Pastor Shyrone Richardson is the Founder and Senior Pastor of World Outreach Christian Church, Jersey City, New Jersey, a church dedicated to Reaching the lost, through the gospel of Jesus Christ, Establishing disciples, through sound Biblical teaching, Serving God, through serving others, Transforming the world, through transformed lives. With over 25 years of ministry, he has quickly become a voice
of hope in Jersey City and the sounding area. His unique ministry style has enabled him to reach and impact the lives of both men and women of all ages, economic status, and ethnic backgrounds.
Pastor Shy’s servants’ heart and the desire to see community change, has led him to serve in various ministries. RCCW; Raleigh Correctional Center for Women, Persons County Jail System, P.S. 15 Parent Council, Hamilton Park Nursing Home are just a few of his successful outreach endeavors. Pastor Shyrone has continued to use his voice for change in organizing’s such as; Jersey City Together:
a growing coalition of congregations and non-profits that work together to make a difference across Jersey City as well as the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Jersey City, where he served as Vice President.
Pastor Shy is the author of Dairy of a Son, a book that highlights the blessings of sonship. He is also an accomplished playwriter, with over 20 gospel plays and illustrated sermons that have led hundreds to make a decision to serve Jesus Christ.
He is married to Co-Pastor Rebecca Richardson, a phenomenal and mighty women of God, in her own right, for over 27 years. Together, they have seen countless lives changed, healed and set free by the power and the incomparable love of God.
Co-Pastor Rebecca Richardson is a dynamic teacher of the Word. With a practical, yet profound approach, she ministers to men, women, and children. God is truly raising up an anointed vessel in Co-Pastor Rebecca for such a time as this. Over the past 15 years, she has served in many different capacities including, Ministry Leader of the Ushers, Greeters, and Guides; Ministry Leader of the Performing Arts Ministry; and Director of the Fish and Loaves Food Pantry, which served over 100 families on a regular basis.Currently, she is the Director of WOCC’s Women of Purpose Ministry and Kingdom Kidz Ministry.
Co-Pastor Rebecca is also a radio personality as Co-Host of “Rated R for Relationships,” a weekly, live internet radio show. Here, she shares practical insight on relationships with people across the nation. The performing arts is a gift and talent that Co-Pastor Rebecca uses to bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ tolife. She has directed several gospel plays. She has also choreographed liturgical dance and mime ministries. As an accomplished actress, herself, she was featured in a one woman dramatic play entitled, “I Am Victory!” She has a great passion for young people, and worked as a Christian Educator at Zion Christian Academy for over 7 years. She holds an Associated in Arts degree, and is currently pursuing a degree in Middle School Education and Counseling. You’ll never find a warmer, more loving person than Co-Pastor Rebecca.
There is nobody that she would not reach out a helping hand. However, even a great person has heroes. Many people, including her husband; Spiritual parents, Pastors Danny and Teresa Johnson of Zion Christian Center; mother; and grandparents, have been a great influence on the values and high standards that Co-Pastor Rebecca lives by.