The Spellmans

Bishop Harold Spellman
Founding & Senior Pastor
Peniel Praise Community Church

Bishop Harold Spellman is an ordained Bishop of the Church of God International Headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee. He is also the Founding and Senior Pastor of the Peniel Praise Community Church.


Bishop Spellman has a Master’s Degree in Human Services from Lincoln University and has received his Doctorate of Humanities Degree from the Institute of International Studies in Alexandria, Virginia. He is the author of the book Images, Idols, and Other High Places as well as the author of the Advanced Course on Addictions.


He has written various articles and has been the contributing writer for the Evangel and Profiles Magazines. He has been the featured speaker for numerous Men’s Workshops, Marriage Workshops, Staff Trainings, Retreats, Conferences, Camp Meetings, Conventions, special services, and revival services.


Bishop Spellman serves on the Pennsylvania Church of God State Council and the Church of God Ministerial Examination Board. He is also a member of the Peniel Drug/Alcohol Treatment Center Board of Directors.


Bishop Spellman is married to Dr. Marion Spellman, Founder of the Peniel Drug/Alcohol Treatment Center and Co-Pastor of PPCC. Bishop Spellman is the father of two sons, Skip and Toby and grandfather of two.