Dr. Robert and Lynne Rose are the lead pastors at International Church of Rome (ICoR). They have a solid background in missions experience in Europe and Asia, Bible school ministry and international church leadership. Pastor Bob is Director of Global University of English-speaking Italy. He is also Director of Global University for Europe which serves 23 countries and 33 offices. Recently the Italian version of the Fire Bible (Life in the Spirit Study Bible) with its study helps, articles, maps and concordance has been completed. Pastor Lynne has strong experience in Life Groups and Sunday School. She assists her husband in various pastoral duties.

Pastor Bob and Lynne have 4 children: Faith and Josh have four children, Zachery, Andrew, Sophia and Anthony; they live in Willard, Missouri; Demetrius, who lives in Dallas, Texas; Joel lives in Branson, Missouri; and Johanna lives in St. Louis, Missouri.


International Church of Rome Vision Statement

Our vision is to establish an international evangelical church in the center of Rome.

Missions Statement

  1. Worship God
  2. Evangelize the lost
  3. Disciple believers
  4. Compassion for all

Core Values

  1. Fervently pray to know God and to grow in His wisdom and knowledge
  2. Passionately proclaim by word and deed Jesus Christ as Savior, Baptizer in the Holy Spirit, Healer and Soon Coming King
  3. Strategically invest in people
  4. Purposefully equip ministries in the church
  5. Faithfully build up the work of the church
  6. Intentionally support missions locally and worldwide

Biblical Beliefs

  1. Salvation
  2. Baptism in the Holy Spirit
  3. Divine Healing
  4. Second Coming of Christ

Financial Policy

  • 10% Tithe to missions
  • 10% Savings for Future Facility
  • 80% General Expenses (rent, equipment, literature, etc)