The Center for Men's Ministry announces the upcoming workshop:
"Aging with Grace & Gratitude:This Is Not All There Is... The Best Is Yet To Come"
When: Saturday, June 23, 2018, 10 am - 12 noon
Where: North Portland Bible College
Cost: $30 per person
Facilitator: Jerry Butler
RSVP: June 14, 2018
"knowing that he who raised the Lord Jesus will raise us also with Jesus and bring us with you into his presence" 2 Corinthians 4:14 (ESV)
Roosevelt (Jerry) Butler
Jerry is currently elder emeritus (retired pastor) at Eastgate Bible Chapel. He came to know the Lord at Elim Chapel in his late teens. Later, he and Thelma fell in love and were married in St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. They have been married for over 40 years. They have been blessed with a son, a daughter-in-law and two beautiful granddaughters. They have lived in Portland for over 30 years.
He also serves as a full-time staff elder (pastor) for Eastgate Bible Chapel. Before that, Jerry worked for 22 years for Freightliner Corporation in Portland. While Jerry was in St. Thomas, he served as elder, youth-leader and Sunday School Superintendent at Grace Gospel Chapel. Jerry continues to serve the Lord by teaching the Word and discipling men. Jerry and his wife Thelma regularly go on short term mission trips to the Eastern Caribbean, teaching the Word, conducting evangelistic outreach and spiritual enrichment workshops.
Jerry has earned an Associate of Arts (AA) in Business Management; a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Finance Law from Portland State University; and a Master of Arts (MA) in Ministry and Leadership (2010) from Western Seminary in Portland.