Pastor Ray Bucciarelli
Pastor Ray is a lifelong member of Faith. Along with his wife Kathy, they have served in leadership at FAITH for over 25 years. They met each other in Sunday School before they were teenagers and never left the church. Now they are serving as Senior Pastor and First Lady.
Ray was ordained in 2009 and has served in leadership within 2 different denominations, World Impact of the IFCA and the Ephesians 4 Network of the IPHC.
Ray has been training leaders both nationally and internationally since 2004, and has traveled to more than 70 countries for various teaching and ministry opportunities. Ray and Kathy have four beautiful children who love the Lord and together have answered the calling of God on their lives.
Pastor Quran Karriem
Pastor Quran began serving at Faith in 1989 as a youth worker and was joined by his wife Tracey shortly after. They joined staff in 1997 and have a son named Josiah. Pastor Quran ministers in Worship and Prayer movements.
Quran has served locally, regionally and nationally on youth committees. He has served as a district youth and Summer Camp director for several years and remains influential among youth and young adults. He is now preparing to launch the Melvindale House of Prayer in the downriver area.
Quran is a Tech Professional by trade and uses these skills for the Kingdom at Faith. He also assists in biblical counseling, team building, discipleship and mentoring, as well as organization and event planning.
Pastor Vinnie Nicoletti
Pastor Vinnie Nicoletti and his wife Cathy have 3 children and have served as the Children’s Pastors of Faith since 2001. Pastor Vinnie oversees the Children’s portion of Christian Education. This includes Little Rock (Pre-school) and Rock Solid for children K-6th. In addition, he is responsible for our bus ministry and Bread of Life, which is our community food and clothing ministry.
Other ministry includes community outreach events, VBS, and weekly children’s church. Pastor Vinnie is an ordained minister through the IFCA and has completed the ministerial credentialing classes from Global University in Springfield. MO. Within his years of experience, he and his wife supervised the MIssionette and Royal Rangers discipleship programs.
He is dedicated to raising up a strong generation in the faith.
Pastor Frank Julian
Pastor Frank is married to Peggy. They have two grown children and four grandchildren. They have ministered at Faith since 1990. In 2010, Pastor Frank responded to the call to become Senior Pastor here. They have recently retired from pastoring Faith and have now moved into an Emeritus roll. Both being registered nurses, they have a loving, healing heart for God’s people and a nurturing spirit that helps to bring the gospel message for physical and spiritual healing. They are gifted with a spirit of encouragement for those who want and need it.
Pastor Frank is now pursuing his passion for those suffering from AIDS in Africa. He is currently serving as the CEO of FAWN (Fighting AIDS With Nutrition).