Bishop Michael Cole has been in ministry for approximately twenty-eight years; twenty-five of those have been in Pastoral ministry. He came to Dixon to plant a church in 1992 from St. James CME church in Freeport, Il. where he served as a local preacher. In 2002, The Worship Center became an independent ministry. He was officially ordained by World Wide Christian Ministries and The Worship Center Ministries as the Senior Elder and Pastor. On March 20, 2006 he was ordained as a Bishop by Lion of Judah Ministries. He now oversees six churches in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Illinois. Bishop Cole is a member in good standing of the American College of Counselors, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies, and a Master’s in Christian Ministry from St. Martin’s College and Seminary. He has been married to wife Geraldine for thirty-nine years. They have four children (one deceased), and ten grandchildren.
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