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Meet the Bass

Superintendent Darryell and First Lady Karen Bass are the Senior Pastors of Redeeming Love Word Ministries, Inc. located in High Point, NC. They both attended N.C. A &T State University where they met and married as college sweethearts.


Prior to Pastoring in 2007 they both served over 20 years as faithful members under the leadership of the late Bishop Otis Lockett Sr. During that time they held various leadership positions such as Netcare Leaders, Marriage Ministry Instructors, Encounter Coordinators and Administrative Assistants at Evangel Christian Center (Church St). In addition, Superintendent and First Lady Bass have over 25 years of service as Marriage Workshop facilitators.


Since 2008 they have sponsored Marriage Retreats throughout North Carolina and South Carolina.  Superintendent and First Lady Bass currently serve as the Marriage Enrichment Coordinators for the North Carolina Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction under the leadership of Bishop Stenneth E. Powell Sr.


Superintendent and First Lady Bass have been married for over 34 years and are the proud parents of two daughters, and one granddaughter.

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