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Pastor's Biography

Rev. Justin Amsler became the pastor of McDonald Presbyterian Church in June of 2008. He is a graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and a native of Western Pennsylvania. Justin also graduated from Grove City College with a degree in Biology and Education. Following college Justin enjoyed serving as a biology teacher, an executive for the Boy Scouts of America, and as a youth pastor. These experiences all worked together to prepare him for the work and ministry at McDonald Presbyterian.

Justin and his wife Sarah enjoy participating in the life of the church and taking time for activities such as running, bicycling, photography, and various outdoor adventures. They enjoy opening their home to family and friends, desiring to serve and encourage others both inside and outside of the church. Justin and Sarah welcomed Julia Elizabeth into the world on May 12, 2009. She is a delight and joy for them and for the entire church. Jonah Stephen was born on May 29th, 2011. He is a great little guy who already is bold in his worship of Jesus. Selah Jane Amsler was born on June 12, 2013. As the Amsler family continues to grow they are excited about bringing up all of their children in the faith and knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

In addition to his preaching and teaching duties, Rev. Amsler makes frequent calls to hospitals, nursing facilities and local shut-ins and meets with many people for the purpose of discipleship and building up the church. If you have an interest in meeting with Pastor Justin he would be happy to schedule a time to get to know you better.

Justin takes seriously his responsibility to teach the truth of Jesus Christ as revealed in the Bible. He is guided by the Confessions of the reformed faith, understanding them to be a reliable source for understanding God's Word. Below are links to several of his papers and writings that you may find helpful in understanding his convictons and ministry.

Blog

Statement of Faith

Academic Paper on Philippians

Academic Paper on Creation as Revelation

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