Rev. Dr. Keith A. Manry
Keith joined the staff in July of 2008 as our Senior Pastor.
was ordained an elder in the former Western New York Conference in June of 2007.
He received his bachelors degree from Houghton College in 1999, his Master of Divinity degree from United Theological Seminary in 2003, and his Doctor of Ministry degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary specializing in preaching in 2010.
wife Erica were married in February of 1997.
They have four children ranging in age from 12 years to a toddler, and another child who passed away in October of 2001.
Before coming to Akron he served as the pastor of the Belfast and Caneadea United Methodist churches for six years.
Prior to that he served as the associate pastor of the Springville First United Methodist Church and the pastor of the Whitesville and Stannards United Methodist churches.
Keith is also a chaplain in the Air Force serving with the Air National Guard in Niagara Falls.
enjoys boating, camping, golfing, geocaching, weightlifting, and model railroading.
love for Jesus Christ and his
greatest passion in life is preaching.
believes that the local church is the hope of the world and enthusiastically anticipates the great things God has planned for the Akron First United Methodist Church
E-mail Pastor Keith here.
Dave's duties at Akron FUMC are a quarter-time position with the goal of assisting Pastor Keith and the Ministry Care Team in providing pastoral care for those who are home-bound and/or in the hospital.