Rev. Abraham Bascon
Rev. Marcia Bascon
Birth: Pastor Abraham Bascon was born in Cebu, Phillipine Islands on February 12, 1943 during the Japanese invasion of the Phillipine Islands. He was one of five children.
Raised: At the age of five, his family moved to Hawaii, where he was raised. There he became a mason contractor on the island of Maui, at the age of twenty-three years old.
It was there on Maui, that he met his wife, Marcia S. Cady of Scituate, Rhode Island. Marcia was a Registered Nurse vacationing on Maui.
April 2009 marked their 40th anniversary. They have ten children and twelve grandchildren. (so far!)
While moving to Brockton, MA. and settling there, Pastor Abraham became born-again and baptized in the Holy Spirit in 1975.
The House Of Friendship Outreach Center:
Shortly after, Pastor Abraham and Marcia founded the House of Friendship Outreach Center Inc., a street ministry, attending to both the physical and spiritual necessities of the poor and needy. By faith, a soup kitchen and food pantry was begun. The many very generous and faithful donations such as: foods, clothing and various household items donated by local businesses and community residents brought daily blessings and fulfillment to many needy lives. A Healing and Deliverance Ministry began where people were healed of many types of diseases from Deafness to Cancer; from Addiction to alcohol and drugs, to Homosexuality, Depression and so many more.
The Word Of God Church
In 1979, the Word Of God Church in Brockton, MA., was founded by Pastors Abraham and Marcia Bascon. A non-denominational Bible preaching and teaching church encouraging the propagation of the Gospel of Christ and mentoring believers to live and experience the "More Abundant Life" as disciples (students, learners) of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Bro. Angelo A. Amico and Wife, Sr. Adele
Bro. Angelo, a Registered Pharmacist, came to the Word Of God Church in 1982. He has served the Lord in various areas of the ministry. He is a devout husband, to his loving wife, Adele, the faithful and gifted pianist of the WOGC Music Ministry and loving father to their three adult sons. They are grandparents to eight grandchildren. A member of the Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship for many years, and a past counselor for the CBN 700 Club formerly of Needham, MA.. Bro. Angelo serves as the head of the WOGC Sound Ministry. Both he and his dear wife Adele, are also a part of the WOGC Music Ministry. He was ordained by the WOGC on June 16, 2002.
Sr. Sandra L. Ruzzano and Husband, Bro. Peter
Sr. Sandy and her family have been a part of the Word Of God Church since August 1979. Throughout her years at the WOGC, Sr. Sandy has served in all areas of the ministry, and counts it a holy privilege. She is even more thankful for the many blessings that she and all of her family have received from the Lord and the WOGC Family. She served as a licensed minister from 1983 to 1990. And, was ordained by the WOGC on August 7,1990. She is the WOGC Minister of Music.
Sr. Mary Bordinelli
This sweet Sister-in-Christ has been serving in the Lord's vineyard since the beginning days of the House of Friendship Ministry during the mid 1970's. Mary lives in Brockton, MA., and is a retired Massachusetts Certified School Teacher. She has served in various ministries of the WOGC such as: The Principal of the Word of God Christian Academy, Divisions 1 & 2, Head of the WOG First Principle Bible Teaching Classes and anointed Soloist of the WOGC Music Ministry.
Sr. Mary was ordained by the WOGC during the Winter of 2018. She is an anointed soloist and teacher of God's Word. Her many labors of love and service to the Lord and His people, are very much appreciated. Along with her brethren that are faithfully serving, Mary is a special gift to the WOGC and the WOGC Family. Ministries:
Adult Sunday School Classes: Taught by: Sr. Mary Bordinelli
Believers are called to teach the Word Of God and to make disciples. Disciples are “students” or “learners” of the Lord Jesus Christ and His Word. The Adult Sunday School Class offers understanding in how to study, apply and live The Word of God in our daily lives.
Children’s Sunday School:
Pastor Marcia Bascon Sr. Marie Ward Sr. Arlene Vincent
We are commanded to teach our children the Word of God. Children lovingly receive scriptural teaching through various Bible stories, videos, music, crafts and games. Every child is encouraged to learn of the Lord Jesus Christ and his Word while having a pleasant learning experience.
“Train up a child in the way they should go and when he is old he will not depart from it." Proverbs 22:6
Minister of Music:
Sr. Sandra L. Ruzzano
With Spirit-filled Praise and Worship, the Church becomes a center for the power of God to be released. Anointed music helps to usher in the presence of the Lord, for God inhabits the praises of His People.
The Psalms encourage us to sing, shout, clap and dance unto the Lord! Our music is spontaneously and joyfully offered unto the Lord as God’s Word is expressed through music!
WORD OF GOD NURSING HOME MINISTRY
Bro.Tom & Sr. Marie Ward
Prayer, scriptures and joyful Praise songs are ministered by Deaconess Marie Ward and the WOG Music Group, to residents of various nursing homes in the surrounding communities.
As the Lord’s Love is shared among the senior community, thankful elders continually express their joy of being uplifted and encouraged by all who participate.
Sr. Marie is also faithful in teaching the Elementary Sunday School Class.
The WOG WORSHIP MINISTER
Sr. Mary Bordinelli
Mary has been a part of the Word Of God Church Family since the start of The House of Friendship Outreach Center during the mid 1970's.
At the founding of the Word Of God Church in 1975, Sr. Mary served in various ministries of the Church. She also served faithfully as the Principal of The Word Of God Christian Academy, Div.1 (K-12) and Div.2 (Nursery-Pre-K).
The Lord has graced Sr. Mary with various gifts and talents. One such gift, is an anointed singing voice which she has sweetly ministered to The WOGC Congregation and visitors over the past years. We are thankful and appreciative to Sr. Mary, along with her fellow brethren for their dedicated service to the WOG Music Ministry. Lord bless you all!
Bro. John & Sr. Arlene Vincent
John and Arlene are both very dedicated "bondservants" of Christ, in the truest sense of the word.
Their heartfelt concern and service to the Lord Jesus, His Body and to the physical needs of the church building, is clearly evident to all. They are both a great blessing to the Word of God Church.
Along with their faithful service caring for the church building, Bro. John and Sr. Arlene are also involved in the WOGC Music Ministry. Sr. Arlene also heads the Kitchen Ministry, working with various faithful sisters-in-Christ in the preparing and serving of foods and refreshments following Sunday Celebration Services. And, we are so blessed to have this wonderful family and all their labors of love for the Lord and His people. Mahalo Sr. Arlene and Bro. John for all your hard work! God bless you and all your family!