Fr. Terry Gensemer served as a pastor for more than 20 years in the Birmingham area. He now serves full-time as the International Director of CEC For Life and a Board Member of the National Pro-life Religious Council. He also serves as Pastoral Care Associate for the Silent No More Awareness Campaign and Pastoral Director of the Society of Centurions – a group which hosts healing retreats for those who have left the abortion industry. He is married to Dr. Patricia Gensemer and has 2 daughters, Shana and Merissa, as well as 7 grandchildren.
His expertise includes urban ministry, racial reconciliation and pro-life youth work. As pastor of several urban churches, Fr. Gensemer has been very active in citywide pro-life activities and in efforts to reach the most vulnerable members of the inner-city community. He developed a mentoring program for at-risk families in 1999 that received national recognition.
In 2001, he became the Director of his denomination’s newly formed pro-life organization, Charismatic Episcopal Church For Life (CEC For Life). He uses his position as a denominational leader to bring unity and strategy to the Body of Christ.
Fr. Gensemer has authored many articles and his ministry has been featured in numerous magazines in the United States, France, Ireland and the United Kingdom, along with many other national and local radio and television stations and news publications. He speaks at and organizes pro-life events, youth activities, conferences and prayer vigils around the globe, especially in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Great Britain, East Africa, Spain, France and the Philippines.