Our Interim Pastor, Jerry Ford, has been serving in various pastoral and leadership roles since 1955. In that time, he served as Pastor at seven churches, lead many to be followers of Christ, helped establish new ministries, organized local and international missions, and helped churches implement new technologies.
After retiring from full-time pastoral positions, he continued to serve in various roles in southern Illinois, including Director of Missions, Bible Study teacher, pianist and pulpit supply.
Jerry eared a Bachelor of Theology, a Master of Theology, and a Doctor of Bible Philosophy degree while attending International Bible Institute and Seminary and Luther Rice Seminary.
Jerry resides in Harrisburg and continues acts of service with Carrier Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.