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Bishop Greg Fries (Pastor)


Pastor Gregory Fries is a wonderful man of God full of grace, integrity, warmth and wisdom.  Pastor Fries was called into the ministry in 1979 and Pastored a church in Minnesota for five years. He took the position of Assistant Pastor in Ohio for two years and then was led of the Lord to begin Victory Life in New Haven, Indiana.  He is available for counseling, an uplifting word or just to be "pastor grandpa" to your child.  Our congregation looks up to him and has confidence that Pastor Fries studies the Word of God diligently and consistently to deliver truth each and every service.


Pastor Fries has been married to the love of his life, Patsy Fries, for 52 years.  They have 4 kids, 12 grandchildren, & 5 great grandchildren.


Assistant Pastor Craig St. Myers

Reverend Craig St. Myers is passionate about his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  His preaching is expressive, honest and full of truth.  Together with his wife, Kimberly, they are a dynamic team that want nothing more than to see every soul in the kingdom of heaven one day.  They make themselves available for bible studies and anything else that is needed at Victory Life Church.  

Reverend St. Myers and his wife have been married for 31 years and have 3 beautiful children.  Victory Life Church looks forward to seeing how the Lord will bless this wonderful couple in the years to come.


Associate Pastor Paul PeConge

Paul PeConge has been in ministry for 16 years and is Pastor of our outreach ministry located at Salem Manor Senior Apartments.  Paul has a way of reaching into your heart by speaking truth and in his story telling abilities.  He also leads our congregation in worship as our MC and is passionate about uplifting our Lord and Savior during each and every service at Victory Life Church.

Paul has been married to Cynthia, his childhood sweetheart, for 46 years.  They have 2 sons and 10 grandchildren.  Cynthia is a truly gifted Sunday School teacher and Victory Life Church is lucky to have such a wonderful couple as part of our ministry team.

Associate Pastor Ryan Howe

Ryan Howe loves souls and his only mission is to teach and preach the Word of God in its entirety pointing others to follow Jesus Christ. Ryan is very animated in his preaching but is serious in his teaching. 


Together with his wife Crystal his better half will do anything for anyone. These two are always willing to visit, pray with or for any in need. They will make themselves available for those needing a Bible study or just a friend to talk to.


Ryan and Crystal have been married for 10 years and have 3 grown children. Both Ryan and Crystal are members of the Praise team and Crystal shares her gift of teaching Sunday School opposite Sister Robin Peconge.

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Bishop Robert Fries

Robert L. Fries started his Apostolic journey from birth raised in church. He was baptized in the Miami River and served as a Youth Director, Deacon, and an evangelized appointed Elder. He started and served as Pastor of Sidney Apostolic Temple for 37 years and 4 years as Bishop. He also has served as Superintendent of the state of Ohio, Assistant Superintendent, and ALJC Superintendent for all of Africa. 

He is married to Beverly Fries who serves as the Leader of our Hands of Praise Sign Team and part of the Victory Life Church Praise Team.


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