Bishop Jesse T. Wilson, Sr. was born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio and graduated from Hubbard, High School. He later went on to get his Associates in Electronics at United Electronics Institute Akron, Ohio.
He is the husband of one wife of 33 years; the lovely and virtuous Lady Darlene Wilson and the proud father of three children serving in ministry; two daughters (currently married to preachers) and one son.
Bishop Jesse T. Wilson joined the United States Army and served as a Pershing Missile Technician after graduating from United Electronic Institute. He then changed his military career field to a Supply Logistician. He retired from the US Army with a Distinguish Meritorious Service Medal, after serving in Defending Operation Freedom in Haiti as a Substance Food Coordinator and has also served the United States Government for over 35years.
Bishop Wilson attended Mason Theological Seminary of the Churches of God in Christ under the Oklahoma West Jurisdiction. He is currently majoring in education at the Wayland Baptist University in Hawaii.
This man of God has been serving in the capacity as a Pastor for the past 33yrs. He also served as a Pastor and Administrator Assistant to four other Churches in West Germany, Snyder Oklahoma, and Kent Washington.
Bishop Wilson is currently serving as the Jurisdictional Prelate of the Hawaii Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Churches of God in Christ Inc. He is the current Pastor and founder of a thriving, young, growing church; Center of Deliverance Church of God in Christ located in Waipahu, HI.
Bishop Wilson has received numerous awards for service in the community, civil service, and community involvement from the Governor of Hawaii.
Center of Deliverance ministry is striving to meet the needs of the people through monthly outreach programs, feeding needy families, educating, equipping and empowering the community through several community programs which are:” Ohana (family) Food Bank” and “Project Grace in Action".