Pastor Salley received his elementary and high school education in Charleston, SC and Baltimore Maryland. He did his post High School studies at Baptist Colleg of Charleston (now Charleston Southern University), Morris College Extension School of Religion, Neilsen's Electronic School and continues to study.
Pastor Salley believes in family! He is married to the former Susan Frasier. They are the proud parents of 9 children, grandparents of 27, and great grandparents of 2.
Pastor Salley stands tall in statue and in the community. He is a visionary leader. Pastor Salley is the Moderator of the Charleston County Baptist Association. He serves on the Board of Morris College. He serves an instructor for the Pastors and Ministers Division of the Charleston County Congress of Christian Education.
Pastor Salley also serves on the Late Night Service Committee for the National Baptist Convention U.S.A., Inc. In December of 2006 our sister church, Kahawa Sukari Baptist Church located in Nairobi, Kenya East Africa name their newly constructed basketball court the "William A. Salley" basketball court. God has given Pastor Salley a large and beautiful ministry with far reaching effects.
Through the grace of God, Pastor Salley has brought the church family to another level. Jerusalem has become a Healthy Church with a High View of God by recognizing, worshipping, and praising God for Who He is by accepting the "Absolute Authority" of the Scrripture, which is non-negotiable.
With all of his many accomplishments, Pastor Salley holds most dear his personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Pastor Salley was saved in 1954 in Baltimore Maryland. He was called to the Gospel Ministry in 1968 and was licensed in 1977. Pastor Salley is SAVED! SANCTIFIED! JUSTIFIED! and one day will be GLORIFIED! by the Redeeming Blood of Jesus Christ.