Bishop Kenneth H. Moales, Sr. the author of Strategies for Spiritual Warfare: A Collection of Sermons was a native of Bridgeport, Commecticut and the founding pastor of the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit formerly the Prayer Tabernacle Church of Love, Incorporated. Bridgeport, Connecticut for 42 years. He was an alumnus of the Nyack Alliance College as well as, the University of Bridgeport. In 2004 he received the “Honoris Causa” Doctor of Divinity Degree (D.D.) from The Joint College of African-American Pentecostal Bishops of Cleveland, Ohio in Rome 2004. Bishop Moales was a servant of God. He believed the redemptive Word of God brought deliverance and healing to the oppressed.
In 1995 he was consecrated and installed as Presiding Prelate of the Pentecostal Church of jesus Christ. His episcopate serves the states of Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New york, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. Bishop served on the Executive Board of the Joint College of African American Pentecostal Bishops.
In 1993 he succeeded the Father of Gospel Music, Dr. Thomas A. Dorsey, as President of the National Convention of gospel Choirs and Choruses, Inc. (www.ncgccinc.com) which celebrated 77 years of Gospel Music ministry in Orlando FL. August 2010. Bishop Moales served as historical Consultant for the 100th Birthday Celebration of Dr. Thomas A. dorsey for the Lincoln Center Festival of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at Avery Fisher Hall. He has been a lecturer at the American Museum of natural History in celebrating “The Life and Legacy of thomas A. Dorsey”, a member of the Advisory Board of Gospel Today Magazine, member of the New york Chapter of the national Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc., Executive Board Member of Hamption University Minister’s Conference and a member of the Board of Directors for The Gospel Complex for Education and Preservation.
Bishop Moales was inducted into the prestigious International Gospel Music Hall of Fame & Museum, for his many years of committed work to God through Gospel Music.
Bishop Moales is the honorable husband to Lady Peggy Anne Moales for 43 years. He was the proud father of three children, grandfather of 12 grandchildren and 1 great-grand child.