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Pastors Richard P. and Lisa J. Sfameni
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Rev. Richard P. Sfameni is the founding pastor of Victory Assembly of God, a progressive and international church located in Providence, the Capitol City of Rhode Island. With a passion to reach the lost and to present Scripture-filled preaching, he founded Victory Assembly of God in 1989. The congregation is made up of people from over 25 countries. Pastor Richard has engaged in cross-cultural communication within his congregation and throughout the City of Providence. He has also taught over a dozen Global University courses to members of his congregation and other local churches. He graduated from Zion Bible College, now known as Northpoint Bible College, in 1986 and from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in May of 2007 with a Master of Arts in Urban Ministry. Pastor Richard received his ordination in 1991 through the General Council of the Assemblies of God.
His heart for missions has taken him to Romania, El Salvador, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Amsterdam, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Kenya, where he has conducted teaching seminars to pastors and leaders. In addition to pastoring Victory, he also serves on the Board of Directors for Barnabas Ministries, Dream Again Ministries and is a member of the Board of Trustees of Northpoint Bible College. Since 2005, Pastor Richard has been the Presbyter of the Rhode Island Section of the Southern New England Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God.
 
As Co-Pastor of Victory Assembly of God, Rev. Lisa J. Sfameni is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God. She is an anointed worship leader, speaker and singer. She graduated from Zion Bible College, now known as Northpoint Bible College, in 1986. For 25 years, she has ministered alongside her husband. Pastor Lisa travels and ministers to women at retreats, conferences, and church services. In 2013, she traveled to Kenya with her husband on her first trip to Africa. She has also recorded three gospel music CDs. Through her experiences, both joyous and painful, she has learned to exercise the powerful tools of worship and prayer to help her overcome the challenges of life and ministry. She believes that through praise and worship, especially in the midst of trial and chaos, we have the ability to live in freedom and victory. Pastors Richard and Lisa are the proud parents of a 21 year-old son, Philip, and an 19 year-old daughter, Hannah.
 

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