Joel David Rudolph, Sr., An Apostle in the Lord's Church, serves as the senior pastor at the Christian Fellowship Center & Outreach Ministries both in Paterson and in Tennessee.
He is the founder of The Lord's Table Ministries and serves as the Chief Apostle to the Unity of the Spirit Interdenominational Fellowship of Churches and Ministries(USIF).
ASincere Man of God, Pastor Rudolph was converted to Christianity at an early age.
received and accepted his
call to ministry in 1976, while attending Shiloh Pentecostal Church of Somerville, New Jersey
, where he
was ordained in 1980.
Since that time he
has worked tirelessly to preach the Gospel, reach the lost and nurture believers, helping them to become strong, well rooted servants of God
voice is not only heard in the church, but also in the community.
has a strong passion to help all people and his
hearts desire is to see individual lives transformed by the power of God
was instrumental in the establishment of several outreach programs to both improve the quality of life and demonstrate God's love to the community.
AMan Who Values Education, Pastor Rudolph holds several degrees from noted institutions, Somerset County College (now Raritan Valley Community College) and Kean University.
Pastor Rudolph has an academic background in Mathematics and Science, Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences.
AMan of Vision, Pastor Rudolph has been inspired by God to initiate and oversee various ministries and churches.
A Family Man, Pastor Rudolph
resides in East Orange, New Jersey with his wife, Lady Sheila and son, Joel
, Jr. and daughter, LaShawn, and a precious granddaughter, Kristen Brianna.