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About Bishop Ernestine Cleveland Reems:
Bishop Ernestine Cleveland Reems is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Center of Hope Community Church in Oakland, CA. While functioning as Pastor for over 39 years, Bishop Reems has impacted her local community by providing for those in need through the development of a food feeding ministry, a charter school with grades K - 8, a 150 unit affordable housing complex, a 56 unit building for senior housing, and a 17 unit transitional facility for homeless single women with children. Bishop Reems is dedicated to making the Word of God come alive in the community through service.

Her reach and impact have extended beyond her local community through Kingdom Builders Ministerial Alliance, an organization she founded to mentor leaders of urban ministries. Additionally she supports missionary projects in Haiti and throughout South Africa. As a trial blazer, Bishop Reems has forged a new path for women and men in ministry. Her efforts through Ernestine C. Reems Ministries Inc. have offered her the opportunity to speak to national audiences in an annual conference and regional Wisdom Retreats. The powerful anointing on Bishop Reems' life makes her one to watch to see the manifestation of God's awesomeness in our time!

Bishop Reems-Dickerson is a very dedicated and involved minister as well as a powerful evangelist. She is also the author of "In the Storm" and a devotional wisdom journal. In addition to her many ministerial duties, she is the loving mother of two sons, Brondon and Brian. Brian is the proud father of Bishop's youngest grandchild, Robert Paul. Reverend Brondon Reems, Bishop's eldest son, and his wife Reverend Maria Reems were installed as Pastors of Center of Hope Community Church in October 2004. They are the proud parents of Brendon and Bryson. Truly the doting grandmother, Bishop Reems-Dickerson loves spending time with her grandchildren when she isn't traveling to preach the gospel. Bishop's husband of 41 years, Deacon Paul Reems, went home to be with the Lord in 2000. Love found Bishop Reems-Dickerson once again and she married Theotis Dickerson in 2003.

Bishop Ernestine's Birthday celebration
July 5 - 11
Event details:
Phone: (510) 633-5133

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