Pastor for Youth Ministries
We are in the business of changing lives for the Kingdom here at the Keene Seventh-day Adventist Church!
Everyone has a deep desire within himself or herself to find their God and have a lasting relationship with Him. Itís true that people often search in all the wrong places. That is why we believe in bringing people to God. We believe that it is unacceptable that people do not know how awesome God truly is.[Read More...] [Sermons]
Pastor for Church Life
Heather Ripley Crews serves as Pastor for Church Life at the Keene Seventh-day Adventist Church. She holds a Master of Divinity degree from the Theological Seminary at Andrews University and is currently researching spiritual practices of early Adventists towards completion of her Doctorate of Ministry.
When asked about ministry, Heather says, "My burning passion is to make Christianity relevant inside the current culture. As I study and learn I continually ask myself, 'How do I apply this?' I believe that life isn't divided into secular and spiritual, but that the spiritual is involved in everything we do. This is the vision that drives my life."[Read More...]†[Sermons]
Pastor for Children's Ministries
Graduating from Southwestern Adventist University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Jerrod was invited to consider pastoral ministry to children here in his home community of Keene.
With prayer and consideration, with soon to be wife Danae (SWAU graduate '09), the decision was made to accept the call and join the team at Keene Seventh-day Adventist Church as an Associate Pastor.[Read More...]†[Sermons]
Pastor for Worship
Jim has served in pastoral ministry since 1989 in Southern California, Georgia and Texas. Before that, he was known for his music arranging and piano playing with The Kings Heralds and Del Delker. He has been arranging and composing since his academy years at Thunderbird Academy and is comfortable in most styles of music. Jim has a B.A. in Religion from Southern Adventist University and a M.Mus. in Composition from the University of Arizona.