Phone: 225.293.0165, Ext. 213
Bishop Chuck Ferrell was born and raised in Northern California, attending the Church of God since the age of two. Chuck started his college education in Northern California as an Accounting major before entering ministry. He is a graduate from Lee University (Cleveland, TN) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Bible and Theology and a Master of Arts degree in Discipleship & Church Formation from the Church of God Pentecostal Theological Seminary (Cleveland, TN).
With nearly 30 years of credentialed ministry, most of which has been in pastoral ministry, Chuck has served in various roles, from Youth Pastor, Church Treasurer and Sunday School Superintendent to Lead Pastor. He also amalgamated an independent church in Southeast Missouri into the Church of God. He has served on State Youth & Discipleship Boards and State Councils, as well as District Overseer in both Missouri and New Mexico. In May 2011, he served as the Site Coordinator for the Church of God and Operation Compassion during the recovery efforts from the Joplin, Missouri tornado. There he had the privilege of touching thousands of lives in the disaster relief efforts.
In August 2018, Chuck was appointed to serve as the Louisiana State Youth & Discipleship Director. Prior to coming to Louisiana, he had served in the New Mexico/El Paso region as the Youth & Discipleship Director from 2014-2018. Chuck possess a
strong desire to raise up and train the next generation and to pass on the rich heritage and legacy of Pentecostal movement. Chuck also serves as the Lead Pastor of the Life Church in Central, LA.
Chuck and his wife, Sherry, just celebrated their 30-year anniversary. They are the proud parents of three terrific children. Ryan, who is a graduate of Lee University and currently teaching High School Science in Dalton, GA. Their two daughters, Stephanie and Rachael are currently both students at Lee University. Stephanie is a Digital Media/Studio Production major and will graduate in July 2019. Rachael is a sophomore and a Business Administration major.