Co-Pastor Darla L. Steele

Darla Steele is a native of Columbia, South Carolina. She is the daughter of Mr. Casanova and Rosalyn Richardson. She is the wife of Bishop Reginald L. Steele Sr., pastor and founder of Grace Church Ministries Inc. where she serves as co-pastor. They are the proud parents of three sons Reginald, Ryland, and Richmond. Pastor and Co-Pastor Steele are affiliated with the Higher Ground Always Abounding Assemblies Inc. where Dr. Sherman S. Watkins, Th.D. is the founder and Presiding Prelate, and Bishop T.D. Jakes is the Vice Bishop.

Darla is a 1992 graduate of the University of South Carolina where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Broadcast Journalism. She is a Mary Kay Consultant and is also employed with Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina where she serves as a Project Test Administrator for Group and Individual Operations.

Darla preached her initial sermon in 1998 and she has served faithfully in the
ministry in many capacities including Youth and Adult Bible Teacher, Choir
Director, Worship Leader, Program Coordinator, and Girl Scout Troop Leader.

She is widely known as a Woman of God dedicated to His will. She loves God with all her heart and strives to please Him. She is noted for her ability to motivate, inspire and encourage people through the teaching and preaching of God's word.

Mumerous lives have been impacted and changed by the dynamic ministry of Darla Steele.

Favor is deceitful, and beauty is vain; but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised. (Proverbs 31:30 )