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Our Pastor

District Elder Keith E. Royal

Elder Keith E. Royal is the Pastor of New Life Apostolic “Empowerment Center”, located in the City of Henrico, VA.   At New Life he endeavors to introduce a living Savior to a dying world.  Pastor Royal Preaches the unadulterated truth to all who have a desire to listen.

Called to preach teach and empower, Pastor Royal acknowledged the call of the Lord to move the church to the city of Henrico. His message is that Through Christ you can be born again, receive a new life and you will receive power through the Spirit of the Lord and His word; leading to the empowerment of your life. 

Pastor Royal is a District Elder in the Apostolic Faith Fellowship International Inc, and he recognizes the importance of the gospel being taught and preached to all mankind.   He models the mission of Jesus Christ: to Teach, Train and Release! As a lover and teacher of the word, Pastor Royal says that Sunday school and Bible Study are key elements to a successful Christian life.  Seeing the great need to reach the masses Pastor Royal fully encourages and actively participates in the following ministries.

Men of Valor
WINGS “Women in God’s Service”
YES “Youth Empowered to Serve”
Evangelism and Outreach


Pastor Royal is a Native of Albany, New York and a Veteran of The United States Army.  He received his ministerial training under the tutelage of Bishop Leon E. Parker and Southern Bible Institute.  He is joined in marriage to Lady Camille Denise and has 4 children, Christopher, Asjah, Tiara and Justin through their union.

Pastor Royal’s goal is not to have church as usual but to see the move of the Spirit in every service.

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