Rev. Bruce Gibson was born and raised in Ohio. He was educated in the Painesville Public School System and upon graduation from Harvey High School he enlisted into the U.S. Marines. He is a graduate of Lake Erie College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He attended Ashland Theological Seminary where he received a Master of Divinity.
He has pastored for 35 years in the Cleveland-Pittsburgh District and held many offices. He has served as the Treasurer of the Ohio-Central Indiana Annual Conference, a member of The Committee on Ministerial Examination for the Ohio Central Indiana Annual Conference, and has been a delegate to The General Conference for eight Quadrennials.
He is still a resident of Painesville, Ohio where he resides with his lovely wife of 30 plus years Rev. Hope Gibson. He is the proud father of two sons Rev. Ian Sean Gibson and Louis Bernard Gibson.