The Rev. Kevin C. Stout (‘Pastor Kevin’) is the father of four boys, Charles, Chase, Chad and CJ. Kevin was married for 24 years to his sweet and lovely Nita. Nita passed away in February 2016 in a road accident. Kevin enjoys reading, running, Frisbee and being with his boys.

Pastor Kevin was ordained on 25 September 2016 and started at St. John the 1st of October in that year. Pastor Kevin was the Vicar for Grace and Trinity Lutheran churches in York, PA for two years before being called to St. John. From 2010-2015 he led the youth group at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church. Also during this time, Kevin and a senior leader at Mt. Zion started and led an outreach service called “11:15 Gathering.”

From 2003 to 2015 Kevin served with Compassion International in a number of roles and traveled extensively to South America, Africa and Asia. He lived in Bangladesh for 12 of those years with his wife and boys. He started out as the Country Director of Compassion Bangladesh and oversaw spiritual and corporate leadership of the country office. He also held the role of Church Partner Development Manager where he provided strategic direction and oversight to International Program in church partner development activities, developed partner resource guide and implemented a partnership assessment tool. His education includes:

Master of Divinity (MDIV) 2016, Luther Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, Gettysburg, PA

Master of Arts 2010, Holistic Child Development, Malaysia Baptist Theological Seminary, Penang, Malaysia

Master of Business Administration (MBA) 1995, Economic Development, Eastern University, St. Davids, PA

Bachelor of Science (BS) 1985, Agronomy, Minor: Business Administration, Delaware Valley University, Doylestown, PA

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Office Administrator and Financial Secretary: Joy Garman

Treasurer: Cindy Carothers

Organist: Kenneth Walker

Choir Director: Pam Brandt

Youth Coordinator: Jimmy Kreiser

Worship Band Leader: Shawn Peale

Custodians: Kevin and Sue Mellott