Meet Our Bishop
Bishop Chris Crump
Bishop Chris serves as the Senior Pastor of Unity Christian Fellowship Church in Columbus, Ohio.
Bishop Chris a native of Youngstown, Ohio was saved and filled with the Holy Ghost at the young age of nine in 1976. Over the years, he has held many offices in the Lord’s Church such as, Choir Director, Praise and Worship Leader, Sunday School Teacher, Deacon, Minister, Church Treasurer, Youth Pastor and Pastor of Finance. Pastor Chris was licensed to preach in 1994 through The United Pentecostal Churches of Christ and ordained as an elder in 2002 through Greater Works of Christ International.
He is the son of Pastor and (late) Deacon Emeritus Crump who established and served at the Faith Temple Pentecostal Church for over 17 years.
Over the past few years, many doors have been opened for Bishop Chris to preach and proclaim God’s Word where many souls have been saved, healed, delivered and set free.
In September of 2005, Pastor Chris through much prayer accepted the call of Pastorate of Unity Christian Fellowship Church, Inc. In June of 2007, Pastor Chris was officially installed as Founder and Senior Pastor of Unity Christian Fellowship Church under the Chief Installer, Bishop Gregory L. Fly, (General Overseer) of the kingdom Builders International Fellowship of Churches. In April of 2017, Pastor Chris was consecrated as a Bishop in the United Body of Christ Multicultural Fellowship of Churches where he serves as Assistant to Apostle Melvin Trent & he serves as Bishop of the Columbus & Cincinnati Regions.
Bishop Chris has a Bachelor’s of Art’s Degree from Youngstown State University where he majored in Communications and minored in Marketing. Also, he completed his certification in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) for Chaplaincy through Mount Carmel Health Systems. And, in Spring of 2019, he completed the Graduate Program through MTSO, (Methodist Theological Seminary of Ohio) and earned a Master’s of Divinity Degree. Finally, he is employed a Staff Chaplain at Mount Carmel Health Systems, (at St Ann’s Hospital).
Bishop Chris is married to Lady Charisse Crump, and they are the proud parents of one beautiful daughter De’Anna Ariele Crump.