Personnel Changes

Rev. David Trainer (Hope Church, Brunswick, OH) transitioned to Resident Camp and Sports Ministry Director at Beulah Beach on 12/1/17.

Rev. Jack Bohman (Non-Alliance Assignment) is now the Pastor of Visitation at Buckhannon Alliance Church (Buckhannon, WV), as of 1/1/18.

Pastor Dan Burd (Oak Hill Alliance Church, Oak Hill, WV) went to Non-Alliance Assignment on 1/9/18 and is currently working with Mpact Sports Ministry.



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The district welcomes Bethany Bell who serves as the Director of Urban Outreach at Grace Church (Cleveland, OH)  Bethany is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University and previously worked at Beulah Beach, where she served with Beulah on the Road and Outdoor Education.

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Also joining the district is Wendy Gierhart (Michael), Minister of Family Ministries & Christian Education at West Side Alliance Church (Cleveland, OH). They were most recently in the Western PA District. Michael is currently licensed as unassigned in the district. They have two children – Cole (4) and Ivy (3).

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New to the district is Brian Brooks (Ellie), serving as a bi-vocational Pastor at Living Hope Church (East Canton, OH). Brian also teaches at Heritage Christian School. They have four daughters – Julia (20), Ruthanne (19), Aletheia (11), and Katherine (10).





Riverside Alliance Church (Akron, OH) celebrated their 100th anniversary on 1/1/18.

Living Hope Church (Medina, OH) celebrated their 25th anniversary on 1/17/18.

Mark and Ashley Galbreath (Northview Alliance Church, Wooster, OH) celebrated the birth of their daughter Anna Grace on 12/28/17.

Robert and Rachel Krzesinski (Reclaim Church, Parma, OH) added to their family with the birth of Simeon Adam Robert on 11/8/17. He joins his three older siblings.

Brian and Becky Campbell (unassigned) celebrated the birth of Lucia Nash on 1/9/18 who joins her older sibling, Evron.