Rev. Bishop Pius C. Mbayabo is an ordained Bishop with the Church Of God of Cleveland, TN, and the Senior Pastor of New Jerusalem Dream Center a church with a vision of integration of people from all nations and backgrounds.
With a degree in Electromechanical Engineering and excellent work background with such companies as Red Lobster and Brighton Best Manufacturing, Rev. Pius left all that for a full-time pastoral position with the Church Of God in 1998. He worked under the great leadership of his spiritual father and mentor, Dr. Martin Mutyebele of New Jerusalem Church Of God Belgium, the church where he was converted and served for many years after his transit from his native Democratic Republic of Congo.
Rev. Pius continued to pursue his education, starting with the Ministerial Internship Program of Church Of God and now working on finishing his Masters Of Arts in Leadership at Beulah Heights University.
This year he has planted in Gainesville another church, New Jerusalem Gainesville which holds services every Sunday afternoon.
As a community leader, he received the African Entrepreneurship And Leadership Award in recognition of his outstanding entrepreneurial Excellence in 2009 and in 2012 the Community Spiritual Leadership Award by the Congolese Community of Atlanta.
Rev. Pius is known to be a man of prayer and faith; a motivational and international speaker, a family and marriage counselor, and a church planter. He is a very dedicated and faithful man of God to the community and to the service to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Rev. Pius is also a great family man and husband to first lady Florence Mbayabo. Together, they are proud parents of three children: Charlene, Tshika and Matthieu and grandparents to a cherished grandson, Jaden.
Rev. Pius is in continued pursuit of excellence and believes that all is possible through Christ his Lord.