Pastor & Overseer William E. Dickerson II started Greater Love Tabernacle in 1989, with an emphasis on reaching the hurting and disenfranchised of society.  He has served as a youth minister, counselor, tutor, Boston Public School teacher and a loyal advocate for children and troubled individuals in courts throughout the Commonwealth. 


      In 1995 he founded the Family Conference and has educated thousands of families by changing their approach to health and wellness.  The Family Conference is designed to position men, women and young adults to embrace issues such as diabetes, hypertension, cancer and HIV/AIDS as present day concerns which should be dealt with immediately.  


      During violent times within Boston’s inner city since the early 1980’s, Pastor Dickerson spearheaded community walks and rallies to cultivate safety teams through camaraderie, which still serve as a model for today.  He has led countless anti-violence gatherings in schools, colleges and churches all while lending financial support to agencies advocating for youth related concerns. 


      A partial list of his commendations is as follows:



     His extended volunteer contributions include:



     Educationally he has various earned degrees which includes two masters. He also has an Honorary Doctorate degree. 


     Pastor Dickerson has been married to Luella Dickerson for 35 years and they have three adult children, three grandsons and one precious grandaughter.


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