Dennis Barta

dennis-bartaPastor of Congregational Care | email | x117

Dennis oversees the care ministries at Grace Church, helping people going through trials to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. His personal ministries include prayer, teaching, pastoral counseling and visitation.

Pastor Dennis is also the pastoral overseer of a number of support communities: Bridge of Grace and Truth (for LGBT+ and their families), Chronic Pain, Cancer, Dementia Caregivers, Families of Inmates and Living Hope (mental health).. In addition he manages the Nursing Home Ministry, Meals Ministry and Emergency Relief Fund.

Dennis 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's served in various district and national roles with The C&MA. Dennis has written a variety of resources for discipling children and has co-authored other publications.

Dennis and his wife Marsha were married in 1975 at Grace Church. They have three adult daughters, a son-in-law and three grandchildren. For relaxation, Dennis enjoys woodworking, photography, visiting lighthouses and vacationing with family at the ocean.

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Middleburg Heights
Ohio 44130

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