Intentional Interim Minister

Edwin R. Allen, Jr.

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Ed appreciates the numerous rewards experienced through the people God places in his life and is honored to serve as interim minister with The Canfield Christian Church. 

Ed’s service through full time ministry began in 1976 when serving the Fayette Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Fayette, OH. In 1979 the Christian Church in Ohio called him to organize a New Disciples of Christ Congregation – New Hope Christian Church, in Holland, OH. 

Prior to retiring in 2015, Ed’s career included over 30 years of service and leadership with three Church Related, Multi-site Health and Human Services corporations, primarily serving Older Adults.  

Ed earned his BA from Ball State University and a Master of Divinity from Texas Christian University - Brite Divinity School. 

Ed and Sandy, his wife of 36 years, enjoy their family and volunteer service opportunities. Ed’s involvement with community organizations includes volunteering with Severance Hall and The Cleveland Orchestra; SCORE, Senior Corps of Retired Executives; Rotary; and The Christian Church in Ohio.

  December 2017  
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