Ed was called into ministry in 1971. Already active in the church, he found new energy and focus with the call. He graduated from Berea College with a Bachelor of Arts in 1978. He graduated from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio, in 1986 with a Masters of Divinity.
Ed served His first church while attending Seminary and has served in the West Ohio Conference for 34 years.
He began his appointment at Marne in June 2014.
Ed is married to Adina. They have 3 daughters.