Bishop Dennis R. Pitts, Sr.,

Our Pastor Bishop Dennis Pitts has been preaching the gospel since 1973. He has served as Senior Pastor of New Covenant Church of God in Hickory, NC since 2003. As Senior Pastor, Bishop Pitts has a heart for Jesus, and for telling people about God’s love.
Our pastor has served as District Overseer of Burke-Catawba-Caldwell District for since 2012.  The three became the Foothills District, consisting of 15 churches.   He currently serves on Western North Carolina Church of God State Evangelism Board.  He has served consecutivly on WNC State Boards, including the Youth & Decispleship Board and the State Counsil since 1994.

Bishop Pitts is married to the former Melody Wood of Whittier, NC.  They have two children, Dennis Pitts Jr and Carrie Dietrich.  Dennis Pitts Jr is a Firefighter having served in Louisiana at different departments for 18 years and North Carolina from 2021 to the present.  Carrie is an Ordained Minister and her husband Matthew is an Ordained Bishop in the Church of God.  Carrie serves as Music Director and Administrative Assistant at New Covenant Church of God.  Matthew currently serves as Assistant Pastor.  Bishop Dennis and Melody Pitts are the proud grandparents of one beautiful granddaughter, Bella.

Bishop Pitts is excited about reaching people for the Kingdom of God!