"And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed  you with knowledge and understanding." Jeremiah 3:15


   Pastor Ben Orr, a native of our community, has many relatives and longtimefriends in Glenford, Somerset, Thornville and the surrounding areas. He was raised attending our local events, visiting local businesses, and developing friendships here. Growing up in church, he became a Christian as a young person and sensed that God wanted him to prepare for ministry as a young adult. Followed by his high school sweetheart, he and Mandy attended the same Christian college, getting engaged and married while still studying there. After earning his degree, the two returned to our area. Pastor Ben has learned leadership as a lay leader, deacon, Assistant Pastor and now serves as Senior Pastor.

     Pastor Ben and Mandy have three children and currently reside in the Heath, Ohio area. Teaching, outreach, and discipleship, all toward growth in Christ-likeness are priorities as they raise their family and minister at Maranatha Bible Church. With deep roots in our community, both have a passion to bring the truth of Jesus to all.