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Pastor Robert and Vicky MacDonald

Pastor Robert and Vicky MacDonald

Pastor Robert MacDonald was born and raised in Nova Scotia Canada, and came to know Jesus at age 15. After he reached college age he decided to further his walk with Christ and attend Faith School of Theology (Now Faith Bible College International). He started taking classes to become a pastor. While at the school he met his Wife Vicky. Vicky was born and raised in Northern Maine, graduated highschool at seven-teen and headed off to college.

Pastor Robert Graduated in the year 1982 and Sister Vicky graduated in the year 1981. They were both married in 1982 shortly after the Graduation. From college they headed right into ministry. They ministered in Northern Maine for about 30 years. They pastored churches, filled in at different places, and ran a Christian horse ranch for troubled teens.

They have always been highly mission minded and always looked for opportunities to help in any way they could. Pastor Robert went on missions to Russia and Africa. Sister Vicky accompanied him on two occasions to Africa as well. They have been working to further their reaches into the missions world.

At age 38 Pastor Robert returned to school at UMPI for a degree in social work. Through this him and his wife opened their doors to more than just teens. People from all around the world who attended with him would at times come and stay and hear the Gospel as well as be cared for.
In the year 2011 Pastor Robert felt a call to come to Connecticut. He and his family packed and moved and 5 years later became senior pastor of Lighthouse Family Worship Center.

cortney-macdonaldHead of Christian Education:
Cortney MacDonald was born and raised in Northern Maine. Through God’s leading, she came to New Britain, CT in 2009 to become Assistant Youth Pastor of Lighthouse Family Worship Center. In 2011, she was named Youth Pastor and continues to work with the youth and oversee Christian Education. Cortney is a graduate of Seacoast Master’s Commission and holds additional degrees in Psychology from Liberty University. With a heart for ministry, Cortney seeks to find new ways to provide Biblical truth and discipleship to those in her care. It is her greatest desire to see this generation experience all that God has to offer. For Cortney, there is no greater joy than to watch someone else find and develop their gifts and experience God’s work in their lives.