ROB AMES - ASSOCIATE PASTOR
517-851-7075 ext 2
Random Facts about our Pastor of Adult Ministries…
-Is the husband of Candi (married in December of ’88) and the father of 5 children (2 who are married, and one of them has a daughter who “Gigi” can’t get enough of). Erie, Pa was home for most of his decades of sucking oxygen on planet earth.
-Studied Christian Education and Bible at Messiah College, and began studying (23 credits) with Trinity Evangelical Divinity School until the funding dried up.
-Searched for 3 years for a Pastor position of Discipleship, College ministry, and/or Small groups in the Middle States or down south (where there is more sunshine) before the Most High “gave” green lights to move farther north. (Before the move to Pure Michigan, he worked Full time as a Counselor at a Residential Treatment Facility for 20 years with Adolescent males who had mental illnesses, criminal charges, and/or were so out of control that Mommy and Daddy weren’t able to control them any longer).
-Certified Trainer for SonLife’s “4 Chair” and “Foundations” training.
-Used to love playing Basketball, Volleyball, Racketball, and Ultimate Frisbee before his earth suit began “talking back,” and making him pay for it for several days.
-Served with Youth for Christ 5 years full-time and 15 years part-time (including ministry at the local Detention center).
-Also disciple youth and college students for several Church ministries.
-Loves helping people develop a wholehearted commitment to being a disciple of Jesus who makes disciples.