Lady Ruthie L. McClure
Lady Ruthie L. McClure was born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut. In 1980, she accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and began her singing ministry. Lady Ruthie is an anointed singer, songwriter, speaker, and worshipper, mentor who is blessed to use her God-given talents throughout Connecticut and beyond.
On April 15, 2001, she recorded a live CD in a joint venture with her family. On June 2, 2002, she birthed her first solo CD entitled, “More Than A Conqueror”, in addition to a Healing CD which has been a blessing and encouragement to many people. In December 2004, she was named “Favorite Female Artist” at the 4th Annual Tiffany Gospel Awards in New York City. On June 15, 2007, she named “Best Female Gospel Vocalist” by the Holla Back Gospel Awards of New Haven, Connecticut. She has also been blessed to minister in song several times on the Trinity Broadcast Network (TBN) in Fishkill, New York.
Lady Ruthie has served faithfully as a Deaconess, Youth Choir Director and a Youth Leader. She is mindful that God has called her to walk as a woman of integrity and with Godly character. She desires to be a light and an example to other women and young girls who are looking for mentors in the Body of Christ.
New Life Worship Center was birthed on May 22, 2005 and Lady Ruthie continues to minister with her husband Pastor David W. McClure, Jr. In January 2007, she was elevated to the position of Co-Pastor. Her mission is to spread God’s love through Song and the spoken Word. She desires to see people healed and restored through the Word and the power of the Lord Jesus Christ. She believes that she is called to be a Kingdom builder and a woman of God who will lift up Jesus Christ and gives Him all the Glory.
On January 5, 2013, a new ministry called Pastor’s Wives and First Ladies Powertalk was birthed and continues to be a great success and a blessing to women who are in ministry. This ministry focuses on the “how-to” in ministry. Also, she hosts a Women’s Conference which is held annually. Many women’s lives has been changed and blessed during these anointed services.
Lady Ruthie presses with a determination to fulfill her God-given assignments and to live a life that’s pleasing unto God. She likes to refer to herself as a Prayer Warrior and a watch-woman on the wall! She is married to Pastor David W. McClure, Jr. and together they have four children and three grand children.
“I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day or night: ye that make mention of the Lord, keep not silence” Isaiah 62:6