Founders Pastors Jack & Shirley Hiles ~ Vision With A Future

Jesus' Love Is Unconditional & Without End!


Jack & Shirley Hiles founded Word of Deliverance (WOD) in October of 1977, The church was to be open for those who had become outcast and was to be used to train and encourage men and women in the ministry of the word of God.
Over the years these loving pastors oversaw many ministries within the church, including a youth camp and a storehouse ministry. It has been their joy to see many ministers of the gospel launched from WOD, including many of their own family. Their daughter, Lisa Unger was ordained & set in as Pastors Jack & Shirley retired as the senior pastors in 2007.

Shirley Hiles is still a blessing to the WOD family.

Pastor Jack Winford “Pap” Hiles, age 80, of Berkeley Springs, WV, Graduated to the Highest Class on Thursday, February 16, 2012.

Born September 17, 1931 in Berkeley Springs, WV, he was the son of the late Harry Marshall and Ethel Lee Crouse Hiles.

He was a retired Pastor of Word of Deliverance Church in Berkeley Springs. He and his wife Pastor Shirley Hiles co-founded the church and conducted their first service on June 3, 1979. Word of Deliverance Church Youth Camp and God’s Storehouse are both offspring of the original church and continue today as a result of Pastor Jack’s continued commitment and support. He was an evangelist active in prison ministries and had done missionary work in Mexico. He and Pastor Shirley were instrumental in creating “The Law of Privilege” for clergy in the state of West Virginia which was quickly adopted by 13 additional states. He served with the U. S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. He attended public schools in Berkeley Springs. Jack enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Pastor Shirley Ann Moss Hiles, at home, three sons, Pastor Jack William Hiles and his wife Lola, Dr. H. Lynn Hiles and his wife Joyce, Andrew Mark Hiles and his wife Tama, four daughters, Pastor Lisa Kay Unger and her husband Dan, Sherri Jill Murray and her husband Jim, Terri Jean Booher and her husband Monte and Amy Jo McBee and her husband Christopher, all of Berkeley Springs, two sisters, Eva Kidwell of Berkeley Springs and Linda Lyons of Manassas, VA, three brothers, John Hiles of Berkeley Springs, Curtis Hiles and Danny Hiles, both of Manassas, VA, 15 grandchildren and their spouses, 11 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Farris and Ruth Costello and four brothers, Harry Hiles, Jimmy Hiles, Leroy Hiles and Jesse Hiles and one great grandson, Grant William James Moran.