Bishop Terry Hill Jr.
Bishop Terry Lamar Hill, Jr. is founder and senior pastor of The Citadel Church of Jacksonville. Born to Reverend Terry and Lady Debora Hill, Sr., he is a native of Florida and the oldest of five children.
Needless to say, his first ministry is to his family. He is married to his life partner, First Lady Kim Yvette Hill. Together they have two beautiful daughters, Brianna Nicole and Terria Yvette.
He is the host of the “Power Up with Pastor Terry” Radio Show airing weekdays on Praise 107.9FM. In his own unique way, he presents a balanced beginning to the day with laughter, inspiration and the Word of God.
Preaching since the age of 9, he is no stranger to service having worked in nearly every facet of church ministry.
Terry L. Hill, Jr. is a graduate of Lancaster Bible College. In 2006, he completed the prestigious Summer Leadership Institute of the Harvard Divinity School. He is also the recipient of an honorary doctorate degree. He is currently pursuing his Master of Divinity degree from the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University.
In addition to serving as a senior pastor and radio host, he is also an actor and author having penned two devotionals, “When God Speaks Through Our Children” and “When God Speaks: In Daily Life”. In 2018, he was consecrated a Bishop under the hand of Bishop Eric D. Garnes in the United Covenant Churches of Christ. He currently serves United as Secretary General under Presiding Bishop G.E. Livingston.
Lady Kim Hill
First Lady Kim Yvette Hill is a native of Jacksonville, Florida. She is the daughter of the late James and Inez Murray and youngest of four children. Unafraid to accept God as a young child, Lady Kim became involved in both the church choir and dance ministries
As a young adult, she continued to hone her performing arts skill and love for God by acting as leader of her church’s “Joy Explosion” (a Friday night praise service). Lady Kim received an academic scholarship to the University of Florida where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, specializing in Finance.
Lady Kim has remained consistent in ministry currently serving as the Church Administrator and leader of Jehovah’s Jewels (Women’s Ministry) and Youth Dance Ministries. Additionally, she currently serves as the National Women's Ministry Director for the United Covenant Churches of Christ, Bishop Eric D. Garnes, Presiding Prelate.
Lady Kim also serves as a Journey Partner/Board Member of Sister’s United for the Journey, a multi-denominational women’s group designed to encourage and mobilize women all over the country, through workshops and group activities, to walk out their divine purpose. In 2016 thegroup published a book of prayer and intercessions titled “50 Shades of Change” of which Lady Kim is a contributing author.
In addition to serving in the role of First Lady and founder of the Citadel Church of Jacksonville, she has established an impressive tenured career as an Insurance Underwriter for a reputable insurance organization.
While her obligations to the ministry are a priority, and she is a mother to many, Lady Kim ensures that her greatest role is that of her husband’s helpmeet and the mother to their two enchanting daughters, Brianna Nicole and Terria Yvette.
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