Dr. Gertrude Stacks, a native of Detroit, Michigan, is the seventh child of eleven children born to the late Prophet Cato, II and Tennesee Weatherspoon.
At the age of twenty-five, Dr. Stacks accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior. She received spiritual gifts and many impartations through the hands of God’s anointed vessel and Mother in Zion; the late Dr. Estella Boyd. These gifts include: the word of wisdom, knowledge, healing, deliverance, prophecy, and discerning of spirits. Her gifts of God are used to help God's people and His leaders.
Dr. Stacks is God’s seer and His doctor in the Spirit. She received her honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from A.L. Hardy Theological Academy in 1999, and her Doctor of Divinity degree from A.L. Hardy Theological Academy in 2004.
She was the beloved wife of the late Bishop Jesse T. Stacks. Prior to his demise, he appointed and charged Dr. Stacks with the leadership of Shalom Temple Ministries, now known as Shalom Fellowship International Ministries, of Detroit, MI, Harrisburg, PA and Chicago, IL. Since that time, Dr. Stacks has established the Spiritual Clinic, which deals with substance and character building. The Clinic also cultivates the gifts of God and renders healing and deliverance to the Body of Jesus Christ physically, mentally and spiritually.Her resurrection from the dead in Harrisburg, PA over twenty years ago has given her a greater love for the Lord and determination to go through whatever it takes to finish her destiny and to meet Him face-to-face.