Pastors Gabriel &
Parah Orakpo

LEAD PASTORS

Gabriel holds a Master’s degree in Missional Leadership from York St John University, a Professional Development Diploma in Management Studies, and is a Business Education graduate.  From trading, business consultancy and construction, he was ordained full Pastor in 2007, took up foreign mission’s work in 2009 and took over from inception as Lead Pastor of Living Faith Foundation, Fountain of Grace Church in September 2009.

Since 2006, Pastor Gabriel has served as International Coordinator and a Resource Person for Sorting Out, an arm of Living Faith Foundation that is promoting revival and transforming lives across nations and denominations.  He also acts as Foreign Representative for Living Faith Foundation and Liaison for new missions.

Gabriel is married to Parah and they are blessed with a daughter. When not engaged in mission’s work or spending time with family, Gabriel enjoys reading, current affairs, and travelling.

Parah holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Sunderland, a Professional Development Diploma in Management Studies and is an experienced Project/Programme Manager with a Prince2 Practitioner qualification.  In her secular career, Parah has held diverse positions within the Oil and Gas industry, the charitable industry, the transportation and engineering sector, and now in the health sector.

She was ordained as Assistant Pastor in 2007 and has served as Head of Administration and also co-Pastor of Living Faith Foundation, Fountain of Grace Church since September 2009.  She is also the Lead for Community Engagement initiatives for the Church.  Parah was recently appointed Virtuous Sisters’ Fellowship Coordinator for the Diaspora, providing a broader opportunity to influence, impact and mentor diverse groups of women across nations.

Since 2006, Parah has played pivotal roles in facilitating Sorting Out conferences and events, and is one of the resource persons.

When not working, Parah enjoys reading, cooking and acquiring new skills.  She is married to Pastor Gabriel and they are blessed with a daughter.

Ministerial Team