Marvin Gassman, Pastor
An Ohio native (Stark County), Pastor Gassman graduated from John Brown University in 1966 with a bachelor of arts in Bible, and finished his formal education at Faith Theological Seminary near Philadelphia, PA in the spring of 1969. He and his wife, Beverly, then moved to Morrow County, Ohio to serve with the Ohio Bible Mission at Peniel Bible Camp near Chesterville, Ohio.
Morrow Bible Church started in Pastor Gassman’s home at Peniel Bible Camp in 1983. He continued to serve both the church and the camp until 1998 when he transitioned from the camping ministry to serve Morrow Bible Church full time. He is a member of the Ohio Bible Fellowship, serves on the board of the Ohio Bible Mission, and is the General Director of the Ohio Bible Fellowship’s camping program at Peniel Bible Camp.
The Gassmans have four daughters and twelve grandchildren.
Pastor Howard was raised in a Christian home, living in British Columbia, Canada; the Toledo, Ohio area; and the Cleveland, Ohio area during his childhood and teen years. He completed high school at Mentor Christian School, Mentor, Ohio, and graduated from Bob Jones University in 2007 with a bachelor of arts in Bible, and in 2011 with a master of divinity from Bob Jones University Seminary.
The Howards have two daughters.
Pastor Howard served at Morrow Bible Church as a summer intern during the Summer of 2005. He then returned as an intern assistant in January 2011, and started as Assistant Pastor in October 2012.