Rev. Dr. Edward Harding, Jr.

The Reverend Dr. Edward P. Harding, Jr. is the Senior Pastor of Prince George’s Community Church. He is the first pastor of the church and serves as the current Minister of the Word and Sacraments.

A native of Garysburg, North Carolina, the Reverend Dr. Harding was educated in the public schools of Northampton County in North Carolina. Dr. Harding received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting (with honors) from North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, North Carolina; his Master of Divinity degree from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and his Doctor of Ministry degree from Hartford Seminary in Hartford, Connecticut.

Dr. Harding was formerly the pastor of Northeastern Presbyterian Church of Washington, DC and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Presbyterian Church in Springfield, Massachusetts. Pastor Harding’s ministry focuses upon strengthening the faith of the parishioners and extending the mission of the church to serve and assist those in need in the community.

Pastor Harding serves on various organizations, committees and executive boards; to include The Collective Banking Group. In addition, he holds the position of Field Staff for the New Church Development Program of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Pastor Harding also had the pleasure to serve as the 2008 Moderator for the National Capitol Presbytery.  Currently, Pastor Harding directs field education at the Howard University Divinity School.

Pastor Harding is married to the former Karen Brown. The Hardings are the proud parents of one daughter, Tuere, and one son, Edward, III.

Pastor Edward P. Harding, Jr. can be reached by email at