Windows on the World: Donald Hilliard
| 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
October 7, 2022: Donald Hilliard: Preacher, Author, Painter, Professor, and Senior Pastor of Cathedral International
Windows on the World (October 7th at 10 a.m.)
Windows on the World (October 7th at 10 a.m.): “Cross the Street”. Bishop Donald Hilliard, Jr. serves as the senior pastor of Cathedral International—The Historic Second Baptist Church in Perth Amboy, NJ. His willingness to “Say Yes!” to the Lord has fostered his ability to provide leadership in the exponential growth of the Church over the last 39 years. Dr. Hilliard’s transformational mindset is reflected in the numerous community development initiatives established under his leadership. He is the Founder and CEO of the Cathedral Community Development Corporation (an umbrella organization providing various outreach services to the local community), the author of fourteen books (including “Midlife, Manhood, & Ministry” and “55 and Counting”), and creator of original pieces of art through his abstract expressionist company Pulpit to the Palate Art.
Ordained into the ministry by the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. in 1978 and consecrated a Bishop under the hand of Bishop John R. Bryant in 1995, Bishop Hilliard is the Presiding Prelate Emeritus and founder of the Covenant Ecumenical Fellowship and Cathedral Assemblies (CEFCA), now known as Covenant Fellowship Alliance (CFA). He continues to serve as Father and Influencer to countless sons and daughters across the nation. Dr. Hilliard earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Eastern College (now Eastern University!), the Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary, and an earned Doctor of Ministry degree from United Theological Seminary as a Dr. Samuel D. Proctor Fellow. Passionate about education, Dr. Hilliard is the former Pastor-Scholar in Residence at Palmer Theological Seminary, as well as a former member of the Board of Directors at Somerset Christian College, Somerset, NJ. Bishop Hilliard is a servant of God who is comfortable in cathedrals, storefronts, and corporate board rooms, and he continues to say “Yes” to the Lord’s call on his life. Learn more about Donald Hilliard.