A Message From Our Bishop


Rev. Dr. Bernard Reese is a native of Queens, New York. He is married to Mrs. Sandra D. Reese of Worcester, Massachusetts. He is the father of five grown children, two sons and three daughters.

In addition to serving as pastor of FraminghamChurch of God in Christ in Framingham, MA., Dr. Reese is currently an Adjunct Professor at Worcester State University in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is an assistant principal at Doherty Memorial High School in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is a former teacher of mathematics with State of Massachusetts certification in middle and high school mathematics. He serves as the District Superintendent of Headquarters’ District, Jurisdictional Secretary and Jurisdictional Dean of Education of The Greater New Hampshire Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction under the leadership of Bishop Robert L. Webbs, Sr. He serves as the Regional Coordinator for Jurisdictional Secretaries in New England, Region 8, under the General Secretary of the National Church of God in Christ, Inc., Bishop Joel H. Lyles and the National Director of Regional Coordinators, Supt. Eddie Whitelaw.

Pastor Reese is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA., Ed. D. in Educational Administration, Research and Policy. He is a graduate of WestfieldCollege, Westfield, MA. CAGS (Certificate of Advance Graduate Studies) in Education Administration. He is a graduate of LehmanCollege, Bronx, N. Y. M.Ed., in Mathematics Education. He is a graduate of ShawUniversity, Raleigh, N.C., B.A. in Mathematics Education. He is a graduate of ShawDivinitySchool, Raleigh, N.C., B. Th., (Bachelor of Theology) in Christian Education. He is a graduate of HalifaxCommunity College, Weldon, N.C., A. A. in Secondary Education. He is a graduate of Champion International Trade School, Roanoke Rapids, and N.C., Certificate of Apprenticeship, Class “A” Journeyman Maintenance Employee. Dr. Reese is also a graduate of Boys High School, Brooklyn, N.Y.