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Morris and Chichi Ikeotuonye are the senior Pastors at Praise Chapel Rainham
Pastor Morris

Pastor Morris Okey lkeotuonye is the Senior Pastor of Praise Chapel. A vibrant and cosmopolitan church in the heart of Rainham. Essex. Pastor Morris gave his heart to Christ at an early age and started serving in the local church where he was quickly drawn to and developed a love for prayer and the Word of God. The opportunity to serve facilitated the growth of the Intercessory grace, and expository teaching ministry for which he would later become known. He holds a post graduate degree in Economics.

Pastor Morris has been in church leadership for over 20 years. He is well respected within Church cycles as a man of integrity, prayer and the undiluted word of God. He particularly emphasizes balance in all things and sound biblical doctrine.

Pastor Morris has a deep yearning for the total restoration of Gods people. He is also passionate about drawing out and developing the hidden talents and gifts in people, and releasing them to shine as stars in the Lord’s vineyard.


Pastor Chichi

Pastor Chichi Ikeotuonye is the co- Pastor of Praise Chapel Rainham. Pastor Chichi holds a master’s degree in Hermeneutics, a degree in accounting and post graduate degrees in management and education. She gave her life to Christ at the very early age of 12 and became a passionate leader of many school and university related Christian events. This platform served as the springboard from which she would later minister at many campus meetings and also the birth of an itinerant ministry as well as being a pioneering pastor of Oasis of Redemption International (Redemption Club).

Pastor Chichi is also the founder of Heart to Heart Ministries (a ministry which provides godly counsel, teaching and healing to singles and married alike) She is committed to education, reformation and the repositioning of the family as the corner stone of the nation, whilst also reaching outside the secure walls of the Church to ensure that the knowledge of Christ is brought into the Community through practical demonstrations of God’s love. Pastor Chichi is a sound teacher of the word, with a unique insight into the scriptures, but believes that her primary purpose is to support her husband and raise godly children.


Pastor Olusola Oni (Assistant Pastor)

Pastor Sola is the assistant pastor at Praise chapel Rainham, a passionate intercessor and the leader of the men’s ministry-BEZALEL. He holds a university degree in social sciences and various Diplomas in Health and social care.

Pastor Sola has been involved in church administration for over a period of 20years, pioneered and planted churches. He has a burning passion to see the rehabilitation of his generation, Europe and the world. He is married to Theresa.


Pastors Robert (Bobby) and Melinda Menchaca (Praise Chapel Europe)

(Accountability Pastors; a pastor is accountable to the Lord (as are all believers), but earthly accountability is also essential to preserving godly leadership.) Proverbs 27:17 – Iron sharpens iron; so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.


Pastors Robert and Melinda Menchaca

Pastor Robert and Melinda have been in ministry over 30 years. They are the overseers of Praise Chapel Europe. Pastor Robert is a church planter, his vision is to establish 7 churches within Eastern Europe. Pastor Robert a former soldier in the United States Marine Corps, is well known for his disciplinary lifestyle and heart to reach the unchurched with the love of Christ