Dr. Betty Price


Dr. Betty Price was born Betty Ruth Scott in Gloster, Mississippi, and married Apostle Frederic K.C. Price at the age of 19 in 1953. She survives her husband as a thought-provoking, inspirational servant at heart, this woman has truly answered the call of Psalms 82:3-4: “Defend the cause of the weak and fatherless; maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed. Rescue the weak and needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.”

Over the years, Dr. Betty’s humanitarian efforts have earned her numerous awards and commendations from local, state, and federal governments. Most recently, she received the “Woman of the Year” award from the Los Angeles County Commission for Women.


Dr. Michael A. Freeman is the Founder and Pastor of Spirit of Faith Christian Center (SOFCC) with locations in Prince George’s County and Howard County Maryland. He is a fourth generation pastor who has a heart to teach God’s people in simplicity and power. His God ordained assignment is to minister to the whole man; spirit, soul and body, with emphasis on faith, the family, finances and fellowship.

Dr. Freeman’s success in life and ministry is attributed to him standing on Mark 11:24. His relationship with his wife, DeeDee and their three children, Britney, Joshua, and Brelyn, are an example and blessing to the congregation of SOFCC.

“Living By Faith,” is the radio and television broadcasts taught by Dr. Freeman and is aired locally, nationally and worldwide.


DELORIS R. FREEMAN, affectionately known as DeeDee, is the wife of Dr. Michael A. Freeman, Pastor and Founder of Spirit of Faith Christian Center, a ministry focused on faith family and finances.

Devoted to the vision of the ministry, DeeDee serves alongside her husband to ensure that his God-given assignment is carried out. An example to many, her lifestyle and teachings both inspire and challenge women to develop strong relationships with God and with their families. A champion of healthy marriages, she passionately encourages women to be incubators for their husband’s visions and dreams. DeeDee is an anointed, uncompromising teacher of the Word of God with a passionate desire to see the Body of Christ to have what God intended.

Her passion for women and her vision for Dee’s House of Hope was the catalyst for her pursuit of a master’s degree in Human Services and minor in Christian Counseling, DeeDee has set out to open Dee’s House of Hope, a transitional home for battered women. Through Dee’s House of Hope, DeeDee and her team will offer a multitude of essential resources and services to battered women in an effort to propel them and their children into successful futures.

Joel Gregory

Senior Pastor

Joel Gregory is the Founding and Senior Pastor of Linked UP Church in Powder Springs, Georgia. Since its inception in 2014, Linked UP Church has been focused on the vision of Connecting people to God, Family, Purpose, and Community. Today, Linked UP Church and the message of Jesus Christ reaches thousands of households.

Joel has served in ministry for over 25 years. The various positions include: College Campus Minister, Youth Pastor, Director of Education, Assistant Pastor, and Pastor of Faith Christian Center in Orlando, Florida and Smyrna, Georgia. His leadership has influenced growth, community impact and efficient functions within those various capacities.

Patricia Gregory

Co-Pastor / Executive Pastor

Patricia E. Gregory, most affectionately known as Pastor Trish, serves as Co-Pastor of Linked UP Church under the leadership of her husband, Pastor Joel E. Gregory. Though her roles are many, her primary endeavor is to establish her first ministry with excellence, which is her family. Patricia has adopted the Vision of Linked UP Church, which is to connect people to God and their families; fulfilling their purpose in the earth; and impacting their community with love, grace and faith as her personal vision for ministry in general. She accomplishes this by sharing and exhibiting God’s unfailing message of truth and love.