Bishop & Mrs. Richard N. Williford, II.

Senior Pastor


With a backdrop of over 30 years in active ministry, Pastor Richard Williford and his wife Debbie bring a wealth of experience and integrity to Praise Fellowship Church. After serving 2 years as Youth Pastor at the Farmington Heights Church of God and then as a North Carolina State Evangelist for 3 years, Pastor Williford stepped into Pastoral ministry in 1985 and has since served as Pastor in four churches. He has served on the State Youth Board, State Evangelism Board, State Council and other State Boards and committees.   He and his wife, Debbie, came to Praise Fellowship in February 2011. Under their leadership, the church has gained stability and strength and now stands poised to be a catalyst of revival in this region.  Pastor and Debbie have two children and three grandchildren.