Supt. Dr. Herman G. Platt
Dr.Herman G. Platt is the pastor of Wells Memorial Church of God in Christ.
Dr. Platt was born a native to North Carolina in the city of Greensboro, and presently resides in Reidsville, North Carolina. In 1974 he accepted the call to ministry while serving with the Air Force in Okinawa,Japan and was ordained in 1978 by Bishop Ithiel Clemmons at Wells Memorial. He returned to Okinawa, Japan on a second tour and pastured Calvary Church of God in Christ. He operated in numerous capacities and established the church as the headquarters church for the Japan Jurisdiction. In 1984, Pastor Platt founded the Upper Room Church in Son Tong City, Osan Korea. He returned to the U.S. and completed seminary training at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary graduating with a Masters degree in Divinity. Following graduation, he transferred to the United States Navy Chaplains’ Corp and served until his retirement from the military with 28 years of service.
Pastor Platt holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree and is a candidate for the Doctor of Ministry degree from Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA. He holds a Masters of Divinity degree from Southwestern Theological Seminary, Forth Worth, TX, a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD and he holds a certificate of completion as a Clinical Pastoral Education Clinician for the United States Navy. Pastor Platt has also undertaken additional studies toward a Masters’ degree in Human Resources at the University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK. Most important, everyday he is working on his finals for heaven as a saved, sanctified, Holy Ghost filled saint.
In April of 2000, Elder Platt became Pastor of the Wells Memorial Church of God in Christ and serves under the leadership of Bishop Leroy J. Woolard, Jurisdictional Bishop of Greater North Carolina. In May 2010, he was elevated to the office of Superintendent of the Winston District in the Greater North Carolina Jurisdiction. Superintendent Platt is married to the former Rosalind R. Warren. To this union they are blessed with three sons Sigmund, Andreas and Simeon, one daughter, Itinie and four grandchildren.