Rev. Tom and Angie Hendershot married in 1983. They have four children and a growing number of grandchildren. Both Tom and Angie have been involved in the ministry since their youth. Angie has blessed and encouraged people everywhere they have traveled and lived with her inspirational music and compassionate personality. She is a loving mother and grandmother and enjoys connecting with people. Rev. Hendershot has preached for over 40 years around the world in various settings across denominational lines and served as a pastor on four occasions. He is also a retired Army Master Sergeant, having served much of his twenty-three years of active duty in the Chaplain Corps. Rev. Hendershot holds degrees in technology, theology, pastoral ministry, divinity, and counseling. He been involved and labored with various networks and ministries in over four decades of ministry. He is a recognized ordained minister with the Evangelical Association of Reformed & Congregational Christian Churches (EA). He serves presently as the President on the National Board of Directors of the EA.
Prior to their present assignment, Tom and Angie served together in pastoral ministry for eight and a half years at St. Paul's Evangelical Church in historic Marietta, Ohio. Since July 2016, with Angie and Hannah at his side, Rev. Tom has served as lead pastor at Jerusalem Church in New Philadelphia, Ohio. He is recognized here and in many places as one who proclaims the truth of Scripture in a simple way that helps others to desire and discover a vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ, to walk in the Spirit, and to experience daily the Father's love and grace. Pastor Tom has written several books to facilitate the teaching aspect of his ministry. For information on some of the book titles available, click on the picture of Rev. Hendershot, Angie, and their daughter, Hannah. Pastor Tom is also on Facebook.