Bishop: Bishop Jerry F. Hutchins
A native of Lithonia, Georgia, Pastor Jerry F. Hutchins devoted his life to the Lord at the age of 13.
was licensed to preach in 1982 at Salem Baptist Church in Lilburn Ga.
first Pastorate in 1984 when he
was called to the St. Galilee Baptist Church in Sparta, Ga where he
led for 3 years.
In 1987 he was called to Pastor the Timothy Baptist Church in Athens, Georgia where he presently serves.
In January 2007, Bishop Hutchins started a Bible Institute in Stone Mountain, Georgia to provide mid-week Bible classes for the members of Timothy who lived in the metropolitan Atlanta area.
That Bible Institute led to the organization of a second church, Kingdom Now, which Bishop Hutchins launched in November 2008.
Pastor Hutchins is passionate about biblical knowledge and understanding and has earned several degrees which include a Bachelors Degree in Biblical Studies, a Masters of Art in Ministry, and a Masters of Divinity.
He also serves as a Visiting Instructor at Beulah Heights University in Atlanta.
He is a prolific writer and has written several essays and articles on subjects ranging from Christian Education to Restoring Fallen Leadership.
Pastor Hutchins is founder and CEO of Jerry F. Hutchins Ministries, Inc., an organization dedicated to teaching and spreading the message of Jesus Christ to everyone throughout the United States and to the Nations.
along with his
wife Sheila are also entrepreneurs.
Together they created Skanvelope
This innovative company developed technology to scan and process contribution envelopes for churches and various printed material for businesses.
This revolutionary technology developed by Skanvelope
is designed to save churches and staff hundreds of man hours and is being used by several high-profile churches across the United States.
Pastor Hutchins is a covenant partner with the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, under the leadership of Bishop Paul S. Morton.
In July 2006 Pastor Hutchins
was officially consecrated as a Bishop in the Full Gospel Fellowship.
First Lady Hutchins works diligently beside her husband Bishop Jerry Hutchins as Church Administrator for Timothy Baptist Church and Chief Operating Officer for Kingdom Now Church.
First Lady has received the necessary credentials in order to be an effective contributor to the Kingdom.
She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Operations from DeVry Institute of Technology and a MBA with a concentration in Human Resources from Keller Graduate School.
In 1998, she
and Bishop Hutchins
founded Jerry F. Hutchins Ministries
, an organization dedicated to teaching and spreading the message of Jesus Christ to people of all ages, backgrounds, and nationalities.
First Lady serves as Chief Operating Officer of Jerry F. Hutchins Ministries
and is on the Board of Directors.
In 2005, First Lady Hutchins co-founded Skanvelope, Inc. with Bishop Hutchins.
is a cutting-edge technology firm that automates the processing of various written documents.
First Lady resides in Covington, GA, with her
husband, Bishop Jerry F. Hutchins
, to whom she
has been married since 1975.
Under the leadership of International Presiding Bishop Paul S. Morton and State Bishops Jerry Hutchins and Stephen Hall, Elder Thomas served as the State Director of Christian Education for Georgia Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship from January 2004 until June 2010.