Ashland Theological Seminary to Hold Alumni and Community Chapel Service

Ashland Theological Seminary to Hold Alumni and Community Chapel Service

3/13/15 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland Theological Seminary will hold an Alumni and Community Chapel Service on April 8 from 9:40 to 10:20 a.m. with a reception to follow. The event will be held in Ronk Memorial Chapel on the ATS campus.

ATS alumni and community members are invited to attend the Easter service that will feature ATS alumnus Reid Firestone, who will deliver the message "Timeless Tips," based on Matthew 28:1-8. Those attending can visit with seminary faculty, administration and staff members during a reception after the service in the chapel lobby.

Firestone serves as senior pastor at Grace Brethren Church in Homerville, Ohio. Originally from Spencer, Firestone and his wife, Terri, now reside in Ashland. They have two adult children and three grandchildren.

Firestone is a graduate of Ashland Theological Seminary, and serves on the Seminary Foundation Board of Trustees. He has been in pastoral ministry since 1990, after 16 years in the retail and financial industries.

He has served churches in Medina, Brook Park, North Canton, West Salem and Homerville, Ohio. He is ordained in both the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches and the Church of the Brethren. He and his wife are “college sweethearts” -- both graduates of Ashland University. He is also a licensed funeral director in the state of Ohio.

Firestone enjoys golfing, reading and is an avid Ohio State and Ashland University fan. He also has a heart for pastors, and enjoys fellowshipping with and ministering to them.

Ashland Theological Seminary, a division of Ashland University, integrates theological education with Christ-centered transformation as it equips men and women for ministry in the church and the world.