Elder Hardee Green is originally from Oxford, NC and the 5th of 6 kids born to James Dennis Green and Luster Dean Green.
Pastor Hardee Green currently resides in Woodbridge, VA with his wife Patricia Green of Cuba, AL. They have 3 sons: Hardee Daronta’ Green, Lawrence Gabriel Green, and Jonathan Michael Green.
He was educated in the public school system in Granville County, and attended J.F. Webb High School, Oxford, NC. He continued his education at NC A&T State University, Greensboro, NC where he received a B.S. Degree in Education (Cum Laude) and was commissioned a 2LT (distinguish graduate) in the Regular Army through the ROTC program. While on active duty he received a Masters Degree in Education from Alabama A&M University, Normal AL (Huntsville).
He is a retired soldier with over 28 years in the United States Army active duty. He’s traveled worldwide on different assignments starting as a Second Lieutenant through the rank of Colonel.
Pastor Green met his Father (Jesus Christ) at an early age attending Vernon Hill Baptist Church, where his grandmother (Wardean Green) would take him to church. He left the church in his teenager years until the age of 24 then he “Repented of his Sins” and came back to the Lord in October 1989 while attending the Gospel Service in Babenhausen, Germany. He rededicated his life back to Christ and began to serve his Father (the Lords Army) for the past 24 years. Pastor Green served faithfully as a Christian brother serving under Dr. Terrell Harris Jr, Pastor, True Light COGIC, Huntsville AL; he received his certificates of ordination to the call of Deacon, March 1998 serving under Pastor Charles Burr, Pastor Abundant Life COGIC (Kitzingen, Germany); certificate of ordination to Minister, December 17, 2000 serving under Superintendent Robert Tramil, Pastor, House of Praise COGIC; certificate of ordination to Elder, August 12, 2004 serving under Superintendent Dr. Melvin Austin, Pastor New Bethel COGIC, certificate of ordination to Pastor, July 10, 2011 serving under Overseer Vance Oldes, Senior Pastor, Liberty House International Ministries, and currently certificate of ordination as Pastor and Founder, True Light Ministry, 20 April 2013.
Co-Pastor Green is a house wife, mother, and Substitute Teacher in the Prince William County School system. She is a member of True Light Ministry, in Woodbridge, Virginia, under the Leadership of her husband Pastor Hardee Green where she operates in the capacity as Co-Pastor, and works diligently by his side in the ministry.
She accepted the Lord as her personal Savior in 1981 in her dorm room while attending college at Alabama A&M University. The Lord spoke audibly to her and said “He had heard her cry and her supplication,” and ministered to her daily through the word, and encouragement of other Christian youths until finding a church home. After seeking God for a church home, she was led to the True Light COGIC in Huntsville, Alabama through Christian friends where she became a member under the leadership of Dr. Terrell and First Lady Dr. Pearl Harris and served in numerous capacities for fifteen years until goining in Holy Matrimony to Pastor Hardee Green then relocating to Lindenbach, Germany where she excepted her call to the ministry and received her certificate as Evangelist/Aspiring Missionary and Church Mother’s Assistant to Mother Carolyn Bell under the leadership of Pastor Charles Burr, Abundant Life COGIC (Kitzingen, Germany). Co-Pastor Green served as Leader of the Women’s Department under First Lady Patricia Tramil and Superintendent Robert Tramil, Pastor, House of Praise COGIC, Clarksville, Tennessee. She received her certificate of ordination as an Evangelist/Missionary under the leadership of Superintendent Dr. Melvin and Claudine Austin, Pastor of New Bethel Cathedral COGIC. Served with the Media, Women’s, and Marriage Ministries while serving under Overseer Vance and First Lady Nicole Oldes, Senior Pastor, of Liberty House International Ministries, also obtained certificate of ordination as Elder. After their release, she was appointed Co-Pastor by her husband, Pastor and Founder of True Light Ministry to serve by his side in the Ministry. Co-Pastor Green is saved, sanctified, filled with the Holy Ghost, loves the Lord with all her heart and His people, and have no other desire than to serve the Lord, please Him and do His will for the rest of her life.