Pastor Matthew, “PM” for short was born in Orrville, OH and raised in Navarre attended Fairless Local Schools. Following a brief career in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, PM felt the calling to ministry and was commissioned as an US-2 missionary of The United Methodist Church serving in urban ministry in Birmingham, Alabama. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion and Philosophy from Huntingdon College (Montgomery, AL) and a Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Christian Education with a Specialization in Youth Ministry from Methodist Theological School in Ohio.
Pastor Matthew is a single father of three daughters. He enjoys cooking, traveling and reading mysteries when time permits.