Pastor Manita Fadel is the First Lady and a co-laborer in ministry with her husband Pastor James Fadel of The Redeemed Christian Church of God North America Operations (RCCGNAO) with headquarters in Floyd Texas. The RCCGNAO has over 800 Churches in the US, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and is a part of the RCCG Worldwide body, with headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria and is overseen by Pastors Enoch and Foluke Adeboye.
She is a medical doctor by profession with 10 years of experience in Pediatric practice. Her combined experiences in medical practice and receiving Christ at the early age of 9 years, has fueled her passion for the critical spiritual growth of Children and Youth. She currently oversees the Children and Youth ministry in RCCGNAO. As a Pastor’s wife for well over 20 years, Pastor Manita also has a burden to connect with other Pastors’ wives who share similar challenges while being in ministry with their husbands. The Pastors’ Wives’ Forum (PWF) was founded from this burden, and the vision is to Support, Encourage and Empower (S.E.E.) every Pastor’s wife so that they can each fulfill their calling in God’s kingdom.
Naturally creative, and a passionate Sewist for over 40 years, Pastor Manita founded the “Threads of Life” initiative in the Spring of 2020 to use her professional sewing skills to teach others and support women and children shelters with the proceeds of her sewn items. She loves to organize anything and is a believer in excellence. She is a simple and practical teacher of the word, who ministers to children, youth, singles, married couples, women and Pastors wives. She speaks at a wide range of programs and conferences as the need arises.
She has been happily married to Pastor James Fadel, her college sweetheart for over 30 years and together they pastor New Life Church in Dallas, Texas. They are blessed with three beautiful daughters.