Welcome to Greater Faith Ministries (GFM).  We are a kingdom building church, winning souls for Christ. It is our purpose that God's will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Therefore, expect to be informed, motivated, inspired, and encouraged to do the work of the Kingdom of God.  If you have unanswered questions or a thirst for Christ, you have come to the right place. We promise that you will not be disappointed.

     If you looking for a place where you can feel free, not worry about what you are wearing or if you have enough money to give, you have found it. We don’t concern ourselves with such things. We believe that if we seek the Kingdom first, God will provide all of our needs. We also believe that it is the Holy Spirit's responsibility to prefect God’s children, therefore; we focus on encouraging, loving, and nurturing each other in Christ as the Holy Spirit guides us.


     We pray that God’s continued strength, encouragement, and blessings for you and your love ones. We look forward to your visit. Should you have questions, please feel free to contact us. 









                            Reverend Sharon D. Holley-Ward, MSW, D.Min


    Pastor Sharon D. Holley-Ward, founder of Greater Faith Ministries, is a native of Colerain, N.C., and the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Augustus Holley. She is a product of the poorest county in North Carolina, Bertie County. She grew up on a farm where she cared for both animals and crops. She is the first in her community and family to graduate with a college degree.


    Pastor Ward earned her Bachelor of English Degree from the University of Maryland, College Park. She went on to earn her Master of Social Work from Howard University's School of Social Work. She entered Howard University's School of Divinity where she earned a Master's of Divinity degree. Pastor Ward is currently exploring a doctoral program in Theology.


    Pastor Ward has preached, lectured and has conducted numerous retreats and workshops. She was formerly the lead Youth Minister and liaison for Outreach Ministries at New Hope Free Will Baptist Church under the pastorate of Dr. Ernestine Battle. Pastor Ward also served as high school principal in the District of Columbia public school system. She resigned from the school system and relocated to Southern Maryland to devote her attention to full time  ministry, and to her husband, Elvis Ward, and daughter, Tionna Ward.


    The Wards are a family who is mindful and respectful of God's role in their lives and the lives of their church family. To contact Pastor Sharon, please use our Contact Us Page, Facebook or email