Sr. Pastors Dale and Marianne Ray
Dale was born in Nashville Tennessee and raised in the Washington DC suburbs in Montgomery County Maryland. He attended the University of Maryland at College Park. Marianne was born in San Diego, California and raised in Arlington, Virginia. Both became born again Christians at a young age. Dale and Marianne met at Christ Church in Washington DC and were married in 1970. They moved to Lake Havasu City in 1972. They have two children and seven grandchildren.
Dale and Marianne both became ordained licensed ministers in 1982 and affiliated with Grace International Ministries where Dale serves as the Arizona/ New Mexico District Superintendent, along with serving on the Executive board and the International Ministries Board (IMB) for Grace International.
Dale and Marianne have been ministering in Lake Havasu City at Lakeview Community Church as Founding Senior Pastors since December of 1980. They continue to be an active part in outreach to the community and provide open doors to those seeking a faith home. Dale has been a Police Chaplain for the Lake Havasu City Police Department and the Mohave County Sheriffs Department since 1985. Lakeview Community Church is affiliated with the London Bridge Christian Churches, (LBCC), and Dale is greatly involved in annual city events such as the Community Thanksgiving Service, The Easter Sunrise Service, National Day of Pray, along with many other events. Dale and Marianne also have a heart for Missions and support over 30 Missionaries, locally and Internationally. They have traveled internationally to such places as India, South Africa, Ukraine and Trinidad where they have ministered in leadership training and preached the Gospel.
Dale and Marianne believe that every member of the family of God has a place and a ministry. Their hope is that they are able to guide you in finding yours. May the blessing of God be upon you as you press forward in your relationship with Him.