Bishop George W. Brooks is Pastor Emeritus of Mount Zion Baptist Church of Greensboro, Inc. where he served faithfully as Chief Elder and Senior Pastor for 37 years. He also served for over ten years as Bishop of Administration of Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, Inc.
Bishop Brooks holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, North Carolina, a Master of Divinity degree from Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Doctorate of Ministry degree from Friends International Christian University in Merced, California. After accepting the call to the ministry in December 1974 and being licensed to preach the gospel in March 1975, Bishop Brooks began his service as Pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church.
Under his leadership, Mount Zion Baptist Church became an international ministry that grew from less than 100 to over 5,000 with missions in West Africa and Haiti. His ministry is devoted to promoting a clear understanding of scripture and bringing Godly change in the communities of the world.
He is the co-founder of Welfare Reform Liaison Project, a vehicle by which welfare recipients are empowered to become self-sufficient. This project has become a national model. Bishop Brooks travels extensively speaking at conferences and revivals, and accepts other opportunities where he can proclaim the gospel. He endeavors to speak what the heart of God is saying to His people with relevance and clarity.
A believer in holistic ministry, he serves the community on a local, state and national level via Tri-State Christian Television (TCT) Board of Directors, Mechanics & Farmers Bank Board of Directors, North Carolina A&T State University College of Arts & Sciences Advisory Board, Beautiful Butterflies, Inc. (a nonprofit Lupus Foundation), and various advisory boards and boards of directors. He also currently serves as the Suffragan Bishop of Global United Fellowship.
Bishop Brooks was named among the “Most Influential Persons in the Triad” by The Business Journal from 2005-2012. Along with many other prestigious awards, he has also been granted the “Order of the Long Leaf Pine” given by the Governor of North Carolina and inducted into the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame.
A native of Hillsborough (Orange County), North Carolina, Bishop Brooks is the son of the late Rev. Luther A. Brooks and Catherine Brooks. He and his wife, Edna, have two children, Kevin (Kim) and Keva (Calvin), and five grandchildren, Jocelyn, Kiandra, Keyon, Gavin, Kaleb.
To schedule a speaking engagement or pastoral counseling contact:
Marcella McLean, Coordinator to Bishop George W. Brooks