Elder Henry Essick
Pentecostal Assemblies of the World
Elder Henry Essick grew up in Bethesda Temple Apostolic Church in Dayton, Ohio under the late, Bishop Ralph Bass, followed by the late, District Elder Henry Jones. Elder Essick attended Aenon Bible College when it was located in Columbus, Ohio and was a member of Living Faith Apostolic Church under Bishop Edgar A. Posey.
Elder Essick is a former Sgt at arms for the Ohio District Council (O.D.C.) Southwest Regional Men's Ministry. He currently is the Asst. Treasurer of the O.D.C. State Men's Ministry and the President of the O.D.C. Southwest Regional men's Minsitry. He has spent the last 12 years growing under the ministry of, Elder Robert Dewberry, Pastor, Bethel Pentecostal Temple, Dayton, Ohio.
Sister Essick was witnessed to by Elder Essick and was propmtly baptized in the name of Jesus by Elder Essick and Elder Earl Hayes at Bethesda Temple, receiving the Holy Ghost just days later in the home of Evangelist, Betty Abney. Preferring to assume a support role Sister Essick supports Elder Essick while maintaining a position as an officer of the court for the Montgomery County Court System. She is a devoted wife maintaining her home in the manner of the women of old. Together, they have two children, Camille and Henry III. Audio recordings of Elder Essick are available in the audio library of the Apostolic Archives International.