About Our Pastors
Rev. Anthony S. Ventola, Senior Pastor of Agape Worship Center, and his wife Patricia, Co-Pastor, have been serving the Lord for over 44 years, after giving their lives to Christ in December 1976.
In 1996, after 20 years in ministry, they established Agape Worship Center. A short time later, it became a thriving church in Bloomfield, NJ. Their hearts are to reach out to the inner cities as well as the local surrounding areas. This ministry is built on faith and strives to build the faith of others.
Pastors Anthony & Patricia have hearts to see lives changed. The heartbeat of this ministry is to bring reconciliation and healing to the brokenhearted and to empower the lives of those in Christ to walk in their purpose and destiny. They are committed to meeting the needs of the surrounding communities, as well as those in the mission field.
Pastor Anthony Ventola is gifted in the prophetic and also has a powerful healing ministry. He is the Northeast Director for Harvest International Ministerial Fellowship and is licensed and ordained under the covering of Pastor/Dr./Bishop Manon Gurley, Presiding President and Apostolic Overseer of Harvest International Ministerial Fellowship (H.I.M.F.) and Senior Pastor of Tabernacle Church in Laurel, Maryland. Pastor Ventola is also the Overseer of Unconditional Love Christian Fellowship in West Orange, NJ, pastored by Rev. Greg Boyle and our Spanish Ministry, Casa De Fi in Bloomfield, NJ, pastored by Rev. Ramón Mena.
Pastor Anthony and his wife have been happily married for 44 years have four children and eight grandchildren. Their hearts' desire is to see people come to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ and fulfill their God given potential.