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Sunday Morning Worship 10am
Bible Study 7:30pm
511 Mitchell Street, Alton, IL 62002
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Pastor Darryl Wilson was born again of the water and of the Spirit
more than 35 years ago. He was baptized by immersion in the name of
the Lord Jesus Christ in January of 1980, and was later filled with the
baptism of the Holy Spirit, speaking in other tongues, in February of
1980. He received his call to the ministry a couple of years later.
Laboring almost exclusively at the Apostolic Church in Belleville,
Illinois, Darryl served in many capacities for over three decades.
During his tenure at the Apostolic Church, he performed a host of
duties, from clean-up crew to teaching adult and teen Sunday school,
preaching, teaching, leading praise and worship and serving as both a
deacon and a trustee. Darryl was given great liberty and support while
serving under two of Belleville's distinguished pastors, Rev. G. E.
Switzer, and Rev. George Szabolcsi.
In 1986, Darryl completed the A.C.T.S. class, a 12-month, ministerial
training program that featured coursework from Jackson College of
Ministries. Later, Darryl went on to assume the role of facilitator of the
A.C.T.S. class, and taught the next couple of waves of the Belleville
church's aspiring ministers in two subsequent iterations of the
After ministering in various offices for more than a quarter century,
and upon receiving the encouragement of the sitting-pastor of the
Apostolic Church, Darryl sought and received his Local license with
the United Pentecostal Churches International in November of 2009.
Almost three years later, he took the next step and was granted a
General license with the UPCI in June of 2012.
Pastor Wilson holds both a B.A. in Advertising and Marketing
Communications, and a Certificate in Web Development from Webster
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