Growing up in a minister’s home has given him much insight into the role of Pastor. He and his wife, Marlene, came to us from the Harrisburg area, on November 2, 1997, where Pastor Martin served as Administrative Assistant to the District Superintendent of the Penn/Del District, since January 1992.
Pastor Ken’s portfolio during this time also included Decade of Harvest Director, Home Mission’s Director, Loan Fund Adviser, in the Penn/Del District, and he served on the National Board of Home Missions, located at the Assemblies of God Headquarters, Springfield, Missouri.
Prior to that, he served as Senior Pastor at the Milesburg Assembly of God for over seven years. During his tenure there, he was involved in three building programs and saw the congregation grow considerably. During his time at Milesburg, he also served as Presbyter of the North Central Section, for a period of five and a half years.
It also has been his privilege to serve as Christian Ed Director; Principal of Lima Christian School, Lima, New York, which he helped found and establish; he served as Associate Pastor for a period of six years at the Arnold First Assembly of God, Arnold, PA.After his discharge from the 101st Airborne Division, he attended Valley Forge Christian College for three years and then attended and graduated from Roberts Wesleyan College with a B. S. Degree in Psychology. He has also attended classes at Emerge Ministries, in Ohio; New York State University and Penn State University.
His wife, Marlene, serves as Widow/Widower Coordinator for the Penn/Del District of the A/G. This is an outreach to the Widows/Widowers of Pastors and Pastor’s wives. She has also been guest speaker at the District Missionettes/WM Power Surge; District Pastor’s Wives’ Retreats and other functions throughout the District. She has served as Personal Secretary to her husband, as well as Executive Secretary in secular business; served as Advisor to the WM Ministry within the church and Advisor to the Missionette Program.