Pastor Jerome McDonald saved by the grace and power of God in 1994. He was called into ministry in 1996 at House of Deliverance Penecostal Church under the leadership of the late Jesse Battle Sr.
Pastor McDonald graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. He received his ministerial training at House of Deliverance Church and served as a Youth and Adult Sunday School teacher. He obtained his ministerial license in the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World and later became an Assistant Pastor at House of Deliverance Penetecostal Church under the leadership of Bishop Jesse Battle, Jr.
Pastor McDonald started High Calling Ministries Church of the Apostolic Faith on November 15, 2008 with his lovely wife Jacqueline, their two children and a few people. He is an ordained Pastor in the Higher Ground International Ministries under the leadership of General Overseer Bishop Larry J. Baylor and Assistant General Overseer Bishop Terrance Coleman.
Pastor McDonald is married to First Lady Jacqueline McDonald. They are the proud parents of two daughters, Jenisha and Jayla
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Mrs. Jacqueline McDonald serves as the First Lady of High Calling Ministries Church of the Apostolic Faith where her husband is Pastor Jerome McDonald. She is a dedicated and proud mother of two daughters, Jenisha and Jayla.
Lady McDonald was saved at House of Deliverance Church in 1992 under the leadership of the late Bishop Jesse Battle, Sr. She served as Youth Director and Sunday School teacher under the guidance of Bishop Battle, Jr. She received a Bachelor's Degree in Finance from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and a MBA from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Lady McDonald seeks to please God in word and deed. She is committed to leading by example, serving the people of God and helping Pastor McDonald fulfill the vision of God for High Calling Ministries Church. As the Director of the Women's Ministry, she seeks to empower the women of God through the Word of God.
Her favorite scripture is Galatians 6:9, "And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not."
Christal Rogers was saved in 1999 under the stewardship of Bishop Lewis Johnson at King of Kings Church of God in Christ International.
In 2003, she accepted her call to ministry and began preaching and teaching the word of God. Missionary Rogers, as she was known then, wore a number of hats. She oversaw the evangelism team, ran the youth department, worked in the treasury department in addition to a number of other responsibilities. She served her pastor faithfully for 13 years before transitioning to High Calling Ministries.
Christal is the founder of CR Events L.L.C. and a number of other entrepreneurial endeavors. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Missouri St. Louis and a Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Administration from Lindenwood University.
She adamantly believes that ‘your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God’ (1 Corinthians 2:5). She is fully persuaded that if ‘God said it, I believe it and that settles it’.
Christal is a dedicated mother to her daughter, Bria.
Sr. Minister Caroline McDonald was called into ministry in 2011 under the leadership of the pastor and founder Jerome and First Lady Jacqueline McDonald of the High Calling Ministries Church.
Caroline McDonald was saved at House of Deliverance Church in 1984 under the leadership of the late Bishop Jesse Battle, Sr. She served as a Sunday school teacher and as the Youth Director under the guidance of the late Bishop Battle, Sr., and as the Single Ministry Director under the guidance of Bishop Battle, Jr. She received a Bachelor's Degree in Management & Organizational Behavioral from the University of Missouri-St. Louis Missouri.
Caroline McDonald transition to the High Calling Ministries Church of the Apostolic Faith on November – 2008, with continual growth in the knowledge of GOD. Minister Caroline McDonald believes that there is great power in our testimonies that will impact the lives of others that they too will believe GOD for their Victory.
Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. Matthew 5:16
Christal was saved by grace and accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior under the leadership of Bishop Battle Jr. Christal served as Prison Ministry Coordinator and on the Baptism Committee at House of Deliverance Church. God saw fit to transition her to High Calling Ministries in 2008 that is where she accepted her call into the ministry. Christal was born and raised in St. Louis Missouri. She is a devoted mother of two children.