Pastor Michael Hatch
Michael Hatch was born and raised in Washington, D.C., but later moved to Las Vegas in 1990. Pastor Hatch received a Bachelor of Science in Real Estate/Pre-Law from Clarion University in Pennsylvania, where he was also a founding charter line member of the XI Sigma Extention Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He attended Bethany Bible College in Las Vegas, and received a Masters degree in Ministry from Masters International University of Divinity in 2014. Pastor Hatch is a John Maxwell certified Executive Leadership Trainer. He is currently a PhD candidate at Jacksonville Theological Seminary in the area of Clinical Christian Counseling.
Pastor Hatch is currently the Senior Pastor at Balm of Gilead Global Ministries. He is the Founder and Director of City Wide Unity Prayer Las Vegas. As a result of this initiative, over the last decade, approximately 126 churches have gathered together in prayer every Saturday morning. Pastor Hatch is also a founding charter line member of the City of Las Vegas Mayor’s Faith Initiative in 2012. Since 2015, he has been the Chairperson for the Strengthening the Family work group. He has also been a missionary to the Country of Nigeria Africa (Logos, Enewgkue, Ubawka) where signs and wonders of the blind receiving their sight, deaf ears opening to hear, and the lame walking were witnessed.
Pastor Hatch is the President and Chief Real Estate Appraiser at Nevada Real Estate Valuations, Inc (formerly Michael Hatch Real Estate Appraisal, Inc.). He was the first African American to receive the prestigious Senior Real Estate Analyst (SRA) designation from the Appraisal Institute. In addition, Pastor Hatch is a three-term state director for the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers. In 1996, he was voted into Who’s Who Among Outstanding Americans.
Pastor Hatch has been married for 27 years and has 6 adult children.