Founder/Host & Co-Host
NCW was Founded by Pastor Lorilee Amedia, who has traveled the globe with a powerful message that God's grace is greater than any of your past failures or mistakes. Her personal testimony has served as a beacon of hope and inspiration for many women.
Pastor Patty Scahill is a founding member and mighty woman of God, as well as a published author. Michal Russo, another published author and former yoga teacher/ self-described "ex new-ager" who brings her own powerful testimony and life experiences as she realigned her body, soul, and spirit from idolatry to Christ. Pastor Nida Anwar of Eternal Life Church hosts live healing services that attract more than 10,000 people a week in Lahore, Pakistan and she shares her unique perspective of being a bold woman of Christ living in a country where Christianity is widely persecuted.
These 4 make a powerful and anointed team that help women develop better relationships with the Lord and others, along with teaching them how to live free from the hurts, pains, and traumas of their past.
Many women are lost, feeling like they have to do life alone. Many of us have secrets we feel the world will judge us for if they only knew. Here at New Creation Woman, we know it's all about NEW BEGINNINGS! You don't have to be the same person you've always been! There is a new start for you!
Pastor Lorilee was brought up in the Catholic tradition, and received all the sacraments including baptism, confirmation, and doctrines of the Roman Catholic Church, as taught by Priests and Sunday School teachers.
Her early Christian education was grounded in the fear of the Lord and the 10 Commandments. Lorilee began studying music at a very young age, and in her early teens served the Lord as an organist in a large Catholic church for several years. Having studied the pipe organ, Pastor Lorilee was blessed to have held the position of organist and choir director in several different Christian denominations.
It was through her employment as "the organist" at a small outdoor tent revival in New Waterford, Ohio that she first received the Lord Jesus Christ as her personal Savior.
Lorilee studied Music education at The Dana School of Music and earned both her Bachelors & Masters of Music Education Degrees at Youngstown State University. She also pursued Doctoral Studies at Kent State University in Music Education, specializing in Early Childhood Music Education. PL has a love for Liturgical Dance and studied Ballet at YSU, as well as Dalcroze Eurhythmics at KSU and The Juilliard School in NYC.
The Lord brought Pastors Frank and Lorilee together 40 years ago, and their ministry began while on their honeymoon to Egypt & Israel. Throughout their more than 38 years of ministry, PL has assisted her husband as an Evangelist on many continents.
She is also skilled as a teacher and worshipper in Dance Movement and Praise.
Together they co-founded Touch Heaven International Ministries, which has several churches in Africa and India. The headquarters and central church is Touch Heaven Canfield Church, located in northeastern Ohio where they Co-Pastor. The Lord has blessed them with four children, three sons-in-law, a daughter-in-law, and ten grandchildren.
The LORD your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing." –
Pastor Patty Scahill is the Co-Host of NCW. She serves the Body of Christ called and anointed to tear down strongholds over families, churches, and territories.
Patty's ministry includes activation, impartation, and restoration. Churches and individuals are brought to a new level of anointing and power, by the Holy Spirit.
The Lord has placed within her a tremendous desire to see people set free and to minister to the Body of Christ, through preaching, teaching, and prophetic release to train and teach others to walk in their God-intended destiny and be released in their gifts.
In 1981 Patty's Damascus Road conversion was instantaneous and the Lord Jesus Christ delivered her from an addiction to drugs, alcohol, and suicide, and she is able to minister to those still trapped and hindered by past hurts.
She has written 3 books, "Mirror Mirror in the Word", "Strategic Guide to Spiritual Warfare" and "Articles of Encouragement" And 9 years as contributing columnist in the religious section of the Youngstown vindicator.
She serves with Pastor Lorilee Amedia at Touch Heaven Ministries, under the covering of Apostle Frank Amedia.
Patty is the widow of her husband Pat of almost 50 years, and she has 3 children and 5 grandchildren.