Pastor Rick Paladin, joined the staff at Bridge City Church (formerly Word & Worship Church) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as the Associate Pastor in 1992, and was ordained as the Lead Pastor in October of 1999. He has led the church into being a multisite congregation with five campuses in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Pastor Rick delivers relevant and hard-hitting messages with enthusiasm and humor. His desire to see the local church built and the Kingdom of God expanded is evident as he equips the church for ministry and encourages ordinary people to accomplish extraordinary things! He is widely recognized as a man of integrity and vision. He is responsible for church leadership development and training and is passionate about training up men and women as leaders in their local churches.
Rick and his wife, Natalie, have been married since 1989 and have five children.
Natalie has a vision for women to grow into the people they are called to be. She leads their Ladies’ Ministry and oversees the women’s small groups. Natalie shares her heart & experiences with a blend of sincerity, transparency and humor.