Pastor John grew up on Long Island, New York. He is a avid movie buff with favorites including: Forrest Gump, Shawshank Redemption, Lars and the Real Girl, Harvey, and anything by Alfred Hitchcock. He stills holds strong to his NY sports roots hoping one day to see the Mets win the World Series.
Pastor John graduated from Wittenberg University in 2004 with a degree in Religion and from Trinity Lutheran Seminary in 2008 with an MDiv. Pastor John recieved the call from Trinity Lutheran, Goshen, in August 2008 following his graduation from Seminary. In March 2014, he recieved a call from Faith Lutheran, Goshen.
John met his wife Andrea while at Seminary in Columbus, Ohio. They were married before going on his internship in 2006 and both graduated from Seminary in 2008. On May 14, 2012. Micah John was born. John and Andrea brought him home from the hospital and officially adopted him a few months later. They also have two dogs Patches, a Lab-Huskey mix, and Bauer, a Boxer.
Favorite Bible Verse: Micah 6:8
“What does the LORD require of you, but to do justice, love kindness and walk humbly with your God.”