Pastor Solomon Dees
Pastor Solomon Dees became a member of Wilborn Temple First C.O.G.I.C. in 1957. He was appointed as Deacon by the late Bishop William Wilborn in 1967 and soon received the call of God to preach the Gospel.
He served as President of the Trustee Board for over 30 years and as Sunday School Superintendent for over 31 years.
He served as Technical Director of Cardiology Service at Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany, NY for 28 years.
In 1995, he was ordained as Elder by the late Bishop Ithiel Clemmons and soon appointed by the late Dr. Emmett H. Jeffress as Assistant Pastor.
In 2007, he was appointed Pastor of Wilborn Temple First C.O.G.I.C. by Bishop James Gaylord.
He was married to the late Mother Nora Lee Dees for 55 years and is the father of two sons and proud “Papa” of 6 beautiful grandchildren.
The church body has been blessed by his tremendous administrative and leadership skills.
Above anything else, he is a preacher and teacher of the Word and is a Pastor according to the heart of God. His favorite verses are found in Romans 5:1 and Romans 8:1.