Apostle Dr. Patricia Ann Wiley
Home Church Address:1278 St. John’s Place, New York, NY, United States, New York
Apostle Dr. Patricia Ann Wiley, daughter of Deacon Kater and the late Katie Rodgers, has been blessed to do many things in her life.
Apostle Wiley is the Senior Pastor and Organizer of Oil of Joy Ministries II, Inc., in Brooklyn, New York and is also Apostle of several ministries that are under the Oil of Joy banner.
Apostle Wiley is an educator for the New York City Department of Education at Public School 158k. She graduated from Hunter College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education/Sociology and she has a Master of Science Degree in Education, specializing in early childhood education. She successfully completed thirty credits above her Masters Degree specializing in various areas in Education. In March 2008, she received her honorary Doctorate of Ministry Degree from Anointed by God Ministries Alliance and Seminary. God has sent her into numerous areas of teaching, bringing her back to the area of Early Childhood Education. She has now retired from the N.Y.C. Board of Education after 29 years of service of educating children.
She believes that she can give our children the best start by giving them her best. She believes and exemplifies that we should work as unto the Lord, glorifying Him in all that we do.
She is a former member of the Bethesda Baptist Church where she served for Thirty-six years under the leadership of the late Dr. C.E. Nesbitt, Sr.
Several years ago, God called Apostle Wiley and Rev. Sharon Pickens to start the Christian Men & Women Intercessory Prayer group, which started in her apartment with two members. Under the direction of the Holy Spirit, they began having bible study before intercessory prayer. Today, the ministry has grown to hundreds of intercessors.
In March of 1994, Apostle Wiley was ordained by Bishop Jerry Anthony O. Graham to the office of Reverend. On July 26, 1998, Apostle Martin & Michelle Johnson of Kingdom Worship Center in Denver, Colorado consecrated her to the Office of the Apostle.
Apostle Wiley now oversees several ministerial leaders, training and equipping them for service unto the Lord. She is the founder, and CEO and President of In the Word Bible Institute of Brooklyn, New York where the word of God becomes a lifestyle. God has given her this vision and she had dedicated herself by the help of the Lord to teach God's people; thereby equipping them to walk in the power and anointing of God.
Apostle Wiley has been on several radio and television shows throughout this country, such as TBN, WWRL, WWDJ, TCT, as well as numerous news segments. She has produced a television talk show on Brooklyn Cable Access Television (BCAT) at Medgar Evers College. In addition, she travels extensively throughout the country, preaching and teaching God's word. She has written articles in many publications and is the author of a daily devotional entitled "Time to Change".
Apostle Wiley has earned countless awards, citations and merits of honor. She has also received the Ecumenical Award, presented by the Key Women of America. The Christian Times saluted her strength, power and leadership in ministry by nominating her to be included in their new year's publication featuring 20 dynamic and progressive ministries across the city. In 2014 she was honored by the Brooklyn Borough President's office.
God has brought her a long way. He has given her gifts to share and she is willing to do it to her fullest potential. She loves Him for His love to her and knows that she can do all things through Christ who strengthens her as she continues to humble herself in His sight; she knows that He will lift her up. Her faithfulness and obedience to God is an example for others to follow. She praises God for her many accomplishments, but her main endeavor is to please Him. To God be the glory for the things He has done.