Lorain Campus Pastor Candidate

Lorain Campus Pastor Candidate

Lorain Campus Pastor Candidate

On March 18th, 2018, Pastor Jim introduced Jason Russ to the church as the Governing Board’s recommended candidate for Lorain Campus Pastor.  He took the opportunity to interview Jason and his wife Ginger before service.

Jason Russ grew up at Open Door Church and School and graduated in 1989.  After graduating from Kent State in 94 Jason served at ODCS as a teacher while helping with youth worship in the church.  

In 2000, Jason transitioned into COD’s Worship Pastor. From 2006 to the present, he has been the Worship Pastor of New Life Community Church in Scottsdale, AZ. 

In addition to worship, Jason has had opportunity to preach, teach and lead the church in small groups, missions work, care ministry and counseling. 

Jason has been married to Ginger for 6 years. The Russ kids are Lauren (20), Tyler & Jacob (18), Margaret (3) and Asaiah (1).

On April 8th, a vote will be taken by the membership of the church during both services at all campuses per our By-laws.