Pastor John Orlando

John began his ministry as the Pastor at Olive Street in July 2020. He has been in pastoral ministry since 2011, serving as a church planter at New Life Church of Vicenza, Italy prior to coming to Olive Street. He graduated in 2011 with an MDiv in Pastoral Ministry from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, where he is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry Degree. John is married to the love his life, Ursula, and they have one adult son, Michael, who is a school teacher in Philadelphia. John served on active duty for 21 years in the United States Air Force, receiving a Purple Heart for injuries sustained in the bombing of Khobar Towers in 1996. He is a fan of the Philadelphia sports teams, loves hanging out with family and friends, and enjoys making homemade spaghetti sauce (or “gravy”) from the recipe passed down from his Sicilian great-grandparents: delizioso!


John Orlando, Pastor

Nathan Carlson, Elder

Vincent Kruse, Sabbatical

Paul Rich, Elder

Jim Sauer, Elder

Eric Vannoy, Elder

Ben Mitchell, Deacon

Kent Rowe, Deacon

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