1033 North Sumner, Portland, OR 97217

Emmanuel Church



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Senior Pastor of Emmanuel Church

Dr. C.T. Wells is the Bishop and Senior Pastor of Emmanuel Church, a vibrant and expanding community with deep roots in the city of Portland, Oregon.  A visionary leader and a passionate nurturer, Dr. Wells strives to shape Emmanuel’s every message and ministry around the conviction that each believer is to become a conqueror in every aspect of life, given that “God’s divine power has given unto us all things necessary for life and godliness.” For Dr. Wells, everything at Emmanuel – from its recently constructed facility to its wide ranging programs and ministries – exists to grow mature, flourishing, and conquering people.


Dr. Wells holds a Masters of Arts in Christian Ministries from George Fox University and a Doctorate in Divinity from Friends International University. He has been married to the love of his life, First Lady DeAngeloa, for over 30 years. They are the proud parents of Chastity and Ashlei Wells, who are both successfully involved in business and education.


Co-Pastor at Emmanuel Church

First Lady DeAngeloa Wells serves alongside her husband as co-pastor. She oversees Emmanuel’s Church Characteristics Value Ministries. Gifted in administration, with a strong background in organizational development, she focuses on defining strategies, processes, and tools that will strengthen Emmanuel’s community and ministries. Passionate about seeing the kingdom come in Portland at large, she annually hosts city-wide conferences and events that minister to the unique needs of women, while encouraging them to become the person that God intends them to be.


With a B.S. in Business Management and years of experience as a General Manager with Portland General Electric. First Lady Wells serves with well-tested skills and a passion to worship through giving God her best.

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