Pastor Gary Walton
Gary Walton and his wife Faith came to Guam from Grand Rapids, MI, where Gary served on the administrative team at Bibles International.
Gary grew up in a pastor's home and was part of vibrant churches that fostered a special love for the local church, its shepherds, leaders and mission. He served as the Senior Pastor at Brookdale Baptist Church, Moorhead, MN, for 13 years.
He received his ministry training in the home of a godly pastor/father, as well as at Northland Baptist Bible College and Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Minneapolis. He counts his dad - Dennis Walton, Les Ollila, Ernest Pickering, Doug McLachlan and Raymond Buck as ministry mentors and significant influences.
The Waltons have 5 children; a son and daughter-in-law teaching in Thailand (Matt and Bryn), a daughter in grad school (Amanda); two in college (Tyler and Kara), and one in high school (Emily).
Pastor Jared Baldwin
Pastor Jared Baldwin is from North Kansas City, Missouri and served in the United States Air Force. In his time of service, he felt God leading him into ministry. He pursued higher education in response to this leading and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministries from Northland Baptist Bible College, a Masters in Pastoral Studies from Heart of America Theological Seminary, and recently a Masters in Organizational Leadership from Maranatha Baptist University. He knew of Guam and Harvest Ministries during his time in the USAF and prayed about joining the team here after one of his former professors, Mr. Marty Herron, became the senior pastor. God allowed their family of five to move to Guam in 2002 where he continues to serve today as the Executive Pastor. He enjoys running, hiking, exploring, and being a soccer referee.
Pastor Ken Keith
Summer Programs & Worship
Pastor Ken Keith have been serving Harvest since 2013. He was ordained in 2016. Pastor Ken and his wife Samantha have four children -- Allie, Jack, Wesley, and Chase.
Pastor Bryan Lenartz
Adult Education & Events
Bryan grew up in Waukesha, Wisconsin. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Bible from Maranatha Baptist University along with a Masters degree in English Bible from Maranatha Baptist Seminary. Before coming to Harvest Ministries, he helped start a campus ministry at the University of Milwaukee as well as helped with an ESL outreach there. He knew of Harvest because of his youth pastor, John Zimmer, who now serves as a missionary to Palau. God opened the opportunity for him to be an intern in 2009 and was eventually ordained in 2016 at Harvest Baptist Church where he currently serves as the pastor of adult education and church events.. He and his wife, Amy, have four children and they love campfires, games, and watching Wisconsin sports.
Our Church Deacons for 2018-2019
Deacons are appointed by the church to serve, minister, and help our pastors. They also tend to the needs of our members, so pastors can concentrate on studying and preaching the Word of God. Currently serving in our deacon fellowship:
Chris Harper (Chairman), Chris Wolseley (Treasurer), Josh Taylor (Secretary), Bhong Canda, John Duenas, Andrew Dongon, James Lujan, Dale Philyaw, Greg Royston, and Uri Schallhorn.
Our deacon alternates are Aaron Engelhardt, and Lawrence Nagengast
"For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus. " 1 Timothy 3:13