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The National Board of Elders


Albert G. Miller

Albert G. Miller, who is affectionately known as “A.G.,” was appointed to serve as Midwest District Minister in October 1996.  He currently serves as pastor of the Oberlin House of the Lord Fellowship in Oberlin, Ohio.  The Fellowship began in 1998 as a Bible study in Miller’s home and has since evolved into a vibrant congregation.

Pastor A.G.’s ministry experience varies widely. He was ordained Senior Minister with The House of the Lord and Church on the Mount, Inc. in 1981.  He served as an Associate Minister in the Brooklyn church from 1980 to 1982, and as organizing Minister of the church’s Philadelphia fellowship from 1987 to 1991.

Among his many professional ministry and social work experiences, A.G. has worked with Young Life as its Director of Recruitment and Training in the National Office of Urban Affairs in Denver, Colorado, as youth minister of its Stamford, Connecticut operation, and with New Life on the Lower East Side in New York City.

In 2018 after serving 27 years, Pastor A.G. retired as Associate Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Oberlin College, where he served as Chair of the Department twice.  His specialties are American and African American religious history.  He received B.S.W. and M.S.W. degrees in social work from Adelphi University, and the M.A. and Ph.D. in religion from Princeton University with further study at Union Theological Seminary in New York City and Iliff School of Theology in Denver. Miller is the author of Elevating the Race: Theophilus G. Steward, Black Theology, and the Making of an African American Civil Society, 1865-1924 (The University of Tennessee Press).

Pastor A.G. has been married to Rev. Brenda Grier-Miller for more than forty-four wonderful years and they are blessed with four adult children, and gifted with one daughter in-law, one son in-law and four marvelous grandchildren.

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