Myers-Briggs: INFJ-The Advocate
Enneagram Number and Title: 9-The Peacemaker
Spiritual Gifts: Teaching and Leadership
Top Strengths: Harmony, Maximizer, Competition, Consistency, and Connectedness
Ray has been Pastor at Parkview Community Church, for twenty seven years. As a gifted speaker and teacher, Ray is driven by a desire to help others come to know Jesus and better understand what it means to a Christ-follower. As many of his test results above indicate, Ray is passionate about the issue of peace-making. Originally from northern New Jersey, Ray was ordained as “Reverend” while serving as youth pastor at Grace Church on the Mount in his home state. Ray completed his Master of Divinity degree at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Literature. He came to Parkview as Senior Pastor in 1995. Ray is married to Margie, and together they have two children, Meghan and Corey. They also have a son-in-law Sam and two grandsons, Gabriel and Fletcher. Outside of work, Ray finds joy in fishing, cooking, and coaching.