Rev. Joel Fick was born and raised in a Christian home in Southern California. After college he attended Westminster Seminary in California where he received his Master of Divinity degree all while serving the church in various capacities. He was ordained in 2004 in the Presbyterian Church in America and was involved in church planting in Southern California.
In 2008 he received a call to church plant in North Florida. After transferring his ministerial credentials into the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Rev. Fick was installed as an Evangelist at Redemption OPC in Gainesville Florida (then a mission work of the OPC).
In 2011 Redemption OPC organized as a new and separate congregation of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church and called Rev. Fick as their Organizing Pastor.
Rev. Fick and his wife Marianne have four children.