Pastor Richard T. Donald Jr.



Richard Donald is a native of Greenville SC. He is married to Terria (Banks) Donald of Anderson SC. Together they share a beautiful family of six children. Reverend Donald has been in the pastorate ministry for 13 years and during these years he obtained his Bachelorette and Masters in Pastoral Counseling from Andersonville Theological Seminary.


In March of 2013 Pastor Donald was called to serve as Senior Pastor of The Open Heart Baptist Church. Pastor Donald loves the people and the community he serves. Under his visionary leadership the church has grown both physically and spiritually. Pastor Donald has always pursued having a ministry that goes beyond the “4 walls of a church”, in the pursuit of that The Center of Excellence Outreach Ministry was created where Pastor Donald is Founder and CEO. Through this ministry Pastor Donald strives to bring self-empowerment to individuals and community through mentoring, motivational speaking, counseling and economic empowerment. Pastor Donald currently serves on the Mills Mill Community Board and is working and assisting in creating a neighborhood revitalization project that will bring better housing and jobs into the Mills Mill Community. He currently serve on the Board of the Greenville Baptist Association, he is a Campus teacher at Martin Webb Learning Center, and an Employment and Life Skills Coach at the Upstate Fatherhood Coalition.


The Lord has blessed Reverend Donald with a lot of different opportunities and gifts, but the greatest gift that he cherishes is every opportunity God gives to save souls and solve problems. Reverend Donald’s focus in life is helping and “Preparing God’s People to Walk with the King”.




Service Times:

Sunday School - 9:45 a.m.

Sunday Worship - 11:00 a.m.

Mid - Week Bible Study - 7:00 p.m.

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Open Heart Baptist

205 Stafford St.

Greenville, SC 29605

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