Grace and Restoration Fellowship


Our Pastor

Dr. Jerry Wilder, Sr.

Dr. Jerry Wilder, Sr. is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Grace and Restoration Fellowship Church located at 385 Broadway, Paterson, NJ (City of Righteousness) where the unadulterated Word of God is taught, where lives are transformed and the just live by faith.

Dr. Jerry Wilder, Sr. is the father of six; three daughters and three sons.

Dr. Jerry Wilder, Sr. received Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior in August 1983. His family motto is from the book of Joshua 24:15, which states "As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord." Dr. Jerry Wilder’s life verse is Hebrews 11:1-Now Faith is the assurance (the confirmation, the title deed) of the things we hope for, being the proof of things we do not see and the conviction of their reality-faith perceiving as real fact what is not revealed to the senses (Amplified Bible). Dr. Jerry Wilder was raised in Paterson, N.J. (The city he calls the City of Righteousness).

Dr. Jerry Wilder is a graduate of FFWOC (Faith Fellowship World Outreach Center) Bible school of ministry. He later attended the Alpha Bible Institute, where he obtained a Bachelors degree in Religious Education, and a Master’s degree in Theology. Also, Dr. Wilder received a Doctorate Degree of Religious Education in June of 2008.

The emphasis, focus and thrust of Dr. Jerry Wilder’s ministry is to reach the destitute, the wounded, the broken-hearted, the discouraged, the bound, the uncommitted, the backslider, and the un-churched through the unadulterated, preaching and teaching of the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.