Meet Captain Kevin Zanders
As a fifth generation Salvationist, Kevin Zanders
has been a part of The Salvation Army
for thirty-six years.
parents were Salvation Army
officers for 42 years.
Kevin was born in Marion, Ohio and has lived in many different cities, including Dayton, Youngstown, Warren, Akron, Canton, Cleveland and a couple of short stints in New Jersey and New York.
feels the most important thing to remember is that he
has Ohio blood flowing through him.
Before being called by God to be a Salvation Army Officer, Kevin served as a Youth Pastor at a Salvation Army on the West side of Cleveland.
Since 2005, he has served as a Corps Officer in Massillon, Ohio.
During this time, he completed a $3.5 million dollar capital campaign and oversaw the construction of a new Corps building.
Kevin has served as the Massillon Fire Department Chaplain for the seven years in Massillon.
is extremely creative and he
enjoys working with and ministering to youth.
In 2012, Kevin and his wife were transferred to Toledo, Ohio where they serve as the Area Coordinators of the Northwest Ohio Area Services, as well as the Corps Officers of the Toledo Temple Corps.
The Northwest Ohio Area Services
includes Lucas, Ottawa, Wood, Fulton, and Henry Counties.
The ministry includes two Corps (Worship and Service Centers), two Service Centers (Port Clinton and Bowling Green), and twelve Service Units.
They are blessed to have the opportunity to partner with the individuals of Northwest Ohio in being the hands and feet of Christ.
enjoys watching and playing sports.
is a diehard Indians, Cavs, and OSU fan; and Kevin
is also a diehard Bengals fan, which shows he
is a very dedicated person.
As well as playing sports, Kevin is an accomplished musician.
In this area, he
is very versatile as he
has a heart for all kinds of music.