Our Pastors

Bishop Herbert and Dr. Marcia Bailey are the founders and senior pastors of Right Direction Church International, a multi-cultural, non-denominational ministry with four locations in Columbia, Orangeburg, Florence and Fort Mill, South Carolina.

Bishop Bailey holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Upsala College, East Orange, N.J., pursued a Masters of Public Administration at Rutgers University of New Jersey and a Masters of Organizational Leadership at Regent University. Dr. Marcia pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Special & Elementary Education at Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ. In April of 2004, they were honored with Doctorate of Divinity degrees from St. Thomas Christian College in Jacksonville, FL.

Bishop Herbert & Dr. Marcia Bailey served in both ministry and the community for many years prior to establishing Right Direction Church International.  They’ve served as Assistant Pastors and teachers and Dr. Marcia also served as a Christian Education Director. 

In 1995, the Lord instructed the Baileys to relocate to SC to establish Right Direction. Now, in more than 27 years of ministry, RDCI is continuing its mission of “transforming lives and impacting generations” 

Under their direction R.D.C.I. has sponsored the Compass Community Development Corporation, a 501(c)3 community non-profit organization and has also initiated missions efforts in Zambia, Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana, West Africa through targeted medical missions. Bishop Bailey serves as Apostolic Founder of the Right Direction Church campuses and now Prelate of the Right Direction Fellowship.

Bishop Herbert and Dr. Marcia Bailey have been married for over 37 years and have four adult children and seven grandchildren. Their preaching and teaching ministry brings forth a message of faith, power and whole life prosperity. Their ministry can be seen and heard by radio and television throughout South Carolina and via streaming at www.rightdirection.info.