4030 Washington Park Blvd., Newburgh Heights, Ohio 44105
In the month of February, the year of 1982, a small group of dedicated members met at the home of “Mrs. Rosa Meyers”, with their Pastor, the late Elder Donald L. Jackson seeking God’s guidance on a church name and Theme. They were led by the holy spirited to call the church “United Faith Church”, and the theme would be James 1:22-“But Be Ye Doers of The Word, and Not Hearers Only Deceiving Your Own Selves.” One month later in March, the Lord blesses them through the Pastor Robert Hubbard, with a place to hold their worship services at 12909 St. Clair Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. After one year and four month the Lord had added to the church and the Lord blesses them with a larger place of worship at 8000 Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio, in the lower sanctuary of WABQ Radio Station. In 1991 the building at 4030 Washington park Blvd was purchased. Under the direction of the founding pastor the mortgage was burned nine years later. Since that time many major renovations have taken place, Including remodeling of the basement, a complete kitchen renovation, remodeling of the upper floor conference room and office, expansion of the sanctuary, and building air conditioning. On March 31, 2010 our founding Pastor went home to be with the Lord. The membership of United Faith Church and the cities of Newburg Hts, and Cleveland mourned his passing. His powerful spirit filled preaching, teaching and mentoring will forever have an impact on our lives.
After the passing of our founding Pastor his son, Elder Donald A. Jackson served as pastor until 2012. Left with no Pastor, no musician, declining membership, a failed basement foundation, and a lack of building and personal liability insurance, the leadership was faced with the question, “Is THIS Church worth Saving”. The answer was, ‘Yes’. The Lord honored the prayers, fasting and petitions of the remnant of members still in attendance at that time. By his divine intervention, grace and mercy God spoke the word, ‘Saved’! To address the spiritual needs of United Faith Church, in the darkest hours of its history, God placed in our mist, the finest preachers in the City of Cleveland that fed us uplifting messages every Sunday. Amongst those sent, were Rev. Donald Alvis and his wife Brenda, who became our Interim Pastor and First Lady in January of 2013. Today, we honor what God has done, those who traveled with God during the test, and more importantly those who joined with God to fulfill His great commission at United Faith Church in it's next era.
July 28th 2013 Pastor Alvis was installed as the Pastor of United Faith Church.
UNITED FAITH CHURCH