Pastor Steve Plyler
Pastor Steve Plyler started his ministry as Interim Pastor at Bell Memorial Presbyterian Church in 2021. He obtained his certificate as a Lay Pastor from Dubuque Seminary and is a certified Ruling Elder. Pastor Steve had served as Interim Pastor for 5 years at Mt. Jackson Presbyterian Church and had served as an elder many times at his home church, Clen- Moore Presbyterian Church in New Castle, PA. His involvement in the church includes Youth Group leader, Sunday School teacher for all ages, Bible study leader, Men’s ministry leader, pulpit supply and Ruling Elder.
Pastor Steve also has his M.A. in counseling, a B.A. in Psychology, with many hours of training in leadership. He had previously worked for 30 years at the Human Services Center in New Castle, serving as Director of Housing for the last 18 of those years.
Before the age of 21, Steve had little exposure to church or the gospel. During their college years, Steve met Amy, who was instrumental in bringing him to the Lord and becoming a Christian. Steve and Amy are married and have three grown and married children, eight grandchildren, with one on the way!