Our Pastor  


Bishop Harry L. Cohen

Bishop Harry L. Cohen is a native of Eden, NC. He is a graduate of the Douglas High School, Eden, NC and Winston Salem State University, Winston Salem , NC. He has further studied at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC and graduated from Huston Graduate School of Theology with a MA in Theological Studies. He holds the Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree from United Christian College in Goldsboro, NC.


Bishop Cohen is married to the former Linda B. Broadnax of Eden, North Carolina and is the father of Legrande, Harold, and Jeffrey.  He is the proud grandfather of Harry, Aliyah, Charity, Trinity and Joshua.


Bishop Cohen entered the ministry of preaching in July of 1969.  He has served the people of God as Pastorís Kid. Student, Sunday School Teacher, Musician, Choir Director, Evangelist, Assistant to the Pastor, Pastor, District Elder, Member of the Presbytery. Member of the Board of Elders of the Southern District Convocation, Vice President of the New England District convocation of the Original United Holy Church International, Inc.


He has served as pastor of the New Covenant Holy Church of Burlington, NC, Inc. for the past 31 years and the St. Mariah Holy Church of Reidsville, NC for the past 11 years.  Two of the years were positional due to the continued pastorate Mother Lettie Cohen.


In August 1995 he was elected as the Vice President of the New England District Convocation, Bishop Lewis P. Miller, presiding prelate and served faithfully until 1999 when the Re-unification of the Original United Holy Church and the United Holy Church became a reality.


His consecration to the Bishopric in 1997 has increased his services to: Administrative Assistant to the Southern District, Bishop Ralph E. Love, Sr. and Liaison Bishop of the Southern Western, Southern Central and Cape Fear Districts, Dean of the Untied Christian College at Burlington Campus, Secretary of the Provisional Board of Twelve of the United Holy Church of America, Inc. and Bishop of Music Department of the United Holy Church of America, Inc. In 2004, he was elected Vice President of the Southern District Convocation.


Bishop Cohen's motto is "The Only Way Up Is Down."  He considers himself to be a servant of God to the people of God. He serves with a smile.