Pastor Emeritus John Marcks
Pastor John graduated from Eastern Nazarene College in Massachusetts in 1991. He was licensed through the Full Gospel Fellowship of Churches and Ministers International and ordained at Calvary Temple in 1995.
He started teaching when he was 14 years old at the Allentown Nazarene Church, in the youth department. Pastor John has been teaching and preaching for 47 years. Along with his wife Nancy, they have been active at Calvary Temple teaching children, teens, and adults in Sunday School and other areas. Nancy started in 1965 and Pastor John in 1972.
They have three children. Son Kevin and his wife Jo Anne in Chester Springs, PA and two grandsons Shane and Kyle. Shane is a graduate of the University of Delaware and is now working on his master’s degree at Penn State. Kyle is a student at East Stroudsburg University. Their son Steven and his wife Nancy, and two granddaughters Kristy, and Paige. They also have a daughter Rhonda and three granddaughters Stella, Sevyn, and Selah.
Pastor John loves to study and read his Bible and share the word of God whenever he can. Pastor John was involved in many areas including;
- Teaching an adult Sunday School Class
- Visiting those that are sick or are shut in
- Ministering in nursing homes and prisons
- Outreach and Evangelism program, (Pastor John was the Evangelism Pastor at Calvary Temple)
- Assisted in preaching and teaching on Sundays and in small groups
Pastor John was inducted as Pastor Emeritus on Sunday, April 22, 2018.