More Life Worship Center Leadership
More Life Worship Center is blessed to have a leadership team who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following are brief bio's of our leadership team and their qualifications for ministry.
Pastor Richard E. Willoughby
[bout the Pastor
Pastor Richard E. Willoughby is the founder and pastor of More Life Worship Center of Sacramento, California. Pastor Richard E. Willoughby was born April 20, 1962 in New Orleans, Louisiana to parents, Marie Willoughby, and the late Thaddeus Willoughby. He is number nine of twelve children. He received his education in Metairie, Louisiana, East Jefferson High School Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, Arizona, and Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Pastor Richard Willoughby moved to Sacramento, California in 1982. February 15, 1982 he received the gift of the Holy Ghost and was baptized. His walk with Christ began at Norwood Apostolic Church, under the leadership of Bishop David C. Foster Sr. Presently Greater Grace Worship Center where Pastor Willoughby served faithfully for 27 years in various leadership roles. He was ordained as a minister under the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World and ordained as an Elder under Greater Grace School of Ministry.
Pastor Richard E. Willoughby is a successful leader. He has a broad background of ministry that includes usher, youth leader, head deacon, Director of the David’s Ministry, and New Members Pastor. But more importantly he is a servant of God. Presently he is the Northern California Jurisdictional Bishop of the International Christian Apostolic Fellowship (ICAF) under the leadership of the Presiding Bishop William L. Harris IV.
On May 2, 1982 he married Lady Tammi and they were blessed to have four beautiful children. Richard Jr. Yvette (son-in-law Harold Williams), Miesha, and Brittney.
The Church Vision- A Church that consistently reminds people that God loves them by first being the example of his Love. A church that accepts and reveals truth to all people A Church that shares the gospel. A church that genuinely cares and concerned about each individual that attends and also individuals that do not attend More Life Worship Center. A Church that is a community oriented ministry that touches and effects people lives more than spiritually, but emotionally, physically, and with true awareness that is because of God and his Love that we grow and flourish A Church that truly believes in God by a lifestyle that reflects the character of Christ.
[ Pastor's Name ] was appointed to serve as More Life Worship Center's Senior Pastor [ Date ]. Prior to that, he served as [ Title ] of [ Church Name ] in [ City, State ].
The attributes that best describe [ Pastor's Name ] as a pastor are strong preaching, leadership development and counseling. He has expressed a burning desire to lead a church like More Life Worship Center where biblical views are embraced and encouraged, with members who care about the needs of those around them and who want to connect others to the body of Christ. [ Pastor's Name ] takes worship and preaching very seriously, spending the first hours of his day focused on Bible study.
He graduated from [ College Name ] in [ Year ] with a degree in [ Insert Degree ].
[ Pastor's Name ] has been happily married for [ Insert Years ] to his wife, [ Wife's Name ]. They have [ Number of Children ]: [ Insert Children's Names ].