February 1, 2021, was a busy day for Pastor Steve Gentle. This Monday morning was Pastor Steve's first day as Intentional Interim Minister of Shalom United Church of Christ.
Pastor Steve is an experienced senior pastor with a rich and varied ministerial career. His ministry has ranged from Washington, D.C., Orlando, Florida, and now to a position in the vastly different Pacific Northwest.
His history of working in diverse communities - religious and secular - has involved community leadership, church ministry, fundraising and development, education, administration, and very importantly, spiritual support and additional outreach experiences.
Pastor Steve holds community, social services, and seminary degrees from Texas Christian University and Vanderbilt University.