Michael Yuricha

Elder/Senior Pastor

Michael V. Yuricha is the founder and director of Judah Ministries, Inc., which was established in 1997.

He was ordained as a minister of the gospel in 1987 and has been involved in music ministry for more than thirty years. He has engineered and/or produced more than One-Hundred Christian records to date ranging from Hip-Hop to Concert Choirs and has worked with clients from around the world.

As a songwriter, he has written several praise and worship songs that have been recorded and performed by the Judah Ministries Praise Team. He has also traveled with the Judah Ministries Praise Team internationally to minister and teach/preach at worship conferences as well as been a featured guest on Cornerstone Television.

Along with record producing, Michael is also a gifted preacher and teacher and is a highly sought after speaker for churches and conferences of all denominations internationally.

In 2010 Michael and his wife Darla also founded the Judah Ministries International Worship Center located in McKeesport, PA which is a rapid growing multi-cultural church where he also serves as the Senior Pastor.

Michael and his wife Darla were married in 1999 and are the proud parents of three sons Josiah, Micah and Caleb. The Yuricha family resides in the Greater Pittsburgh Area, Pennsylvania USA.

Andy Kennedy

Elder/Associate Pastor

Pastor Andy Kennedy is a graduate of Oral Roberts University and has been in Christian Ministry for more than 35 years. As a true man of God, he has been on almost every continent around the world preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Andy and his wife Amy are also the founders of For His Glory Ministries which conducts local meetings as well as oversees a mission in Burundi Africa.

Nancy Crinnion

Women's Pastor

Pastor Nancy was saved at 40 yrs of age and has been involved in ministry ever since.

Having a heart for the bruised, broken, and downtrodden, she has been involved with prison ministry for 25 years including serving 10 years as a Chaplain to the men at the Allegheny County Jail conducting weekly services as well as Prison Fellowship seminars. She has also been involved in the annual Angel Tree Christmas outreach to families

Pastor Nancy has also ministered to abused women through the group Bruised Reeds (Isaiah 42:3) for 25 yrs. Ordained in 2010 she is currently serving as the Women’s Pastor at the Judah Ministries International Worship Center, in McKeesport, where she leads a weekly women’s Bible Study, regular women’s ministry meetings, as well as serves weekly at the Operation 25:35 outreach ministry.

Quentin Newsome

Men's Leader

Quentin Newsome (Que) is a retired Pennsylvania State Police Trooper with 25 years of law enforcement service.

Que was appointed to Deacon at Judah Ministries in March of 2015 and is currently serving in the A/V Ministry as well as a musician with the praise team and most recently has been given charge to oversee the Men’s Ministry.

He’s traveled with Pastor Michael and the Judah Ministries Praise team to South Africa, Zimbabwe and India ministering in various conferences and church meetings.

He is “thankful for being a part of such a diverse ministry where his love of the Lord can be expressed is so many ways.”

Quentin is a father of four daughters; Shalise, Shalaya, Shamarra and MiKayla. A grandfather of two; Grandson S’Amir who is in heaven and Granddaughter Miniyah.

Gary & Sheri Anderson

Youth Leaders

Gary and Sheri Anderson have been working with the youth at Judah Ministries International Worship Center for two years.  They began working with the Word Up! Ministry and now conduct Sunday Morning Bible Classes for the Kidz Klub Church every Sunday along with a staff of five other teachers.

Gary has been doing youth ministry for approximately 10 years and Sheri for approximately 30 years throughout their years of serving under different ministries.  When they married in 2013, God mandated Gary and Sheri to continue the vision of Youth Ministry through loving children and teaching them Godly principles. 

Most recently, Gary oversees a Family Fun Night on Tuesday evenings at JMIWC , where the children come and engage in group discussions, play games, watch movies, and learn memory versus from the scriptures.  Luke 18:16 tells us, But Jesus called the children to him and said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.”

Joseph & Delese Glover

Associate Pastors

Joseph and Delese Glover are a ministry team who are passionate about worshipping the Lord in the beauty of holiness Ever since they were joined together almost 20 years ago, they have desired to see people whole and thriving in the things of God. This commitment has kept them strong and focused in the work of the Lord.

Joseph has been saved for over 60 years and has a profound relationship with the Lord. He started preaching in New York City at the age of 15 and began traveling across the country as an ordained evangelist at the age of 17. He has seen a countless number of miracles performed during his crusades and prayer services. During his senior years, he continues to follow the leading of the Holy Spirit as his love for prayer and praying for the sick has transcended his evangelistic call. He is full of wisdom and gives counsel to a countless number of spiritual sons and daughters who affectionately call him “Papa Joe.”

Delese is an artist, administrator and dedicated minister of the gospel whose hearts’ desire is to edify, heal and encourage people to lead a victorious life in Christ. As an artist, her creative endeavors, which included liturgical dance, mime, theater arts, banners and pageantry, have impacted several church and community ministry teams.  Her current interests focuses on arts and crafts.

Delese is an organizer with a passion for education and training. She holds a Master of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership from Geneva College and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theater Arts from Allegheny College.

They are the proud parents of four adult children and four beautiful grandchildren.

Deacons

Ralph DiGiannario

Chuck Konkus

Quentin Newsome

Erik Smith

Praise & Worship Team

Extravagant Praise & Intimate Worship

The Judah Ministries Worship Team Is

Drums: Micah Yuricha, Bass Guitar: Quentin Newsome, Percussion: Chuck Konkus, Keyboards/Acoustic Guitar: Michael Yuricha

Vocals: Sheri Anderson, Ashley Gamble, Lori Harrison, Robyn Herchelroath, Yvonne Smith, Darla Quinerly-Yuricha