William Farmer (Bill) and Retha Farmer
Bill and Retha Farmer are the founders of Christ International Amazing Ministries (CIAM).
Bill was born in Cape Town, South Africa. He was raised by Christian parents and received Yahshua Messiah into his heart on 2 March 1978. He was baptised in the Holy Spirit in 1979 and was water baptised on 17 February 1980. Bill was ordained as a Pastor in 1990. He has been an Itinerant Preacher as well as an Assistant Pastor for 2 Pentecostal churches over a period of 9 years in South Africa. He came to Peterborough UK in 1999 and was an Assistant Pastor for 8 years in the Assemblies of God church in Peterborough.
On 24 October 2009 Bill became the Senior Pastor of CIAM.
Retha was born in Pretoria, South Africa and came to Peterborough with her husband Bill. She has assisted him in the ministry for more than 20 years. She was raised by Christian parents of whom her father was a Pastor of the Apostolic Faith Mission Church in Newcastle, Kwa-Zula Natal, South Africa. She received Jesus Christ into her heart on 14 January 1978. Retha was water baptised in February 1978 and was baptised in the Holy Spirit on 29 November 1979. She was ordained as a Pastor in 1990. She was Chairlady of the Ladies Ministry in South Africa. The Lord has blessed her in the prophetic ministry. Retha was also the Chairlady of the Ladies Ministry at the Assemblies of God Church in Peterborough for 5 years.
The board members of CIAM are Bill Farmer, Retha Farmer, Alfie Lowman, Lucinda Lowman and Anel McFarland.