Integrity, commitment, obedience, radical faith and an intimate
relationship with the Godhead, are just a few things Pastor Cheryl
would like to remembered for. She firmly believes that everything
God has said in His Word is final authority and absolute truth.
This has caused a steadfast faith to develop in her life.
Apostle Cheryl has witnessed the results of what a family rooted
in Christ can accomplish. She has been married to John R. Fortson,
Sr., since January 23, 1965. Pastor John assists her in the ministry
at Full Gospel. They are also the proud parents of three married
adults children who also serve in the ministry with them. John Jr.,
and Doreen Fortson, Darryl and Christine Fortson, and Chervon and
James Hodges. They are also the proud grandparents of twelve grandchildren,
five godchildren, and a great host of spiritual children.
Apostle Cheryl pioneered the Full Gospel Foundation Building Ministries
Church of Bloomfield Connecticut, in June of 1994. She has studied
in several theological schools and received her Doctorate degree
in June of 1994. She serves as the Co-host of the New England Prophetic
Conference held each year in August under the leadership of Apostle
John E. Wilson and the St. John's Full Gospel Deliverance Church.
God has anointed Apostle Cheryl with the gift of Prophetic Teacher
as well as the ministry of healing and deliverance. She firmly believes
that through the impartation of her gifts from God, believers will
mature and come to a more intimate relationship with God; fulfilling
their purpose and establishing the Kingdom of God in the earth,
as militant soldiers for Christ.