Willie Needham

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Pastor Willie was born and raised in the small town of New Albany, Indiana with dreams of becoming a chef. The Lord saved him in 2007 and grew in faith while attending the Christian fellowship at the Culinary Institute of America. Also while attending college, Willie fell in love with a beautiful young lady named Emily and married her in 2010. They moved back to Indiana and had two sons, Jack and Isaac, both of whom have special needs.


Willie discovered his true passion for evangelism through a Way of the Master training class. In 2013, Willie and his family moved to the Hudson Valley of New York to preach the Gospel. Now he’s doing evangelism at local events, parks and college campuses. In 2019 he joined the staff at All 4 Jesus Ministries as an evangelist. 


Willie began serving at Central Baptist Church of Pawling in December of 2019 as a pulpit supply preacher. What started as a simple guest preaching assignment through All 4 Jesus turned into a beautiful relationship with a wonderful congregation. 


Willie loves sharing the Gospel with unbelievers and discussing theology with his brothers and sisters in Christ. Whenever Willie’s not doing ministry work, he enjoys reading, watching Star Trek: Next Generation and boxing. 


Pastor Willie’s vision for the church is simple: To preach the Gospel to the community, teach the Bible from the pulpit and grow together in fellowship and discipleship. We wish to grow as a  church family by sharing in each other’s lives, bearing one another’s burdens and lingering after service for food and fellowship. Whether it’s soup and sandwiches while we talk about the sermon or a formal monthly luncheon, we welcome you and would love for you to join us as we serve Christ together.


  December 2021  
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