Gary L. Tustin, Sr. Pastor Emeritus
Pastor Gary L. Tustin was born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, the second of three sons. During his teenage years, he recognized a call of God on his life. In 1967, he accepted the call and entered the ministry. For nearly 50 years, Pastor Gary has been committed to the pastoral ministry which has taken him to Arkansas, Florida, Tennessee, and Pennsylvania.
Pastor Gary is the Founding Pastor of the Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship. Under his leadership, the church has grown from Bible Study of 50 to a church affiliation of more than 1,100. Since 1982, he has been instrumental in unifying pastors and Christian Leaders in the body of Christ. Pastor Gary’s heart is to develop younger leaders into realizing their full potential in Christ as the next generation leads the Church into the future.
He is in ministerial fellowship with Worldwide Missionary Evangelism organization under the leadership of Pastor Kemp Holden of Fort Smith Arkansas.
Pastor Gary and his wife Peggy reside in Johnstown. He is the father of two children, daughter, Lori and son, Brian. He is also a grandfather of five, Alyssa, Luke, Olivia, Brianna and Trevor.