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Vance Ginther - Pastoral Speaker

Vance Ginther was born and has lived most of his life in Oregon. He is one of six children with one older brother and four sisters. He comes from a family legacy of Christian people. His grandparents parents and aunts and uncles were workers and leader in the churches they attended. He spent his grade school years living in Metolius, Oregon. His family moved to Milwaukie as he entered high school. After his graduation from Milwaukie High School he attended Northwest Christian College (now known as Bushnell University) in Eugene, Oregon where he earned a Batchelor of Theology degree.Vance then moved to Johnson City, Tennessee where he studied at Emmanuel Christian Seminary where he earned a Master of Divinity. While attending seminary in Tennessee, he pastored churches in Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia. Upon Graduating from Seminary, he moved his family to Saint Helens, Oregon. Where he pastored the First Christian Church. He has worked with churches as a Marriage Counselor and taught couples’ classes. . . Vance is married to Terralee Ginther. They have two children and five grandchildren. His greatest rewards have come from the peoples’ lives he has helped change by their involvement with Christ. He was once asked what he thought was his greatest achievement. His response was that it was having raised two children to be honest, caring and giving adults. Each of them is making a positive impact in the areas where the live. They are continuing the Ginther Legacy.

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