Spirit-filled Pastor R. Loren Sandford, lead pastor at the nondenominational New Song Church and Ministries in Denver, Colorado, died Sept. 17 due to complications from COVID-19. He was 70.
According to the church’s Facebook page, Sandford spent the past few weeks in the hospital with COVID:
“To all of you who have been praying for Pastor R. Loren Sandford, we wanted to let you know that our dear pastor decided to go home to be with the Father this past Friday. There are no words to express how all of us here on staff and our church body are grieving right now. We all know he is worshipping with the Father. Thank you for all your prayers, love and support.”
Since receiving his Master of Divinity Degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in 1976, Sandford served four churches.