Word of Life Church Leadership Team

  • Pastor loren hirschy

    Senior Pastor

    Rev. Loren Hirschy has been the pastor at Word of Life Church since 1986. His passion is to help people connect with God and His plan for their lives. He is a graduate of Rhema Bible Training Center in Broken Arrow, OK. Pastor Loren and his wife, Joy have have 3 grown children and 10 grandchildren.

  • Pastor Joy Hirschy

    Associate Pastor

    Pastor Joy Hirschy is an Associate Pastor and has served along side her husband at Word of Life for over 25 years. Prior to that, she administrated the stateside office for missionaries in the Philippines. Today she helps with the day-to-day operations of the church, overseeing several areas. She is an ordained minister and a graduate of Life Christian University. She has a desire to help people walk in the Word of God and fulfill God's plan for their lives. Pastor Loren and Joy have 3 grown children and have been blessed with 10 grandchildren.

  • Pastor Mike Lopez

    associate  & youth Pastor

    Mike Lopez is an Assistant Pastor and, with his wife Amanda, leads the youth ministry of Word of Life Church. Both are graduates of  Rhema Bible Training College of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Before joining our  staff, they ministered in the Detroit area of Michigan for about 10 years. They are happily married with 3 beautiful daughters and one

    son. They have a big heart for teenagers, desiring to help this generation of teens to build a strong foundation in Christ so they can have unwavering faith. If you have questions for Pastors Mike or Amanda, simply email them at: united@wordoflifedubuque.org

  • Pastor Kelly Lucas

    Children's & connect group Pastor

    Kelly Lucas oversees the Children's Ministry here at Word of Life Church. She is a graduate of Word To The World Bible College with an minor in Missions. Pastor Kelly has over 14 years of Children's Ministry Experience. She & her husband John moved from Tucson, Arizona where she was the Children's Pastor at Covenant Generations Church for over 7 years. Pastor Kelly has a heart to see children experience God for themselves in a real way and come to know him intimately as their best friend. You can email Pastor Kelly: kelly@wordoflifedubuque.org