Dr. Gwendolyn G. Weeks, daughter of Bishop and Evangelist Thomas J and Susan E. Weeks, was saved at the tender age of 6 and received her first call to the ministry at age 12. Dr. Weeks believes that salvation and education make a great combination; therefore education has played a great role in her life. She is a graduate of Springfield College, Springfield, Ma; Rhema Bible training Center, Tulsa, OK; and Chicago Theological Seminary, Chicago, IL, where she obtained both the Master’s of Divinity and the Doctor of Ministry Degrees.
Dr. Weeks has served the Body of Christ faithfully. Under the capable leadership of her father Bishop Weeks she worked in the following capacities: custodian, usher, Sunday school teacher, kitchen helper, choir director, preacher and teacher.
Dr. Weeks was the Northeast District Council State Youth President from 1985 till 1988. In 1988 she was ordained by the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World (PAW) and worked as an International Evangelist until 1994. From 1989 till 1998 when she received an Honorable Discharge, she was a First Lt. Chaplain in the Army National Guard. In 1994 Dr. Weeks was installed as the Pastor of the Bethel Tabernacle Pentecostal Church in Boston, Ma., the church founded and pastored by her father for 37 years. In 2000 Dr. Weeks was elected and served 2 terms as the first female chairperson of the PAW’s Northeast District Council. In 1998 she was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the PAW and again worked two terms until 2004. In 2010, Dr. weeks ran again and presently sits as the Lay Director from the East.
Dr. Weeks’ desire is to love and to serve God with her entire being and to be the Servant Shepherd that feeds God’s flock.