Rev. Dr. Michael Dennis CurryMichael Dennis Curry was born on May 27, 1950, to Manual and Geneva Curry in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
...With this heritage of Kingdom expansion, Michael Curry accepted his call to ministry in 1975 under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Ronald J. Fowler, Pastor of the Robert Street Church of God (now Arlington Church of God) in Akron, Ohio.
is prepared both spiritually and practically for God's
service to family, community, nation, and world. Rev. Curry earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theology and Family and Marriage Relations in 1978 from Anderson College (now Anderson University) in Anderson, Indiana.He earned a Master of Arts Degree in Religion with emphasis on Pastoral Ministry in 1983 from Anderson School of Theology.
In June 1983, Rev. Curry
accepted the call to pastor the First Church of God
(now First Church of God
Christian Life Center) in Evanston, Illinois.There, he
wife, Carol, and daughter, Shanna, moved and experienced church, family, personal, and spiritual growth.
...In addition to serving as the Executive Pastor of First Church of God Christian Life Center, Rev. Curry served from 1999-2002 in full-time ministry as the Director of Outreach Ministries for Church of God Ministries, Anderson, Indiana.He
was responsible for Global Missions, Church Planting, Mass Communications, and Compassionate/Disaster relief worldwide for Church of God Ministries, Inc.
This responsibility was even more critical with the events of September 11th.Rev. Curry
was called to travel to "Ground Zero."There, he
met with various statesmen and prominent men of God
and was called to speak to the group by the Vice President of the United States.Rev. Curry
was also responsible for the facilitation of the World Forum and Conference of the Church of God
. Presently, Rev. Curry serves as the Board President for International Ministries, a muti- denominational missions organization with over 29,000 missionaries world wide.
Other areas of national and international service have included:
In spite of all of his
accomplishments and honors, Pastor Curry
remains "Brother Mike" - a tireless servant of God
and an ordinary guy, beloved by his
congregation, friends, and employees - who never forgets he's
only human and thanks God daily for the many blessings in his