If you are looking for a church in our area, we warmly invite you to worship with
us. Below is our address with a list of our services. “Come, let us worship and bow
down; let us kneel before the Lord our maker.” Psalm 95:6

Wednesday Service: 6:30PM
Sunday morning service:  @ 8:00AM

Hours of Operation: 
Monday – Friday:  9AM – 5PM

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Reverend Jefty Pietersen

The founding Pastor of Shield of Faith Christian Center. Born and raised in Johannesburg South Africa, Reverend Pietersen was a proud and serving member of Rhema and people to the leadership and guidance of Rhema Bible Church. And also attended Rhema Bible College for two years and graduated He served the church and community in the Missions and Prison Ministry for 15 years before the Lord called him to the United States of America.

While serving as an Lay Minister at Assembles of God, he continued on with his Bible education by attending Master’s Commission Bible Institute. Where after 2 years he was ordained as Pastor. He then joined Impacting Your World Christian led by Pastor Ray and Tracey Barnard. He served in the ministry for 14 years as an associate Pastor

Reverend Jefty Pietersen continues to be apart of the community by joining forces with multiple organizations around the city of Philadelphia to spread the gospel. Along with K.C.R.N/Navigators and his ministry team share the gospel to many whom are incarcerated in the Philadelphia Prison System. Many men, woman and children give praise to the ministry team who continue to devout their team to preaching of the word of God.

With winning multiple accolades, Volunteer Of The Year at Philadelphia Prison System, Maternity Award, and many more Rev Pietersen and an inspiring group of individuals have spent numerous time and devotion to helping those in need. From Operation Rwanda clothing drive, to mission trips to the Dominican Republic and Haiti or Angel Tree providing love and gifts to children whom parents are incarcerated. All of this work and this new journey Reverend Jefty Pietersen has embarked upon by opening up his own Ministry the Vision and his calling has always been at the forefront,Making Disciples for the Kingdom of God.

Shield of Faith is a church located in the heart of one of Philadelphia’s under served neighborhoods.   God called us to shine light in this area and make Disciples for the Kingdom of God.