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“Where it the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.”

(2 Corinthians 3:17)

Freedom marks the First Assembly of God experience.
Visit us and you will see a congregation that:
  • Celebrates in passionate worship with singing, clapping, waving banners, even dancing,
  • Ministers to one another through the gifts of the Holy Spirit.
  • Receives in-depth and relevant teaching from the Bible
  • Reaches out to the community with feeding programs, support groups, and service
  • Gets encouragement and training to take the power of God with them into their daily lives and circles of influence
  • Is given opportunity to receive extraordinary miracles through prayer for personal needs from our prayer team.

Come visit! Sit, back, observe, and join in as you feel comfortable. We’d love to see you!
We don’t make visitors stand or say anything. Dress is casual.  A nursery and children’s programs are available.

Our Mission Statement:

Because we love God, and God loves people, the family of First Assembly of God joyfully and lovingly joins together to open up a GATEWAY for earth to touch Heaven, and Heaven to touch earth, here in the gateway to the region, and the gateway to the unreached world.

Meet Our Team

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Pastor Bret Abdullah

Lead Pastor
Pastor Bret Abdullah

Pastor Bret Abdullah joined the pastoral team of First Assembly in October of 2012 as the Associate Pastor. In August 2014, Pastor Bret was elected as the Lead Pastor. He has a strong call to prayer, discipleship, and reaching the strategic Dearborn/Dearborn Heights/Detroit region. Pastor Bret studied at Eastern Michigan University and received ministry training through the Michigan School of Ministry and Central Bible College – Michigan and is a Licensed minister of the Assemblies of God. Having grown up in Dearborn and having pastored in the city of Detroit with the Church of God in Christ, Rev. Abdullah has a heart for people of all races, nationalities,and backgrounds. He has two sons, Paul and Silas.

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Holly Abdullah

Children's Pastor
Holly Abdullah

Holly equally shares a passion for ministry having been involved extensively in many multicultural ministry settings such as the Bronx, NY, Cleveland, TN and Dearborn. Currently, Holly is leading the Children’s Ministry. She is a graduate of Lee University. She has a dog, Finney. and two cats, Scooter and Zoe.

What We Believe

Gateway Prayer & Conference Center

As well as being a local church, First Assembly of God has had a regional and even national ministry. We have hosted 24FLOOD (also known as The Furnace) and currently host some of the Dearborn House of Prayer services focusing on an awakening in the strategic Dearborn/Detroit region and the nation. We have also hosted a number of national and international figures such as Lou Engle, General Jerry Boykin, Brian Simmons, and Father Zecharia. We’ve been blessed with the ministry of worship leaders such as Justin Rizzo, Aaron Crider and Catherine Mullins. Conferences, prayer gatherings, and strategic events are a regular occurrence, designed to encourage the Body of Christ in the region and to win people to Christ.

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