Bishop Donald Wilton McCalla has been a member the Church of God of Prophecy since 1962. He has been married to his beloved wife, Blanche, for the past 47 years. The Lord has blessed their union with three children; Darrel married to Yvonne, Howard married to Sandra and Avril married to Joel. Through these unions they now have six grandchildren, Andre, Nathan, Ethan, Elicia, Eliana and Annaliese.
His ministry started as a deacon at the Peel Street Church in Birmingham in 1970. His first pastorate commenced in July 1976 at the George Street Church, Balsall Heath, Birmingham until 1982, when he was appointed to pastor Region 3, Gloucester and Stroud Churches. He pastored the Stroud Church for one year and continued to pastor the Gloucester Church until he retired at the end of 2011.
He served as Regional Overseer from 1995 until his retirement in 2011. In this role, his responsibility included being a member of the Executive Board and a National Trustee of the Church of God Of Prophecy. Bishop McCalla was installed as an Ecumenical Cannon of Gloucester Cathedral on November 22nd 2008. An honor that was not only reported in the local press, but in the Church Times, The World Leading Anglican Weekly newspaper. He has worked with the Pentecostal Ministers and also with other denominational clergy in the city of Gloucester for many years. Bishop McCalla has also served as a Chaplin for two consecutive years with the Mayor of Gloucester, and one year with the Sheriff of Gloucester. His ministries involved prison ministry and hospital chapel services. Bishop McCalla was also instrumental in the forming of Churches for Change, in Gloucester. He is very much involved in the social aspects of the community.
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