Jerome Charles Chambers Jr., son of Jerome & Pearl (Culbreath) Chambers, Sr., a preacher and missionary, was reared and educated in St. Louis. He celebrated 50 years in the Gospel Ministry, February 2009. He has preached in the United States, Great Britain, Central America, Canada, and Caribbean islands. He earned his Bachelor and Master of Ministry degrees from Anchor Theological Seminary and Bible College, Texarkana, Arkansas. He is presently serving as Pastor of Liberty Temple Ministries (COGIC), Champaign, Illinois. He has been a contributing writer for many publications including The Whole Truth (COGIC) and the St. Louis North Star Magazine. He has been an instructor/facilitator in the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of Central Illinois Quarterly meetings of the Church of God in Christ; Member of the Executive Committee, Administrative Assistant & Jurisdictional Expeditor. Other civic affiliations include: former Secretary, Champaign/Urbana Ministerial Alliance & Vicinity; President, Champaign County Branch of the NAACP; Champaign Community and Police Partnership (CCAPP); Champaign County Juvenile Issues Forum (CCJIF), and Excellence & Equity in Education Committee for Champaign Unit 4 School District (EEE).
Jerome was featured in Difference Makers 2010: An eBlack Champaign-Urbana Publication.