Rev. Joel Garrett – Pastor
Reverend Joel Garrett grew up in New Castle, PA and is a graduate of Shenango High School. After receiving a BA from John Wesley College in Greensboro, NC, he completed work on an M. Div from Asbury Theological Seminary.
He has served churches in Johnstown, Sharon, Beaver Falls, McMurray, and Holiday Park in Plum Boro, Allegheny County. In 2013, he was named Superintendent of the Butler District, where he served until he retired in 2018.
Even though his days of receiving an annual appointment came to an end when he retired, Pastor Joel believes firmly that God still calls. Since retiring he has served three interim assignments at Greensburg First, Community United Methodist in Harrison City, and Leechburg.
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