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Our Pastor

Pastor EricReverend Eric McGlade was ordained as a Deacon in 1976 and an Elder in 1979 in the West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church.  He has pastored churches in Lima, Anna, Botkins, Kettering, Elida, Dayton and Bowling Green.  Eric has a BS in Education from the Ohio State University, 1974; M.Div. and M.A.C.E. from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio, 1978.
Eric and his wife, Susan, were married on October 29, 1983.  Susan also is a graduate from the Ohio State University and her career has been in the fields of Communications and History.  She currently holds the position of Curator for the Maumee Valley Historical Society.
Their daughter, Caitlin, is a graduate of Ohio University’s Scripts School of Journalism and is an investigative reporter for the Arizona Republic Newspaper in Phoenix, Arizona.  The McGlades share their home with two long haired dachshunds, Bryna and Maggie.