Welcome to The Life Center

We are a Christ-centered church in the heart of  St. Pauls, NC. 
Our mission is to reach people, and show God’s love to all.
Michael Gist, Senior Pastor
Michael has served The Life Center since 2012 where he is humbly grateful and loves people. His vision has been to build a multicultural church that is inviting to all people. He pastors The Life Center from a platform of diversity, engaging with people to serve, in an effort to reflect the mission of Jesus Christ. Michael, his staff, and the entire body that serves has a focus to love people the way God does by sharing Christ. Michael and his wife Stephanie are truly excited to be in the St. Pauls area. Let’s connect.
As a first time guest, here is what you can expect during your visit:
  • Expect to see someone wave at you in the parking lot upon arrival.
  • Expect to see someone greet you with a friendly welcome at the front doors.
  • Expect to fill out a connect card that will help us connect with you.
  • Expect to be treated like a friend.
  • Expect to receive a bulletin from our friendly volunteers.
  • Expect to hear music that is relevant and refreshing as we glorify  God.
  • Expect to hear a message of hope that is meaningful from the Biblical text.
  • Expect us to be imperfect while striving to be the best that God has for us.