Pastor Eric & 1st Lady Nicole

Pastor Eric Hatcher is the founder and pastor of The Life Church.

Authentic, Energetic, Unassuming, Generous, Courageous, Creative, Visionary… are some of the words that have been used to describe him.

He is purposefully passionate about outreach and seeing people who are far from God brought closer to Him.

Pastor Hatcher holds a Master of Divinity degree from Andrews University Theological Seminary. He is privileged to be married to Nicole (a college professor) and they have two daughters.


First Lady Dr. Nicole Hatcher

First Lady Hatcher is a dedicated wife, devoted mother, and supportive partner in ministry. Alongside her husband, she is committed to modeling a healthy, God-centered marriage and positively impacting the plight of the poor.

Dr. Hatcher holds a doctorate in health science and is an advocate for healthy living, having published several articles on the subject in various academic journals. She is passionate about education and encourages young people, especially young women, to pursue higher education.