CCF Haverhill Pastor Profile

Marlene Yeo, Pastor
work: 978-912-7616
About me: I am a type A personality personified.  I enjoy action and being in the middle of God’s dream for His church of prayer, unity and the work of compassion. I am passionate about God’s presence and His kingdom coming and His will being done on the earth.  I enjoy being with people. Especially the ones God has called me to work with and to those I am called to care for.

Where I am from: I was born at the Chelsea Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass. 1952 raised in Amesbury,Newburyport and Groveland.

Work/Ministry experiences: I have worked in multiple areas of ministry including 10 years as youth Pastor, 2 years as an Associate and Lead Pastor of CCF Haverhill since 2005.

I am also the Director of Somebody Cares New England licensed under Dr. Doug Stringer Somebody Cares America/International. I serve on a number of committees in the city: the Haverhill Community Violence Prevention Coalition and the Merrimack Valley Holy Family Hospital “Community Health Benefit” committee. I served a 5-year term on the Northern Essex Community College Board of Trustees and a 2-year term on the Finance Committee.

How long have you been at CCF: since the formative stage of meeting as a cell group in my home studying the “City Impact” book (renamed “The Church at it’s Best”) by Dr. Daniel Bernard of Somebody Cares Tampa Bay, Florida.

Tell me about your family: In 1970 I married retired police Lt. Harry Yeo, we have 3 adult children and 7 grandchildren.  I love to spend time with the family and take care of my home.  I love to decorate and enjoy working in my yard. I love to travel and have had the privilege of going to 13 countries including missions trip to Israel in 2012.  I have written my first book “Where is God on Tuesday”. Several churches have used it for bible study in preparing lay people for the ministry of compassion and outreach.

Heroes: Jesus Christ, Pastor Mike Servello, Sr. Pastor Mike Servello Jr., Dr. Doug Stringer, Pastor Rafael Najem, Pastor Jude Fouquier, the Apostle Paul, Joan of Arc and Count Zinzendorf founder of the Moravian prayer movement.

Favorite thing about Community Christian Fellowship Haverhill: I love seeing God capture the hearts of people, who were once shattered by sin, healing their brokenness and living a life that now honors the Lord and paying it forward to other(s).

Other Favorites: I love worship that allows the congregation to express their passion for Jesus.  I have experienced great freedom from the streams in the body that make glad the city of God. My favorite places of worship are IHOP, Kansas City, MO., Bethel Church, Redding, CA., Hilltop Boston, Cambridge, MA., Redeemer Church, Utica, NY
  • Food: Middle Eastern food
  • Music: Jesus Culture, IHOP
  • Quote:  "All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing". ~~ Edmund Burke
  • Movies “The Passion”
  • Books:  My favorites are books about prayer, compassion and evangelism and living life from the inside out, like: the “Emotionally Healthy Church”. 
  • Some of my favorite authors are: Dr. Doug Stringer, Dr. Harold Caballeros, Stephen Covey, Count Zinzendorf, and Bob Sorge
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