Pastor joe & crystal summers

Lead Pastor

Pastor Joe has been at Byesville Assembly of God since January, 2006. Prior to coming to Byesville, he had ministry assignments in Illinois and Columbus, Ohio. He graduated from Central Bible College (Springfield, MO) in 1994 with a B.A. in Bible and Theology. He has been married to Crystal since 1993. They have two children, Cameron (his wife, Kristen) and Caitlyn. Both Pastor Joe & Crystal are originally from Terre Haute, Indiana.


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pastor greg & karen black

Associate Pastor of Pastoral Care

Pastor Greg & Karen Black have been in this role of ministry here since January 2017.  Pastor Black first joined the staff of Byesville Assembly of God in 1971 as their first Associate Pastor for Children and Youth. He left in 1976 to pastor in Canton Ohio and prepare for the military chaplaincy, serving the Assemblies of God as an Army Chaplain for 24 years. Greg graduated from North Central Bible College in 1974 with a degree in Bible and Missions, Ashland Theological Seminary in 1981 with a Masters of Divinity in Pastoral Psychology and Counseling, and Regent University in 2007 with a Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Care. He has been married to Karen (Gardner) since 1971. They have four adult children and nine grandchildren. Both Karen and Greg are from the Byesville/Cambridge area.



Associate Pastor of Student Ministries & Worship

Pastor Dustin and Hannah joined the staff at Byesville Assembly in January 2018.  Pastor Dustin graduated from Impact School of Leadership and is working on completing his Bachelor's Degree at Global University with a major in Biblical Studies and a minor in Pastoral Counseling. Dustin was called into the ministry at Spencer Lake Youth Camp in Waupaca, Wisconsin when he was in high school. He met his wife, Hannah, while attending Spencer Lake Youth Camp and they got married in 2017. At Byesville Assembly of God, he oversees Student Ministries (nursery-college) and Worship Ministries. Dustin has a passion for walking with students through life and encouraging them in their walk with God. Dustin also believes that if people do not experience God, they will not realize their need for him; therefore, he believes worshipping God is a vital part of the Christian walk that will transform the lives of anyone takes part.  They are both from Wisconsin.