Pastor of Christian Education

Pastor Fred and his wife, Faye, are parents of two grown children and have 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), Adult Discipleship Program, as well as Pastor of the Forever Young Seniors. He is involved in Special Attendance Days, Evangelism Events, Teacher Training Courses, and teaches the Church Membership Class/Water Baptism. He is 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.

Pastor Fred holds a B.A. in Christian Education from Central Bible College and an M.A. in Education from Regent University.

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