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Rev. Dennis Barta

dennis-bartaPastor of Congregational Care | email | x117

Dennis oversees the care ministries of the church in which people are shepherded through trials to growth in their relationship with Jesus Christ. His personal ministries include prayer, teaching, pastoral counseling and visitation. He manages teams of men and women who provide care to people in a variety of ways from phone calls and cards to transportation to meals. In addition, Dennis serves as the pastoral overseer of the Church Prayer Ministry, Nursing Home Ministry, Prison Ministry, Hearts of Hope [Child Loss Support], Foundations Foster Care & Adoption Ministry, Living Hope [Mental Illness support] and the Card Ministry [Handmade All-occasion Cards].

He earned his BA from Fort Wayne Bible College in 1974 and his MA from Asbury Theological Seminary in 1979. Dennis began church ministry in 1974 and has served in five different C&MA churches in northeast Ohio. He served as CE Director of the Central District from 1987-2002 and on the National Disciplemaking Ministries Committee. He currently serves on the District Children’s Council and on the National Children’s Ministry Leadership Team for the C&MA and has extensive experience training CE leaders/workers locally and nationally.

Dennis married Marsha in 1975 at Grace Church and they have three adult daughters, a son-in-law and three grandkids.

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Middleburg Heights
Ohio 44130

P: 440.243.4885
F: 440.243.0297
E: gracechurch@gracecma.org