An Influential Leader & Transformative Visionary  

Bishop Keith M. Thomas is the manifestation of leadership God promised His people: A pastor after the very heart of God, divinely equipped with all that is necessary to rightly declare and demonstrate the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Complete with an ever-growing knowledge and understanding of the Word alongside great compassion for the brokenhearted, Bishop Thomas heads a ministry dedicated to celebrating God's presence, liberating the captive, restoring relationship with God, and empowering believers to boldly proclaim Christ through righteousness, discipleship, and genuine worship.

Bishop Thomas is a third-generation pastor. He was raised in the Gates of Heaven Pentecostal Church founded by his grandmother, the late Bishop Lena M. Thomas. He later served under the leadership of his father, Calvin J. Thomas, Sr., who accepted the call to pastor Beulah Tabernacle Church (now Word Formed Church) while Bishop Thomas was a teenager. Bishop Thomas later earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies from Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. He was installed as Pastor over Word Formed Church (formerly Beulah Tabernacle Church) in November 1995. His compassion for the lost and disenfranchised led him to also serve as Associate Chaplain for Bethanna Social Services for five years.

Bishop Thomas continues the work of his father and grandmother as Vice President of the Gates of Heaven Assembly of Churches, where Bishop Maureen L. Davis is overseer and presiding prelate.   Bishop Keith M. Thomas He has committed his life to demonstrating Christ to the world as a carrier of the Gospel; not just as a pastor, but as a man, husband, father, counselor, neighbor, and friend. Through his ministry, countless souls have been saved and restored. Bishop Thomas along with his wife of over 20 years, Elder Erica Thomas, share the blessing of two beautiful daughters, Mikaela and Avery.