General Superintendent - Bishop Wayne Hicks
Bishop Wayne Hicks was born on December 4, 1946, in Aiken, South Carolina. He was raised in what is now Christian Heritage Church in Graniteville, South Carolina.
Bishop Hicks has been in leadership for many years. He was elected to the GEB as General Secretary in the 1977 General Conference. He served in this position until 1985 when his father, Bishop Cullen Hicks was re-elected back into the position of General Superintendent. During this time he served on the Presbytery of the North Georgia District. In 1991, when his father retired, Bishop Hicks was re-elected to the GEB as Second Assistant Superintendent. He served in this position until the 2013 General Conference when he was elected as First Assistant Superintendent.
Bishop Hicks is a fourth-generation Congregational Holiness. He preached his first sermon at the age of 18. He began his pastoral ministry in September of 1967. He and his wife, Cherryl, pastored for a total of fifty years and two months.
In January of 1966, Bishop Hicks married the love of his life, Cherryl Biggerstaff. They are blessed with three children, eight grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
He has always had a vision for the CHC. He feels very blessed that the General Committee elected him to finish the term of Bishop Charles Hanson. He looks forward to continuing the programs that Bishop Hanson had begun.
Bishop Hicks is at the disposal of all of our people. He can be reached at the General Headquarters at any time. 770.228.4833. He may also be reached through his email at firstname.lastname@example.org.