Meet The Apostle

Apostle Mary Hinton







Dr. Mary Hinton was born in Johnston County and raised in North Carolina. She received her education in Johnston & Wake County Schools. She is the wife of James Hinton and they have 2 sons.

In the early 80’s Mary accepted the call into the ministry under the leadership of the late Overseer Cora Smith. She served faithfully in various roles including teacher, church secretary, missionary, evangelist, usher, Sunday School teacher, associate minister, and many other positions. Through the years as she grew in knowledge, grace, and abilities she knew that God was taking her to a higher dimension in him. She started pastoring at Miracle Center Church, Zebulon, NC in the year 1995. It was then that she felt the need to further her education to prepare herself for the work of ministry. She attended many Theology schools including Liberty University, Hampton VA, Goldsboro-Raleigh Disciples of Christ Institutes, Goldsboro, NC, and the Higher Learning Bible Institute in Wilson, NC where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Theology in 2001. Because of Faithfulness, knowledge, dedication, and commitment to people, church, God gave her favor, Mary received her Doctoral Degree in Theology from Zion Christian School, Wilson, NC under Apostle Elijah Forte School of Ministry.

The spirit of the Lord is upon her He has anointed her to preach the gospel, for such a time as this. Through much praying, travailing and pain, God gave her the vision and the ministry was birthed in 2002. She has been placed by God with a new mandate and charge. She flows in the five-fold ministry where she is anointed, consecrated, trained and equipped for Healing and Deliverance Ministry. She has traveled north and south preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ.

She is the Founder of the Glory Cloud & Fire Ministries, Zebulon, NC. After 24 years of service at GSK, God retired her from work. She is currently serving as full time pastor/president of the church where she works faithfully. She is a God fearing woman, a prayer warrior, spiritual counselor, and is all about God’s business. She has a loving spirit, and truly is a woman of virtue and integrity.

Pastor Hinton has truly been recognized as a Humanitarian Leader who supports, contributes and dedicates her time to the needs of others. She gives herself through selfless acts of kindness, compassionate and love. She is a pillar of the community and surrounding areas. The ministry reaches out to over 100 people a month through the Food Bank Ministry. Her favorite saying is: People don’t care how much you know but know how much you care.

Her motto is: What More Can I Do: If I Can Help Somebody Along The Way Then My Living Is Not In Vain.




“What more can I do: if I can help somebody along the way then my living is not in vain” -Apostle Mary Hinton