Rev. Dr. Hanna R. Broome

President | NC Council of Churches

Rev. Dr. Hanna R. Broome, is a native of Spartanburg, SC, and an ordained Elder in the Central North Carolina Conference in Eastern North Carolina Episcopal District of the A.M.E. Zion Church. Rev. Dr. Broome is a graduate of the University of South Carolina-Upstate with a BA Degree in Information Systems Management. She received her Master of Divinity Degree in Biblical Leadership from Columbia International Seminary. Rev. Dr. Broome completed her Doctor of Ministry degree, Courageous Leadership in a Changing Culture, from Drew Theological Seminary.

Rev. Dr. Broome’s previous pastorate includes Smalls Chapel AME Zion Church, Winnsboro, SC and Catawba Chapel AME Zion Church, Catawba, SC. Rev. Dr. Broome was elevated to Presiding Elder in November of 2016-2021 in the Eastern North Carolina Episcopal District under the leadership of Bishop Kenneth Monroe.

She holds current offices and positions in numerous organizations which include Director of Religious Affairs for Repairers of the Breach, President of the NC Council of Churches, Church Growth and Development of the AME Zion Church, Faith Communities for the North Carolina Poor People’s Campaign Moral Movement, NAACP, National Council of Negro Women, and Faith Leaders of Color against the Death Penalty. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

Rev. Dr. Broome is the proud mother of three sons and six grandchildren.