Reverend Dr. Eloise R. Morgan a native of Chicago Illinois relocated to Kissimmee, Florida in November 2007 and became a member of Solid Rock Church of God where she serves as an Associate Minister. A licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, she serves as the church’s pastoral care counselor and one of the teachers of the New Membership Class. Dr. Morgan received an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree in May 2005 conferred by Southern California School of Ministry. She holds a Masters of Arts degree from Governors State University, a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of St Frances, and is a registered Nurse graduate from Grady Memorial Hospital. Dr. Morgan’s extensive travel within the U.S.A. and abroad complements her credentials and experience.
Dr. Morgan was ordained as a minister in the state of Illinois in 1995. She served alongside her husband, the late Dr. Marcus H. Morgan as First Lady of Emerald Avenue Church of God, Chicago IL, until his retirement in October 1995. In her capacity as First Lady, she was instrumental in establishing several support groups – an alcohol and drug rehabilitation group and a grief recovery group among others. Upon the passing of her husband, she served in the capacity of Co-Pastor of the Hazel Crest Community Church of God. Concurrently, she assisted with the Evangelism Program. She then served as the interim pastor after the resignation of the senior pastor. Dr. Morgan continued in this position at Hazel Crest Community Church until the installation of their new senior pastor. She continued her service as associate pastor until retirement in October 2007.
The title of Co-Pastor Emeritus was bestowed upon her at her retirement.
Dr. Morgan’s service to the body of believers stretched beyond the local fellowship. She was actively involved in several committees within the Church of God – Anderson, Indiana. She presided as Chairperson of the National Intercultural Relations Committee; The National Women’s Group and the Illinois State Ministers of the Church of God as mentor to those aspiring to become ordained ministers. She also led conferences that focused on intercultural relations, racial issues, self-esteem, and marriage and family.
Dr. Morgan is the widow of the late Dr. Marcus H Morgan and the mother of three biological children. Her daughter Sandy Hines resides with her here in Kissimmee, Fl and is a member of Solid Rock Church. Her eldest son Rudolph Goode resides in Chicago and her youngest son – Pastor Kevin Goode resides in Akron Ohio. She has ten stepchildren who all reside in Chicago except for one who resides in Virginia.
Dr. Morgan continues to practice in Florida as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor specializing in marriage and family therapy, pre-marital counseling, adult / individual, adolescent / child psychotherapy, and grief counseling.
Dr. Morgan’s sincere desire is to serve the body of believers and the community where needed. Her deepest passion is to win souls to Jesus Christ, and to teach, train, and encourage them to be obedient to the teachings of Christ, thereby bringing glory to God.