John was ordained a Deacon in 1988 and received his Elder Orders in 1991. He has served the following appointments: The former Grace UMC in Coatesville, Willow Street: Boehm’s, Frackville, Elverson, Quarryville: Memorial, and Mountainhome and Canadensis. In addition to pastoral ministry, John serves the Conference as a trainer on the Cross-Racial/Cross-Cultural Ministry Team and is part of the Whites Confronting Racim Cohort. He has been married for almost 32 years to it loving and patient wife, Beth. They have two children, Ian, who is married to Becca, and Austin. John and Beth also welcomed their first granddaughter in July, Claire Elizabeth.