Dr. Jimmy DuPree, President

Dr. Jimmy DuPree B.A., Lee College 1977
M.Div., Church of God Theological Seminary, 1999
D.Min., Church of God Theological Seminary, 2004

Dr. DuPree has served as Director of Student Services and Instructor of Supervised Ministry and Care at the Pentecostal Theological Seminary in Cleveland Tennessee. He has been a long-term pastor, serving in Tennessee and Florida, actively involved in care and benevolence in both the local and international communities. Dr. DuPree has been involved in feeding programs, disaster relief, children and maternity homes, and social issues that cross socioeconomic, racial, and ethnic boundaries. He is an Ordained Bishop in the Church of God. In the local community, Dr. DuPree has been actively involved in many social, educational, and medical endeavors. He has worked with an ecumenical community to bring the RAM (Rural Area Medical) clinic to Cleveland, in addition to the Ronald McDonald Mobil Dental clinic, and Good Samaritan weekly medical clinic. In addition he has developed and oversaw weekly feeding programs and food distribution. While pastoring in Florida he chaired a coalition for the homeless and served on the Board of Directors for Citrus County Low Income Housing Committee. Dr. DuPree has also been involved in tutoring and mentoring programs. He has lectured and ministered in more than forty nations around the world, conducting Pastor’s and Leadership conferences throughout Africa, Asia and Central America. His international works include; founding New Life Children’s Home and New Life Bible College in Southern India under the leadership of Dr. Norvel Hayes. He is a member of the Association of Theological Field Educators, serving on the Research and Publications committee; he has served on the Board of Director for, the Chattanooga Area Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, Partners for Christian Media, Outside the Gates Ministry, is an active member of the Hiawassee Chapter of the American Red Cross, a Community Service Chaplain, and Certified Trainer for Church of God Chaplains Commission.