Apostle Joe Perozich is the Founding Pastor of Morgantown Faith Center and has served in ministry since its beginning in 1998. He and Pastor Rena Perozich were married in 1977 and have two adult daughters. The Perozichs came under apostolic covering of Drs. John and Rebecca Polis at the Light of Life World Outreach Center (now Faith Church International) in Fairmont, WV in 1987 and began a twelve-year journey from attenders, to members, and on to disciples – a walk that would lead them to birth a new ministry. In 1998, the couple led a local woman to the Lord. From that meeting, Morgantown Faith Center was born. Apostle Joe spent several years in dual roles as both a full-time businessman and pastor before being led to full time ministry in 2005. He was ordained through Revival Fellowship International of Beaufort, SC in 1999.
Apostle Joe conducts a flourishing men’s prison ministry and holds a monthly Men of Honor meeting. Through his men’s outreaches Apostle Joe continues to help men in the Body of Christ grow to understand how to break the old, destructive choices that have kept them in bondage. In recent years, he has hosted a radio program entitled “Heirloom Time” and now a television ministry of the same title, seen on several regional channels and the Internet several times weekly. Apostle Joe’s Sunday messages are also heard throughout West Virginia on various radio stations. Morgantown Faith Center is the local church operation of the incorporation MFC Ministries for which Apostle Joe serves as President and senior leader. Recently, the media ministry of MFC Ministries has expanded to include an international radio broadcast reaching parts of India, China, and Russia as well as television broadbasts on many more stations regionally in the United States.
Apostle Joe is originally from Clairton, Pennsylvania but presently lives in Fairmont, West Virginia. He serves the call of God on his life throughout northern West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania according to Isaiah 61:1-3. In his personal life, Apostle Joe was a blessed entrepreneur, owning a successful pre-owned car lot for almost 20 years.