Rev. Ben Manley will join us as interim Pastor on
Sunday, June 1st. His wife, Gay Ann, will accompany
him. Rev. Manley is an ordained minister and a
licensed Pastoral Counselor. He was associate
minister with Harvard Park Baptist Church in
Rev. Manley (or Pastor Ben as he prefers) enjoys
family gatherings and watching his grandchildren
playing. He also likes to watch his dogs play with
and chase each other.
Music, hunting, golf and collecting old pocket
watches are among his hobbies. While he loves
anything his wife cooks, he likes meat that is baked
or char-broiled. His favorite color is blue.
Something people would be surprised to know is that
he wanted to be a fashion designer.
Pastor Ben wants to share the loving grace of Jesus
with everyone. His favorite scripture is “On hearing
this, Jesus said, “It is not the healthy who need a
doctor, but the sick. But go and learn what this
means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice’. For I have
not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”
Gay Ann Manley is a hair stylist and has been involved in various
Christian education ministries.
Holiday gatherings and watching HGTV and cooking shows are among
things she enjoys. She is also into beading, crafts, and using her
metal detector. Her collections include kaleidoscopes and rose
bowls. She loves pizza and the color green.
Something people would be surprised to know is she has double
Gay Ann wishes to share a smile with everyone. Her favorite
scripture is “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it
does not boast, it is not proud.” I Corinthians 13:4.
[Text from church newsletter]