Reverend Eric McGlade has been our pastor since June of 2014. He will be retiring this June and will be missed by our congregation. He and his wife, Susan, will be staying in the Perrysburg area as they enjoy life and how God plans to use them in the future.
We welcome Reverend Harry P. Kearns (or H) to our Perrysburg First UMC family. His ministry with us will begin June 25, 2017.
Reverend H is a native of Sidney, OH and received a Master of Divinity degree from United Theological Seminary (UTS) in 2012. He has been preaching since 1994 and has been in pastoral ministry since 1998. He served as youth pastor/worship leader/associate pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Sidney, OH and as Youth Pastor at Lockington United Methodist Church in Lockington, OH. He has served as an Outreach, Joy Church, and Youth Pastor at Sidney First United Methodist Church and also served as the Senior Pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Fremont, OH. Pastor H comes to us from the Bellfontaine United Methodist Church in Bellfontaine, OH.
Pastor H enjoys having fun! He married his high school sweetheart, Megan, in 1991 and they have 2 adult sons. Reverend H is an effective communicator and has a dynamic teaching style to deliver the Word of God through scripture, stories, and creative media. He brings strong leadership skills and is passionate about activating others to discover who God has created them to be.
Please join us in welcoming Reverend H and Megan to our church on June 25th at 10:15 a.m.