Chris Loose, Senior Pastor
With a love for cross-cultural ministry and the church, Chris is excited to be the new Senior Pastor at RIC. Chris is married to Rachel, and they have three young children, Micah (8), Judah (5), and Rita (3). The Looses moved to Rabat in February 2021, and Chris began serving as a pastor in April 2021. Prior to RIC, Chris served for 4 years in college ministry in Ulaanbaatar Mongolia from 2005-2009, and 7 years as an associate pastor of a non-denominational church in New York from 2013-2020.
Elliot Lamptey, Associate Pastor
Elliot Lamptey has been serving as the Associate Pastor alongside Pastor Jack Wald the pastor of RIC since June 2017. He has been a member of RIC since 2005 and was ordained by AMEP (Association Marocaine des Eglises Protestants) under the leadership of Pastor Jack Wald who is the president of the AMEP.
In addition to being the associate pastor of RIC, Pastor Elliot is also the founder and senior pastor of FCIM (Family of Champions International Ministries) a vibrant university student ministry winning the lost, training disciples, and sending them out to the four corners of the world to testify of the extravagant grace of God.
Pastor Elliot holds a Doctorate degree in Pharmacy as well as three Master’s degrees in Food and Drugs Production, Clinical Pharmacy, and Medical Biotechnology.
He is happily married to his wife Dr. Elizabeth O. Lamptey a cardiologist who has been an integral part of FCIM since its conception in 2006. She has contributed to RIC through singing in the choir and is also a mother, vibrant teacher, and preacher in FCIM. Together they are blessed with three lovely children: Emmanuella, Elliot Jr., and Emmanuel.
Pastor Elliot Lamptey carries a vision of drawing people into an intimate relationship with the Lord Jesus through creative worship, teaching, prayer, counseling, mentorship, and outreach programs.