LWC's Pastors

Pastor Chris and Chantay Pugh Chris and Chantay Pugh are both life-long Parkersburg area residents. Pastor Chris graduated from Parkersburg High School in 1979, while Chantay graduated from Belpre High School in the same year. Their paths crossed at Word of Faith Christian Outreach Center were they began dating. They were married in March 23, 1991. They both attended Rhema Bible Training Center. Chris graduated with a degree in Pastoral Studies. The pair moved home in 1994 and were Assistant Pastors at the Celebration Center for about one year. They assumed their first Pastorate at Beverly Open Bible Church in Beverly, Ohio, where they served for three years. They founded Living Word Church in Parkersburg, WV in 1998, where they continue to serve.

Our Pastors