Rev. Michelino Ricci

Rev. Michelino Ricci

Rev. Michelino Ricci

Rev. Michelino Ricci, of Bridgton, passed away on the evening of Tuesday, May 12, 2015. He graduated to glory surrounded by his beloved wife and partner in ministry of 22 years, Eileen, his daughter, Kaitlyn, and his son, Mike.

A graduate of Elim Bible Institute and Central Bible College, Michelino pastored churches in Christchurch UK, Connecticut, and Vermont, in addition to evangelism in Europe and the New England area. During his over 60 years of ministry he touched the lives of many. His congregations across the world will remember him for his mantra of ministry: “Always preach the cross!”

He is preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters, his precious mother, Gaetana, and his father, Alessandro.

He is survived by his wife, son and daughter, his brother John, and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at Calvary Christian Center Chapel, 1687 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach, Fla., on Saturday, May 30, at 10 a.m. His family is confident and assured in the knowledge that, having fought the good fight and run the good race, he entered the gates of glory to the sound of “Well done, my good and faithful servant.”

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to ministries close to his heart: Teen Challenge Training Center, Inc. (TCTC) at:; L3G Ministries (planting churches in Southwest London) at: L3G Ministries via Pay Pal:; or NEW Missions at:

Arrangements are under the care of Heritage Funeral & Cremation Service, Port Orange, Fla. Thoughts and condolences may be left for the family by visiting

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