Joie PirkeyJoie Pirkey

Executive Director / Founder

Founder and President of Shouts of Joy Ministries, has degrees in Pastoral Studies and Behavioral Studies from North Central University and has been in ministry for more than 30 years. Pirkey has a powerful testimony of a personal, miraculous healing and an encounter with the Holy Spirit that changed the course of her life and ministry. After spending a year living with her family in Kigali, Rwanda ministering to the orphans of the Tutsi Genocide the Pirkey’s returned to Wisconsin and planted a church~ Wellspring at the Cross, in Combined Locks.  Joie is currently the Prophet in the Five Fold Ministry leadership at Wellspring at the Cross.  She, with her husband and three children, lives in Wisconsin.

DougBioDouglas Pirkey

Developer / Contributor

Evangelist and Teacher with Shouts of Joy Ministries, has an undergraduate degree in Christian Studies from North Central University in Minneapolis, MN, with graduate studies in Clinical Pastoral Education and Counselor Education. Douglas is called and anointed to preach the saving and transforming power of Jesus Christ and the Cross which he began doing weekly in 2012 at Wellspring at the Cross in Combined Locks, WI which he assisted in planting that same year. His ministry experience includes that of Program Director of the Edgecombe County homeless shelter; substance abuse counselor; hospital chaplain; and itinerant preacher in the U.S. and in Rwanda, Africa. He is currently the Apostle in the Five Fold Ministry leadership at Wellspring at the Cross.  Douglas lives with his wife, Joie, and their three children in Wisconsin.



 Elvin Blair

Director of Operations

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robinRobin Ballard

Board Treasurer

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