Churches in Pastoral Transition

(1) Pleasant Ridge, PA Church

(2) Westminster, MD Church

Pastor's & Families' Prayer Needs

Our Condolences:

We received the following message from James Diggs, lead pastor of our Chestertown, Maryland Church.

"I would like to pass along my thanks for all the prayers across the district for my father and our family as my father found himself in the hospital 6 weeks ago and then got Covid while in the hospital.  My father, James Diggs Sr passed away from Covid-19 on Tuesday, May 26th. Funeral arrangements may be on hold due to pandemic issues.  Your continued prayers for our family are appreciated. Thank you."

Expressions of condolences may be sent to:

  Rev. James F. Diggs, Jr.

  221 Warrick Road

  Chestertown, Maryland 21620


Curt Massey passed away on Sunday, May 10. He is the father of Mark Massey, lead pastor of the Berlin, MD The River Church and the grandfather of Joshua Massey, youth pastor of the St. Charles, MD LifeStream Church. Pastor Mark's text said, "his faith is now sight."

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to: 

   Rev. Mark C. Massey,530 Ocean Parkway, Berlin, MD 21811

   Rev. Joshua Massey, 4829 Flossmoor Place, #303, St. Charles, MD 20602


The father of Paul Merritt, lead pastor at Denton, MD passed away Monday, May 11 in Ohio. Russell Merritt had served as a pastor for 50 years including time on the mission field.

Expressions of condolences may be sent to:
   Rev. Paul Merritt, 29742 Austin Lane, Easton, MD 21601