Bishop Jerry Boose Celebrates His 16th Pastoral at Second Baptist

Bishop Jerry L. Boose (Second Baptist) with guest speaker Bishop Designate Michael T. Scott (Sr. Pastor of Galilee Baptist Church Kalamazoo, Michigan_ Global Midwest Provincial Bishop.)

By Dawn Scotland
The Truth Reporter

Bishop Jerry L. Boose and First Lady Debra Boose celebrated their 16th Pastoral Anniversary at Second Baptist Church in Monclova, Sunday March 3. The theme for the evening was “The Year of Next: Called to Do Service”  (Scripture: Acts 18:23). The guest preacher for the evening was Bishop Designate Michael T. Scott, senior pastor of Galilee Baptist Church Kalamazoo, Michigan; Global Midwest Provincial Bishop.

The masters of ceremonies for the evening were Bro. Tyran & Sis. LaTonya Boyd. Followed by an exhortation prayer by Elder Ronnell Ferrell and Elder Clerance Nedd, the Second Baptist Praise and Worship Team led the congregation in a number of spirit-filled selections.

The welcome was given by Mother Emma Brown. Following were the Words of Encouragement by Trustee Lee and Sis. Lorraine Smith and the Reading of the Biography by Bro. Caleb McCain.

Bishop Jerry L. Boose is a native of Toledo, graduating from Jesup Scott High School and the University of Toledo. He furthered his education by receiving a bachelor’s degree from Ashland Bible College, a master of Biblical Studies and doctoral degree of Divinity from the Eastern Missouri Bible College.

For over 30 years Bishop Boose was a member of Indiana Avenue Baptist Church, under the leadership of the late Rev. John E. Roberts. While attending Indiana Avenue Baptist Church, Bishop Boose received his certificate of Ordination in 1984, Certificate of License in Ministry in 1999 and Certificate of Ordination in 2005. On Saturday, August 12, 2023, Pastor Boose was consecrated to the office of Bishop in the Lords Church through the Joint College of Bishops headed by Bishop Patricia McKinstry.

Bishop Brehon Hall, O. Longmire, Bro. DeVon Robinson, Tony Lee, Elder Judith Tillman, Zante Morris Sr.

In 2008, Pastor Boose was called to be the Shepherd of Second Baptist Church. His commission from God was to “Teach and Preach and God will do the increase.” On September 13, 2015, Second Baptist Church moved into their new home in Monclova, Ohio. He describes the church as being “on the edge of town.”

Bishop Boose joined the Toledo Fire Department in 1984; in 1991 he became a firefighter paramedic. In 2001 he became the administrator of Health Benefits for the City of Toledo Firefighters and their families; he held this position for 13 years and retired in 2014.

Throughout the City of Toledo Bishop Boose is involved with Lucas Metropolitan Housing  Service Corporation, Neighborhood Health Association, CEO OF Agape Second Chance Corporation, Toledo Urban Federal Credit Union and chaplain for the Toledo Fire department. He holds the title of Ohio State Bishop of Global United Fellowship. Bishop Pastor Boose is married to Lady Debra Boose and they have one daughter, Ariana Boose.

For the year 2024 Bishop Boose’s vision is Outreach. It is imperative that “we reach, teach and love on the unsaved.” Through his teaching Bishop Boose has taught Second Baptist Church to “walk by faith and not by sight.” He is dedicated to presenting the Plan of Salvation to every person his ministry encounters regardless of their circumstances. That is one reason he calls Second Baptist “The Church of a Second Chance.”

The Call for Giving was presented by VP Bishop Brehon Hall (Pastor, Greater New Psalmist Church; Bishop of Protocol, Global United Fellowship)  and the Introduction of the Speaker by Bishop Darnell Sheares Sr. (Pastor of Fresh Wind Church; Southwest Provincial Bishop, Global United Fellowship). A ministry in dance was minister by Elder Clarnece and Sis. Sha’Bre Nedd.

Bishop Designate Michael T. Scott Sr. (Pastor, Galilee Baptist Church Kalamazoo, Michigan Global Midwest Provincial Bishop) gave the sermon.

Presentations were given at the pulpit celebrating the Bishop and First Lady. Daughter Sis. Ariana Boose thanked the congregation and Bishop and First Lady gave remarks.

“Second Baptist, we love you and appreciate each of you. We thank you for the opportunity to serve you for 16 years. We are humbled and grateful!! May God continue to bless and keep each of you!, stated Bishop and First Lady Boose.

Special thanks were given to Bishop Designate Michael T. Scott Sr., VP Bishop Brehon Hall, Bishop Darell Sheares Sr., Elder Clarnece and Sis. Sha’Bre Nedd, Sis. Debra Jones & the Hospitality Ministry of Second Baptist, Second Baptist Praise & Worship Team and Second Baptist Media Team.