Dr Bernita Wright
Dr. Bernita Wright is a native of Whitman, West Virginia, baptized in Jesus’ Name and filled with the Holy Ghost since age eleven. She has been ordained an Evangelist with the Original Glorious Church of God
in Christ, Apostolic Faith, Inc. She has been in ministry and leadership since the age of twelve under the pastorate of Bishop Rocine Jackson.
Currently, Bishop Charles M. Laster, Sr. is the prelate. Dr. Wright worked faithfully in the West Virginia Diocese, in the Ohio Diocese, and even in the National. In addition, she served as the Y.P.W.W. President for ten years. Internationally, she did on the A.W.C.F. Youth Arms Committee. Since 2009 she has served as a member of the General Board of Elders of the Original Glorious Church and has held numerous positions that have equipped her for Kingdom work.
Dr. Wright is an educator with a Bachelor’s degree in Christian Education and Administration, a Master’s degree in Theology (Magna Cum Laude), and a Doctorate of Divinity from the International Apostolic College of Grace and Truth in Richmond, Indiana. She is formerly the Visionary and C.E.O. of the W.E.A.P.O.N. Outreach Team and a certified Faith Based Counselor. Her Greatest Passion is SOUL WINNING and DELIVERANCE MINISTRY.
On February 1, 2013, Dr. Bernita Wright retired from the Ohio State University Wexner Hospital, in Columbus, Ohio, with thirty-plus years of service. She is the daughter of the (late) James and Ernestine.
Henley. She resides in Columbus, Ohio, with her husband of forty-two years, Deacon Richard Wright, Jr. They have one son and daughter-in-law, Richard III, “Jai,” and LaQuisha Wright, one grandson, Alexander James Wright, and one granddaughter, Rebeccah Wright.
Dr. Bernita Wright is the Senior Pastor of the Original Glorious Church, Apostolic Faith, Inc. at 2030 Joyce Avenue, Columbus, Ohio. She was appointed Assistant Pastor in 2004, serving alongside Overseer Olivia Hamiter after the late Bishop George M. Steele, Sr., retired from pastoring. Dr. Wright officially became pastor on July 1, 2015, and was installed on July 5. In August 2020, Pastor Wright was Appointed Diocesan Overseer of Ohio and was established in May 2021. Overseer Wright will have reached a milestone of 55 years in ministry this year. Overseer Wright is an accomplished author and contributed articles to the #1 bestselling Women’s Prophetic and Devotional Journal entitled “PUMP IT UP” in 2019.
She has been in partnership with the ChrysoReign TV Network since June 2021.