Oasis Christian Ministries International
Bishop Fred E. Harris, Jr., D.D., Senior Pastor
Rev. Deloris L. Harris, M.Div., Pastor
Bishop Fred E. Harris, Jr., Senior Pastor
Rev. Deloris L. Harris,
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About Us (Our Genesis)...
The First Official Service was held Sunday, August 13, 2006 at the Dr. Martin Luther King Laboratory School Auditorium. We had a powerful Praise and Worship led by Minister George W. Woolridge, Jr. and Bishop Harris Preached under the Anointing of The Holy Ghost from Ecclesiastes 10:5-7 – “Shake the Dust Off.” Membership cards were distributed. Eighty one (81) cards were collected and each person received the Right Hand of Fellowship. On Sunday, August 20, 2006, we continued to Worship God in Spirit and in Truth – Bishop Harris preached “How to deal with a Crazy Situation”, Matthew 17:14-21. Seven (7) souls were added to the Church.
OUR PASSION IS TO HELP THE MASSES TO FIND and FULFILL THE WILL OF GOD FOR THEIR LIVES.
Bishop Fred Ethan Harris, Jr., Senior Pastor of Oasis Christian Ministries International; the man of humble beginnings now leads one of the area's fastest growing congregations. With the vision of empowering all people to know God through life changing experiences from the inside out, Bishop Harris strives to minister to the "unreached". In other words, those people who have either been overlooked or those who are discouraged and disillusioned by traditional church. Bishop Harris is not only an anointed preacher and teacher but he is also a gifted musician and psalmist. As a young man he served as a musician for his church at Richmond Heights Church of God and then he went on to serve as musician in the St. Louis Metropolitan area and the States of Missouri, Illinois and Texas. He was called to the pastorate in July 1984 and has served as pastor of the New Bethel Baptist Church, Bethlehem Baptist Church, and Springfield Baptist Church.
Pastor Harris received early Theological Training at the Missouri Baptist College, Creve Coeur, MO., 1974-1978. He was licensed to preach the Gospel in St. Louis, Missouri on September 8, 1974 at the Mt. Bethel Baptist Church, (Late) Reverend Dr. R. J. Glasco, Pastor; received his Certificate of Ordination from the Olivet Missionary Baptist Church (1984), (Late) Reverend Dr. J.C. Davis, Pastor; completed prescribed courses at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis Missouri (1994) and the Doctorate of Divinity was conferred upon him from Glad Tidings Bible College in St. Louis Missouri (1995). Bishop Harris served as Overseer of District #4, North Shore District of St. Mark Covenant Church Fellowship, International under the leadership of (Late) Bishop W. L. Jordan, Ph.D. In August 2007 Bishop Harris was consecrated to the Office of Bishop and in January 2008 promoted to Office of Regional Bishop..
Genuine Divine Power, With A Purpose, best describes the dynamic preaching and teaching ability of Pastor, Deloris L. Harris. A native of St. Louis, MO, she is an awesome leader who loves the Lord, acknowledges Jesus as her personal Savior, and has a heart of compassion for God's people. Pastor Harris has traveled extensively, preaching and teaching the Gospel for the last 25 years. Her motto is: "Blessed are the Peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God." This year, in August, Pastor Harris received her B.A. Degree, with honors, in Psychology from Governers State University.
In 2006, Pastor Harris was featured in the "African American Pulpit," as an advocate for wives in the ministry. Her featured article gave acclaim to the Pastorate at Oasis Christian Ministries International. A side from her pastoral duties, she is also the wife of the Presiding Prelate of Kingdom Vision Reformation (KVR), Bishop Fred E. Harris, Jr. They are the proud parents of two sons, one daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren. In August 2009, Bishop and Pastor Harris renewed their marriage vows and celebrated 25 years in ministry...
In May of 2012, Pastor Harris graduated from McCormick Theological Seminary of Chicago with a Master's of Divinity Degree.
As the CEO and founder of Women Of Worth (W.O.W.) Ministries...Pastor Deloris L. Harris cordially invites you to attend the upcoming conference October 26 - 28, 2012.