Rev. Gary F. Schmidt, D.Min.
Pastor Gary received his formal theological training at The Reformed Episcopal Seminary in Philadelphia earning a Masters of Divinity in 1986. He served as Assistant Pastor at Trinity Alliance Church, Pomona, New Jersey between 1984 and 1986. He was ordained to Christian Ministry on June 11, 1987 by the Metropolitan District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance. Together with his wife as missionary candidates they planted Grace Community Church where they still serve. Pastor Gary has served on the District Executive Committee and Licensing and Ordination Committee for the Metropolitan District for many years. Pastor Gary received his Doctor of Ministries, Christian Leadership in the Global Context, in 2019 from the Alliance Theological Seminary.