Pastor Rick has been involved in Worship ministry since 1989. After graduating from Zion College in 1992, he had the privilege of working with the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir in Brooklyn, NY. Following his tenure there, he became ordained as a minister and served as an Associate Pastor with his father in New York City at the First Ukrainian Assembly of God Church. Simultaneously, he served as the Worship Pastor at Abounding Grace Church, a local ministry in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. From there, the Lord directed him and his family to Christ Tabernacle, in Queens, NY where he served as the Multi-Campus Worship and Arts Pastor for 12 years.
Since 2016, Pastor Rick and his family have served here as the Worship Arts Pastor, overseeing the various worship teams and musicians, as well as the Evangel Choir.