Fellowship of Love Christian Center (FOLCC) is a nondenominational multi-cultural congregation that loves and serves all people. The anointing that is evident at FOLCC is that of an apostolic and prophetic ministry. We recognize that we've been sent by God to fulfill a Kingdom purpose and to effect mankind for the glory of God. Our ministry has been well established and respected for over 25 years and moving forward under the leadership of our founder and senior pastor, Derrick Maurice White. FOLCC is a place where your God ordained purpose can be identified, your calling can be clarified and your spiritual life edified. Fellowship of Love is a teaching ministry with strong encouragement placed upon fulfilling the great commandment in Mark 12:30-31, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. The second is this, love your neighbor as yourself. There is no commandment greater than these.”.
Apostle Derrick Maurice White
Apostle White is known as one of God’s “Spiritual Reformers” for the 21st century generation. He was ordained by Apostle Richard D. Henton at the Monument of Faith Evangelistic Church in Chicago, IL. Answering the call of God in 1993, Apostle White established the ministry of Fellowship of Love Christian Center. Since the establishment of Fellowship of Love Christian Center (FOLCC), Apostle White has accomplished many great things for the glory of God.
Apostle White is a highly anointed teacher. In 1998 he began the Apostolic School of Ministry (ASOM), a leadership training school that prepares ministers and individuals for effective ministry service. Through this facet of Christian Education and leadership training many individuals receive ministerial credentials and are equipped for effective, excellence, and active service in ministry.
Apostle White is recognized by many for his compassionate heart. He has touched many lives, both young and young-at-heart. God has anointed him with a special touch that can reach the fatherless. He is the Executive Director for The Father's Heart program.
Apostle White earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Finance from Illinois State University. His graduate studies are focused in the area of Urban Ministry. He worked successfully in Corporate America as a Financial Analyst and as an Accounting Manager at CNA Insurance Companies. Apostle White has also successfully completed credentials for certification in the national Clinical Pastoral Education program. He served as a Chaplain for seven years at Advocate Healthcare.
Apostle White is an anointed intercessor, worshipper and dedicated leader who loves God and is faithful to the ministry. He has a loving heart for people and is genuinely committed to developing disciples of Christ. Ministering on local, national and global platforms, Apostle White operates under the power of the Holy Spirit helping to transform lives for the Kingdom of God.
He is happily married to the beautiful Lady Angela White. The scriptures says in Jeremiah 3:15, “I will give you pastors according to my heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.” Apostle Derrick M. White is truly, God’s gift to the body of Christ.
OUR FIRST LADY
Lady Angela White believes in service to God and people. While Lady Angela is known for her meek disposition, she certainly knows how to lead with passion. Angela holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership. Currently, Lady Angela serves as a teacher and instructional leadership team member with Chicago Public Schools. Throughout her life, Angela has always played an active role in the church, including Sunday school teacher, radio broadcast announcer, church event organizer, women’s conference speaker and other areas of ministry.
As the first lady of Fellowship of Love Christian Center, Lady Angela stands in solidarity with the love of her life, Apostle Derrick White, in fulfilling the call of God in their lives. She stands in support of the ministry of FOLCC as they strive to fulfill their apostolic assignment of loving God’s people and winning souls for Christ. As the women’s ministry leader her goal is to motivate and inspire women to fulfill their God-ordained purpose. Women are encouraged to use their gifts and talents to support the vision of FOLCC and ultimately edify the Kingdom of God. With a focus on spiritual growth and development, outreach, mentorship and self-care, Lady Angela believes that women will be empowered to maximize effectiveness in their lives and in the Body of Christ.
In addition to the women’s ministry, Lady White works diligently with the Children’s Ministry to help cultivate spiritual learning for our youth. She strongly believes in planting seeds of prayer, biblical knowledge and reverence for God in our children so that they can have a solid foundation in Christ. Lady Angela fully embraces and is humbled by the call of God to walk with her husband in ministry. It is with a grateful heart that she accepts God’s purpose and plan for her life because she knows that His plan is “of peace and not of evil to give an expected end.” To God be the Glory!