Pastor Merv Massey

          Merv Massey is the Senior Pastor of New Living Word Discipleship and Worship Center.  He has been married to Elder Pamela A. Massey over 30 years; he is a devoted father of 4 children and a US Air Force Veteran. In 1989 Pastor Massey became a Licensed Minister while attending Word Life,  in Hampton VA.

Pastor Massey was ordained in 1992 while attending Rehoboth Fellowship Church in Newport News, VA. Pastor Massey also served as an Inner City Missionary from 1992-1995. He worked with over 44 Christian Churches in the Virginia Peninsula and Tidewater areas. He coordinated Christian Community Development strategies that partnered churches, government agencies, public schools and businesses. 

          In April 2004 Pastor Massey became the Senior Pastor of Silver Run Church. The name was later changed to "New Living Word Discipleship and Worship Center"to reflect the vision of: "Bringing Mankind to Wholeness Through the Living Word"

John 1:14 "And the Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood. We saw the glory with our own eyes, the one-of-a-kind glory, like Father, like Son, Generous inside and out, true from start to finish.


          In January 2013 New Town Road Community Church merged with New Living Word Discipleship & Worship Center to expand the reach of the vision in this area and across the world. This is the place where Your Identity, Your Abilities, and Your Purpose all come alive through the "Living Word." Jesus Christ is the Living Word.