The Reverend Gregory J. Bentley is Co-Moderator of the 224th General Assembly (2020) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). He, along with Ruling Elder Elona Street-Stewart, was elected and moderated the denomination’s first ever on-line assembly in June 2020.
An Alabama native, Bentley is a graduate of Stillman College, International Denominational Theological Center, and Auburn University. He worked as a high school biology and science teacher in Selma while serving as a bi-vocational pastor at Northern Heights Presbyterian Church.
In 2001, he became a full-time pastor at Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church in Tuscaloosa and currently pastors the Fellowship Presbyterian Church in Huntsville.
Rev. Bentley has served in a number of capacities in the denomination, including serving as president of the National Black Presbyterian Caucus. Bentley has also served on committees for the presbytery (the regional organization of congregations) and as commissioner to the General Assembly as well as president of the Huntsville Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.