A Chronological History of World Missions Christian Fellowship
Non-Denominational House Fellowship
Friday June 27, 1997
A handful of Christians gather for the first meeting of a non-denominational House Fellowship initiated by Rev. Chukwuma Iroezi was held at his residence in Northridge, San Fernando Valley California. Subsequent meetings were held on Wednesday evenings.
vision & naming
Moved by the Holy Spirit of God to become a full fledged Church. Rev. Chukwuma Iroezi, Anthony Nwokafor, Francis Ukwamedua, Emma Onyekaonwu and Charles Igwe meet to discuss the vision of opening a Church. The name World Missions Christian Fellowship was selected as the best fit for the vision and purpose for establishing a Church. It was to be a Church open to the World generally, able to support various Missions within and outside the United States of America, and provides a center of worship for Africans and Nigerians in particular.
gRAND Opening aT Van NuYS
The Church is registered under the name, WORLD MISSIONS CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP (WMCF) and a venue for Sunday worship negotiated with AGAPE CHRISTIAN CENTER, Van Nuys, CA. WMCF used the Baptistry hall, starting Service at Noon which was the end of the Host Church’s Morning Service of the Host Church.
November 1, 1998
WMCF formally opens its doors as a Church to the world. However, growth was slow to come partly because of the location of the Church and partly because of our Sunday Service could only start once the Host Church was done.
Relocation to Westchester
December 4 1999
WMCF concludes arrangements with Marina Christian Center, Westchester CA to share their Church facility on a rental basis.
December 19 1999
WMCF holds its first Service at Marina Christian Center , and formally celebrating the opening of the new location on Sunday
January 9 2000. The relocation to Westchester, afforded the Church the needed growth in membership.
December 13 2000
WMCF registers as a 501(c)(3) non-profit Organization.
move to athens, Los angeles
WMCF purchases a property in the City of Athens in Los Angeles and starts meeting at this location by mid
December 2002. Construction and renovation was started to turn the property into a multi purpose facility consisting of a Sanctuary, a Multipurpose Hall/Children’s Department, a Pastor’s Office, a Conference Room, a General purpose Office for Ministers, a Kitchen, several Restrooms and a Parking Lot.
15 year celebration and fundraising
October 26 2013
WMCF celebrates its 15th Year anniversary and launches a fundraising campaign for a larger Church facility.
move to torrance
March 7 2015Through the grace of God, WMCF purchases a property in the City of Torrance, CA with multiple buildings and space to expand. The church began meeting at this location on
March 8 2015.
PRESCHOOL VISION & FUNDRAISING
October 20 2018
RENOVATION & PRESCHOOL CONSTRUCTION
April 8 2019