Pastor Paul Madonna
Pastor Paul Madonna has been Senior Pastor since 2000. He is the son of Founding Pastor Ted Madonna. He is a 1975 graduate of Bible Baptist Seminary in Arlington, Texas. He grew up at Covenant Baptist Church and married his wife, Donna, in 1973. They have been involved in ministry, with Pastor Paul having served as the Youth Director and Assistant Pastor here at Covenant Baptist.
Pastor Paul and Donna have two grown children and eight grandchildren.
Pastor Stephen Lance
Assistant Pastor, Youth Pastor
Pastor Stephen Lance came to Covenant in September 2012. He came to Christ at the age of 3 and was baptized at 6. He surrendered his life to the Lord at Camp CoBeAc when he was 12 and the Lord gave him the desire to preach and serve Him. Being a pastor's kid, he was given many opportunities to serve Christ early in life.
Pastor Stephen is a 2006 graduate of Massillon Baptist College in Massillon, Ohio. He was youth pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Bucyrus, Ohio from 2006 until the Lord directed him to Covenant Baptist.
Pastor Stephen married his wife Lauren in June 2012.
Pastor Stephen's hobbies include playing piano, running, and computers.
Pastor Ted Madonna
Founding Pastor, Pastor Emeritus
Pastor Ted Madonna is the Founding Pastor of our church. He started the church in 1956 when he was 26 years old.
Pastor Ted came to Christ at the age of 20 and served in the United States Army. He graduated from Bible Baptist Seminary in 1954.
He married his wife, Rose Marie, in 1952. Rose Marie served faithfully by her husband's side until the Lord called her home in November 2013. Pastor Ted and Rose Marie have 3 children: Pastor Paul, Jim - a deacon here, and Bob who has gone to be with the Lord. They also have five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Though Pastor Ted officially retired in October 2012, he still serves the Lord here as he is able.