The Happy Church
The Happy Church is located near the city of Jackson, county of Breathitt, Kentucky. They are in the eastern coal field region of the Kentucky (Appalachia) which is the poorest region in the country. The Happy Church is a Christ centered ministry in the most impoverished area in the U.S. Not only do they feed the hungry, clothe the ill-clad, and help the hurting, they teach the young in music, drama, life skills, and more to build their confidence and abilities to break harmful patterns. With God, all things are possible! Visit the Happy Church website here.
Serving at The Happy Church are Janet & Randy Adams. Janet is Dee Harley's daughter. Pastor Randy Adams and wife Janet joined The Happy Church team in January of 2013. Randy was the full time campus pastor at Community Christian Church in Fairfield Twp, Ohio and his duties included, preaching, pastoral care, adult discipleship, counseling, marriage ministry, men's ministry and a few other things. Randy was also a former officer with the Ohio Military Reserve and is currently serving as a volunteer fire fighter and fire department chaplain for the Jackson Fire Department. He is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. Janet was a part time assistant to the church's youth pastor and worked closely with the youth pastor in ministering to the junior and senior high students, focusing on the girls within the group. She also was the past women's ministry leader and was a equal leader with Randy in Community's marriage ministry. Pastor Randy oversees adult ministries and pastoral care while Janet leads the ladies ministry and assists with the teens. Randy and Janet have been involved with various ministries over the years. They spent three years working as inner-city missionaries in the Over-The-Rhine section of Cincinnati.