Pastor Jerome M. Hurst is a native of Cincinnati, OH. He is a graduate of Oakwood College where he received his degree in Elementary Education and Theology. Pastor Hurst has a rich and extensive background of 21 years as a teacher, principal, pastor, and conference departmental director. During his 21 years of dedicated service, Pastor Hurst has distinguished himself as a compassionate, friendly, humble, determine, visionary, and community-minded leader.
Pastor Hurst has been privileged to preach the Good News of Salvation across North America, the Carribean, and South America. He has been the key note speaker for Men and Women Conferences, Youth Rallies, Graduations, and Revivals. As a result of his willingness to share his gifts many persons have been touched by his sermons, challenged in his workshops, and changed by his seminars. The Lord has tremendously blessed his ministry, reinforcing his emphatic belief that “If you do the ridiculous, God will do the miraculous.”
Pastor Hurst is married to Dr. Carolyn Henry-Hurst of St. Croix US Virgin Islands. Lady Hurst is the founder and president of GoingGodWard Ministries. The Hursts' have been blessed with two beautiful and talented daughters Je’Vern and Je’Rie.
Pastor Hurst favorite text is found in Isaiah 43:18 and 19, “Remember ye not the former things neither consider the things of old. Behold I will do a NEW THING…” It is his prayer that God’s new thing will be established and manifested in and through him as he ministers to the Southeast Church and the City of Cleveland.