Joel David Rudolph, Sr., An Apostle in the Lord’s Church, A Sincere Man of God, called for such a time as this…
Pastor Rudolph was saved at an early age. He 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 under the direction of the Holy Spirit to preach the Gospel, reach the lost and nurture new believers, helping them to become strong, well rooted servants of God.
A Man Who Values Education, Pastor Rudolph holds several degrees from noted institutions, with an academic background in Psychology.
A Man of Vision, Pastor Rudolph has been inspired by God to initiate and oversee various ministries and churches. In response to God’s divine instruction, he:
Established Christian Fellowship Center and Outreach Ministries, his home-base, located in Paterson, New Jersey, taking the church from a small, inner-city structure, to a beautiful, state-of-the-art sanctuary, seating over 900 congregants.
Is Senior Pastor of Christian Fellowship Center, Cleveland, Tennessee.
Founded and serves as President of Gilgal Bible School, a ministerial training school that fosters maturity in Christ and obedience to God’s call to ministry and church leadership.
Was commissioned and affirmed as an Apostle to the Body of Christ.
Founded and serves as Chief Apostle of Unity of the Spirit Interdenominational Fellowship (USIF), a fellowship of churches and ministries working together to preserve the “unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” (Eph. 4:3)
Founded the Lord’s Table Ministries, Inc., a preaching and teaching ministry established to provide spiritual instruction and support to many, through various communication mediums.
Is President of L.I.T.E Community Development Corporation, Inc. (Lead Individuals Toward Excellence), an organization providing educational development, health, social and housing-related services for individuals and families.
A Family Man, Pastor Rudolph resides in East Orange, New Jersey with his wife, Lady Sheila, son, Joel, Jr. and daughter, LaShawn.
God Himself has placed His own seal of approval on Apostle Rudolph’s life and ministry.