Pastor Jerry came to First Baptist Church of Howland in September of 2001 after accepting the call as Senior Pastor. Prior to coming to FBCH, Jerry was a youth pastor at Mercy Baptist Church in Weirton, WV and at Suncoast Baptist Church in Port Charlotte, Florida.
Jerry was born and raised in Warren, Ohio and graduated from Howland Christian School. He continued his education at Clearwater Christian College in Clearwater, Florida. He received a degree in Church Ministries.
Jerry married his high school sweetheart Jennifer on July 15th, 1994. Jennifer also has a degree from CCC in Elementary Education.
They have been blessed with four children: Jana, Josiah, Jaxson and Jude.