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Pastor Derick Wakefield

According to Christ’s Teachings). IMPACT is an urban ministry founded on a 3 “R” philosophy:

1. RELOCATION of families and individuals
2. REDISTRIBUTION of resources to communities of need
3. RACIAL RECONCILIATION: The intentional effort of individuals to reconcile with God and then with one another.


A demonstrated leader, Pastor Wakefield oversaw IMPACT’s Health and Dental Care, Fitness Center, Urban 4H, and after school programs. Most recently, Pastor Derick Wakefield has received a direct appointment to Captain as a Chaplain of the TN Air National Guard.

May God continue to bless the ministry of Pastor Wakefield and Freedom Fellowship Christian Church from the beginning to the end of their decree: “Changing lives through our Worship, our Witness, and His Word”

Pastor Wakefield has been a good shepherd not only to his congregation, but also to the children of AMACHI- standing strong behind the motto “Who knows but what God has brought us through this child?” AMACHI is the passionate response to the needs of children with incarcerated parents through mentorship.

Pastor Wakefield has always proven his commitment to his church and its community, even before acquiring Freedom Fellowship. He is a member of the Knoxville Interdenominational Christian Ministerial Alliance (KICMA), which is known to join with religious leaders, members and organizations to address the issues of the city.


Pastor Wakefield proudly served as the first director

of IMPACT (Individuals Ministering and Providing

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