Pastor Gregory Wilson is the positive powerhouse pastor of
Grant African Methodist Episcopal Church located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Prior to being appointed to Grant he served as the pastor of the Coleman Chapel Church (Kenosha, Wisconsin) under Pastor Wilson's leadership, Coleman Chapel experienced growth both in spirit and membership along and new found community influence.
Pastor Wilson has also been assigned by the Rt.
Pastor Wilson has received his educational training at Lincoln University (PA), York College (NY), the University of Maryland (European Division), Martin University (IN), International Seminary (FL) and from Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC), located in Atlanta, Georgia.
major courses of study have been Religion and Social Services, with minor concentrations in Education and Communication.
He is currently continuing his educational pursuits at Trinity College of the Bible and Theological Seminary.
While serving in the United States Army, he was raised March 29, 1980 into masonry, the Charles E. Jones Lodge #118, (Heilbronn, West Germany) PHA - Maryland Jurisdiction where he served as Senior Deacon prior to his return to the state.
has since been involved with lodges in Texas and Indiana.
In March 2001, Wilson
was appointed to Grant Church.
Pastor Wilson has instituted numerous new ministries within the church.
prophetic preaching twelve men and women have responded to their call to the ministry.
He was a member of the Chicago Conference Board of Trustees, was an Alternate Delegate to the 2000 AME Church General Conference and served as the District Church School Superintendent for the St. Paul/Milwaukee Presiding Elder District.
He had recently been appointed to serve on the Education Committee of the 1 st Congressional District (WI) by Rep.
Pastor Gregory has instituted many new ministries in a short period of time.
He was recently appointed to serve as the Dean for the Canadian Conference Ministerial Training Institute and also was the preacher for the Communion worship service of the 118 th Annual Conference.
He also serves on the Conference Finance Committee and as a Conference Trustee
tenure in ministry has also been eventful outside of the church arena.
He is the founder of the Sabayt Enterprises , which is an organization, which is committed to educating persons with regards to African Culture and African American Heritage.
also has organized E.A.G.L.E.S. Vision Ministries a prophetic ministry with a broad ecumenical base.
He is a prolific writer, much sought after preacher, teacher and workshop presenter that both inspires and informs.
He has served on a number of boards in the local community, recently having Co-chaired the Kenosha Unified School District Referendum Committee that successful led to the passage of a school funding referendum, for the first time in twenty years, to construct a new school which will be build in the minority community.
has also been the recipient of many awards for his
outstanding comment to the spiritual enlightenment of his
congregation and the community.
Most recently he has been asked to serve as a Contributing Columnist for A.M.E. Today, and Internet Information Web Site.
A central focus for Pastor Wilson's work throughout his
denomination and nationally as well revolves around the unique challenges and needs of today's youth.
provides a powerful exhortation to young people in saying, "Time and again we tell our young people the things they can't do. 'You can't do this and you can't do that.' It is time that we start telling our young people the things they can do.
Pastor Wilson is constantly challenging his members to raise the standard of ministry through excellence.
and his wife Reverend Brenda C. Edmonds-Wilson, BSW (Director of Social Services for Kenosha Salvation Army), an Ordained Deacon, in her third year of study for the Itinerant Ministry in the African Methodist Episcopal Church
they are the proud parents of two children Olivia (4 th District YPD Family Life coordinator) and Anthony (YPD President, Coleman Chapel AMEC
, Kenosha, WI).