Meet the Pastor

Meet Reverend Antonio J. Velez Jr.


Reverend Antonio J. Velez Jr. is the founding Pastor of Mercy Church. He holds license with the United Pentecostal Church International. He has several yeas experience providing grief counseling as a Hospice Chaplain and holds a bachelors of Art in Biblical Counseling. In an effort to reach the lost Reverend Velez has been involved in several avenues of ministry; with over twelve years professional experience ranging from prison ministry, hospital visitation, personal Bible studies, to evangelizing our country. He genuinely cares for people while providing Biblical encouragement.


He has been married to Violet Velez for eleven years and they have three children; Evangelina, Esther, and Ezra. The children are a great asset to their ministry as they show first had the faithfulness of family and the importance of Serving God and the community as a whole.

Easter Service

This Easter Mercy Church invites you and your family to hear the miraculous story of our Lord's Resurrection and discover how this historic event can make a difference in your life today! We have Services both in person and by phone. We would be honored to deliver communion to those who cannot join us in person and would still like to participate in the Lord's Supper. Call the church's office for details.

Service in person:

Every Sunday at 10 a.m. 2736 Lamont Street, Marlette, Michigan, 48453

Service by phone:

Every Sunday at 10 a.m. and Wednesday evening at 6:15 p.m.

(call in number 385-318-7181)

Church office: (810) 336-3928