Bishop Wesley T. Cherry, Sr. is the humbled and esteemed Pastor of the Word Alive Church International in Manassas, Virginia, where he has served tirelessly since its inception in May 1994.
Bishop Wesley T. Cherry, Sr. is an apostolic voice and servant leader with a passion for God and compassion for people. He serves as the esteemed Pastor of the Word Alive Church International in Manassas, Virginia since its inception in May 1994. Cloaked in humility and postured in power, his tireless commitment reflects his desire to witness transformed and victorious lives through the reality and relevancy of Jesus Christ.
He is the loyal husband to the elegant and elect Lady Jan Cherry who compliments and serves him with distinct honor and ardent zeal! They are graced with two sons, Wesley Jr. (wife Kara), Joel Mark and their beloved grandchildren!
Summary of credentials include: B.A. in Social Science, M.A. in Pastoral Counseling and Doctorate in Theology (Th. D.) as well as an honorary doctorate from Faith Christian University and Schools. In 2007, Bishop Cherry was appointed to the office of Bishop within the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International by the Fellowship’s founder, the honorable Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr. and the Bishop’s Council. In addition to the Pastorate of Word Alive Church International, Bishop Cherry serves as the State Bishop of Virginia and on the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops and General Overseers of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International under the leadership of presiding Bishop Bishop Joseph W. Walker, III.
Without question, Bishop Cherry exemplifies the pursuit of Kingdom order and excellence. His life’s mission and mark continue to largely impact lives across the nation. To God Be the Glory!
Lady Jan Marie Cherry is an anointed, faith-filled woman of God who flows in divine order with God, her family, ministry and career. Her fervent love for God and His people is exemplified by her lifestyle of kingdom excellence and purposeful living.
Lady Jan has served diligently in multi-ministry capacities including Youth Advisor, Adult and Youth Choir Directress and currently serves as Helps Ministry Coordinator, Women’s Ministry Director (Women Armed & Ready), and First Lady of Word Alive Church International! Her most passionate ministry is the diligent service to her husband, Bishop Wesley T. Cherry, Sr. She also has a genuine love and affinity toward children–always encouraging them to develop to their fullest potential and achieve personal greatness in life.
Her elegance, grace and no-nonsense style defines her as a 21st century First Lady with a relevant word that transforms lives through the power and presence of Jesus Christ. Lady Jan and Dr. Cherry are graced with two handsome sons, Wesley Jr. (wife Kara), Joel Mark and adorable grandchildren.