Dr. Vince &
Lady Cheryl Hairston
On November 11, 1985, during his freshman year in college, Pastor Vince gave his life to Christ on the campus of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (A&T). He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in History Education from A&T in 1989, graduating with honors. Pastor Vince preached his initial sermon in 1988 at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, his home church in Cascade, Virginia.
Having served faithfully under two great generals of the faith, during his college years, Pastor Vince joined Evangel Fellowship Church of God in Christ under the leadership of the late Bishop Otis Lockett, Sr. In 1990, he joined Mount Zion Baptist Church, under the leadership of Bishop George Brooks. Pastor Vince was ordained in 1992 by the Guilford Missionary Baptist Association.