St John’s UCC gladly welcomes Rev. Paul R. Johnson as their new Pastor. Rev. Johnson is a graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky and received a Master of Divinity Degree. He is also certified in CPE - Clinical Pastoral Education.
Rev. Johnson comes to St. John’s with a wealth of experience in ministry. He has served as a Youth Minister, Singles Minister, Associate Pastor, Senior Pastor, Psychotherapist in Private Practice, Creator of The Institute for Personal and Family Transitions, Hospital Chaplain, Hospice Chaplain and a Health and Wellness Chaplain for a Medical Clinic.
His goal in ministry is to provide pastoral care that is centered on the message of Jesus from Luke 10:27: “He answered, ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind,’ and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’”
Rev. Johnson believes “Love” is the primary key to serving God. He is dedicated to presenting sermons that are centered on God’s Word, and addressing issues and concerns that we all face in our Christian walk.