Upon Pastor Lambert's death, Bishop Dennis Flakes of Milwaukee appointed him as the pastor of West Side in February 1999.
brief time as pastor, the church has been completely remodeled, land has been acquired, a parking lot has been added, an addition has been added to the building, and the church has a vibrant focus on being a blessing to the community around it.
In October 2010, Bishop Sedgwick Daniels, bishop of Wisconsin First Jurisdiction, appointed him as Superintendent of the Wonder District (covering an area from Milwaukee to Freeport) to replace the retiring Superintendent.
continues in that capacity.
and First Lady West have two adult sons, Maurice II and Mark.