6850 State Road NN

Fulton, Mo 65251

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About us

Pastor Richie Thomas is a graduate of Southern Bible College of Houston, Texas.  Pastor Richie, as he prefers to be called, was ordained in 1971 in the Pentecostal Church of God in America based in Joplin, MO while serving as the Indiana State Youth Director.  Pastor Richie had previously served at various denominational and independent churches in the U.S.  He began his ministry as a District Youth Director for the Pentecostal Church of God in America in Indiana and then pastored his first church at 1st Pentecostal Church of God in Danville, Indiana.  Following this, he served as campus chaplain and Bible teacher at Southern Bible College and pastored New Covenant Assembly in Houston, Texas.  He served for the next 10 years as pastor of Calvary Temple Church in Lawrence, Kansas, seeing the church grow from 30 to over 300 members during his tenure there.  He pastored Faith Tabernacle in Flint, Michigan for over 14 years, seeing the church grow from 300 to over 1000 in attendance. Pastor Richie and his wife of 48 years, Reba, reside in Fulton with their three dogs.

our pastors:
Richie Thomas

Senior Pastor

Jerry Spires

Associate Pastor

Jessica McEntire

Associate Pastor

Dusty & Alisha Gibson

Pivot Student Ministries Pastor

VFC Board Members

Polly Clark

Robert Gaebe

Gerry Hamilton

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