Pastor Fred Ripper, Pastor of Christian Education

Pastor Fred and his wife, Faye, are parents of two grown children and six grandchildren. Pastor Fred began his ministry in 1972, as Minister of Christian Education at First Assembly of God, Arnold, PA. Over the years he has served in many capacities in Christian Education and Music Ministry. He was ordained by the Assemblies of God in 1986.

His role at First Assembly, as Pastor of Christian Education, includes overseeing our CONNECT Groups (small group ministry), We Build People Adult Discipleship Program, as well as Pastor to the Forever Young Seniors. He is involved in Special Attendance Days, Evangelism Events, Teacher Training courses, and teaches the Church Membership Class. He will be involved in the process of assimilating newcomers and new members into the life of the church. He also works with the Worship and Drama Teams.  He and his wife, Faye, are also gifted musically.

Pastor Fred holds a B.A. in Christian Education from Central Bible College and a Master’s in Education from Regent University.