Meet Pastor Mike

Pastor Michael Sowell serves as the Senior Pastor of Faith Center Freeport. Pastor Mike along with his wife, Susie, founded Faith Center Freeport in June 2010. Pastor Mike’s heart was to establish a multi-cultural, Word centered church, where people can be equipped and empowered to build the Kingdom of God. Pastor Mike and Susie have been married for 17 years and have a son named Micah.

Pastor Mike’s down to earth teaching style and compassion for the lost, the hurting and the broken attracts both young and old.  He has had a weekly Bible study at the Winnebago County Jail for 18 years and the entire family regularly ministers at the Rockford Rescue Mission and a local nursing home. It is his love for the Lord and for people that you immediately feel upon meeting him.

The Sowell’s are a very active and close family. Susie has her own hair salon and enjoys singing, decorating, and cooking. Micah loves the Lord, basketball, Christian movies, and video games. Pastor Mike readily admits that he loves chicken wings but Susie watches his diet!