Meet the Missionaries
Colonels Steve & Wendy Morris
Territorial Commander & Territorial President of Women’s Ministries
Term began: April 2021
In 1895 a small group of pioneer officers from Britain arrived to start operations. In spite of difficulties, the work was soon established.
Colonel Steve was born in Japan while his parents were serving there. They returned to the US Southern Territory when he was 11 years old. Colonel Wendy is from New York. She left there to at-tend Asbury College, where she met Steve. They were commissioned in 1993 with the “Heralds of Jesus” Session. Most recent appointments were as Territorial Secretary for Personnel and Territorial Secretary for Officer Development. Their son, Andrew, is a student at the University of Georgia, and their daughter, Angela, is married.
Birthdays: Steve – October 15 + Wendy- August 28
Anniversary: January 13, 1990
Captains Chris & Jessica Welch
Italy & Greece Command
Corps Officers of Torre Pellice Corps
Term began: August 1, 2015
The flag was unfurled in 1887 but had to be removed. In 1893 the work was re-established and was recognized as a charitable organization. It wasn’t until 2009 that it received legal status as a religious body. In 2011, Greece became part of the command.
Captains Welch entered training from Winter Haven, FL and were commissioned in 2012 as Corps Officers in Ft. Walton Beach, FL. Jessica is originally from Italy.
Birthdays: Chris, July 22 & Jessica, April 30
Anniversary: May 30, 2009
Children’s Birthdays: Liam Matteo, April 14, 2014 & Rafaël Zane, June 3, 2018