‘‘I teach the word of God, line by line, from the Scriptures. There’s a hunger for it,’’ he said.
His experience working with people recovering from drug and alcohol abuse is also part of the ministry.
Their services include worship for slightly more than an hour on Sundays at 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 7 p.m., and alternating Thursday Bible study at 7 p.m. and prayer service at 6 p.m.
Members are primarily from Fall River, with several from Somerset, Swansea, Dighton and nearby towns. Children’s Sunday school and nursery are part of their offerings. More information is available at its website, www.wordoflifecc.net, or by calling the church at 774-365-2552.
Paul Cordeiro, who’s been with Boucher since the start, is the current president.
Inside the spacious chapel about noon on Sunday, most of the Jewish bronze plaques and symbols had been removed. However, some remained, including distinctive Hebrew words affixed to a wall, near a large wooden cross recently installed behind the podium.
Weissman offered the translation: ‘‘Know before whom you stand.’’
‘‘I love that saying,’’ said Boucher, who knew what it meant.
‘‘That’s not a Jewish thing. It’s universal,’’ Weissman said.
Boucher said he plans to put up the English translation, next to the Hebrew one.