Gary Simons, Senior Pastor

God led Gary Simons to pastor Cornerstone Bible Fellowship in September 2000. Pastor Gary is an honors graduate of Word of Life Bible Institute and a high honors graduate of Word of Life School of Youth Ministries and Missions and Evangelism, NY. He also attended Philadelphia Biblical University and Graduate School, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Bible and a Masters Degree in Christian Counseling. As a counselor he brings over 5 years professional experience as Senior Counselor and Assistant Dean of Students.

Pastor Gary has over 20 years of experience in evangelism, discipleship and leadership in Bermuda and around the world working with Open Air Campaigners, Prison Fellowship, Child Evangelism Fellowship, Sunday School Superintendent, Director of Youth Impact, Director of Willowkids Kids Program, and various chairman and advisory positions and boards.

However, Pastor Gary's greatest passion is teaching for life change and discipleship. As Senior Pastor, he oversees the entire teaching ministry as well as the discipleship and counseling at Cornerstone. Pastor Gary also has many opportunities to teach outside of Cornerstone including The Brooklyn Tabernacle Church, Brooklyn, NY, Operation Mobilization Logos Hope Ships, Regional Director for Walk Thru the Bible International, training pastors and leaders in over 30 countries from Belize to Kenya, Japan to India and Guyana to Cambodia. He also speaks in various Middle and High Schools in Bermuda as part of the Chain Reaction Pro-kindness school program.

Pastor Gary is married to Belle, who also serves on staff at Cornerstone as Discipleship Administrator and Ministry Coordinator, and together they have a son, Aiden. 

Boards Presently Serving On: President, Cornerstone Foundation; Director, Chain Reaction Bermuda; Director, Operation Mobilization and Regional Director, Walk Thru the Bible