Our Pastor and First Lady
urcc 2912x4368-30Pastor Jesse L. Radford III
Pastor J, as he is affectionately called, is the Chief Servant at The Room.  As the primary teaching pastor, Pastor J. has a passion for carefully unpacking the truths of Scripture. He, and his wife, Lady Almeta Radford, founded the Upper Room in 2000.  Pastor J. has ministered extensively throughout North America and abroad including London, England and the island of Trinidad. Pastor J. is also the author of “Clearing the Cloud of Compromiseand an entrepreneur in the men’s clothing industry . Pastor J. is passionate about seeing the Word of God and a Kingdom mindset actively lived out in people’s lives.  He and his wife also have a heart for leadership development and healthy and strong marriage relationships.  Read More
 urcc 4368x2912-41First Lady Almeta L. Radford
First Lady Almeta Radford (Lady Al.) is a native of Arkadelphia, Arkansas.  At the age of 17, she met the man she would later marry, Jesse L. Radford III.  Pastor Radford often speaks of Lady Al.’s submissive obedience to the will of God when he told her that they would be leaving all they had known in Arkansas to heed the call of God in Virginia.  In April of 2000, First Lady Radford joined her husband in establishing the Upper Room Christian Cathedral.  In addition to aiding her husband in the ministry, she acts as the Church Administrator and established “Just Women” Ministries.  She also assists the Minister of Music with the Praise Team.
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