A passage-by-passage study of the book of Ecclesiastes.
Pastor Jerry was born and raised in Michigan graduating from Manistique High School in 1972. After high school he spent four years in the U.S. Coast Guard and in the summer of 1977 he began studying for the ministry at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. (Hear Pastor's testimony in Revelation Series 25 (Saved by Grace).
That fall he met and became engaged to Karen Horner from Indianapolis, Indiana; four months later, they married in February 1978. (In the sermon Parable of the Wedding Garment you can hear how they met. Karen is an occupational therapist working in the Bradley County Schools in Tennessee.
Their daughter Hannah married Mickey Ortel; their son Jeremy married Laurel Towles and their youngest son Joshua married Amanda Hayes. Since October of 2007, Jerry and Karen have been enjoying life as grandparents.
Jerry has a BA in theology from Andrews University an MA in religion (homiletics and soul-winning) from Southern Adventist University, a Doctor of Ministry in Expository Preaching from Andrews University and most recently earned an associates degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant. His hobbies include reading, golfing, skeet shooting and cheering on the Colts. His greatest delight is spending time with Karen and their family.
Pastor Tom Hayes was raised in West Virginia and attended high school at Mount Vernon Academy in Ohio. He has five brothers and sisters. He attended Southern Missionary College (now Southern Adventist University) and met Susan Roberts. They were married for 34 years and had three sons. Susan lost her battle with cancer on Jan 1, 2010. On May 21, 2011, Pastor Tom married Glenda Carlson, who had also lost her husband to cancer. Glenda has been a dental hygienist for 39 years.
Tom’s son, Todd, is married to Aprille and they have triplet children- Tytus, Siena and Cole; his son Brad is married to Amanda and they have one son, Landon; his son, Matthew, is married to Tiffany and they have two daughters, Penelope Susan and Stella Marie.
Tom's wife, Glenda, has two children, Her son Chris is married to Amber and they have twins girls, Trista and Sadie. Her daughter, Erin, is married to Gavin Carter and they have a son, Preston and daughter, England.
Tom has BS in biology, an MA in education. He has worked twenty four years in Christian education and now four years at CCC. Tom enjoys family, hiking, biking, outdoor activities, computers, digital photography, and mission trips. His greatest love is spending time with Glenda and his family.
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