About Us

When you visit our church, you can expect a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Our church is filled with friendly people who are eager to meet you and make you feel at home. We offer a variety of services and activities that are designed to help people grow in their faith. We also have a variety of classes, Bible studies, and other activities that are designed to help people deepen their understanding of God and the Bible. We strive to provide a safe and comfortable environment for everyone, and we look forward to having you join us as we seek to glorify God.

Christ Centered


We are a congregation that is focused on Christ, devoted to God, and filled with the Holy Spirit. We strive to live our lives in accordance with the teachings of the Bible, and to honor God in all that we do. We are passionate about our faith, and we strive to spread the love of Jesus to everyone we meet. We believe that it is through faith in Jesus that we can experience true joy, peace, and purpose in our lives.

Pastor Eric Bell Sr.

Pastor Eric Bell Sr.

Pastor Eric R Bell, loves God and enjoys sharing Divine inspired messages with God’s people. He is a native of High Springs, Florida. He grew up in the Bethel Seventh Day Adventist church in Gainsville, Florida, where his deep love for the Lord was discovered at age nine. Like young Timothy, he could say, “And from a child thou hast known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.” He experienced his first soul winning experience at age nine when he led his best friend to Jesus, who is still in the church today. This sparked his love for evangelism which has led him to win many more since that time.

It was this experience, his love for scripture, and the compelling call to ministry that lead him to attend Oakwood University, where he graduated with a B.A. in Theology. Upon completion of this academic pursuit, Pastor Bell went on to attain his Master of Divinity degree from Andrews University. It was at Andrews that he met the love of his life, the former Cheryl Edmeade. They are blessed to have three children; Eric James, known as E.J., Dellonique, and DayShaun.

Pastor Bell has been privileged to serve 23 years in the ministry of the Lake Region Conference. He has served in Evansville, Jeffersonville, and Terre Haute, Indiana, East St. Louis and Springfield, Illinois, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Chicago Illinois. Pastor Bell has served as the Ministerial Director of the Lake Region Conference and Chicagoland Area of Pastors.

He lives by the promise and hope of Romans 8:32 which says, “He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things?”

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