The Rev. Dr. Kevin Yoho is our Transformation Pastor, serving in a part-time, interim role. Pastor Kevin’s mission is to resource the leadership and congregation to clarify its mission, reconnect to the community, and improve the growth and vitality of the church and community.
Kevin’s book on community and congregational transformation, Crayons for the City- Reneighboring Communities of Faith to Rebuild Neighborhoods of Hope, offers leaders practical tools to increase their organization’s impact. More information can be found here.
Kevin’s life mission is building hopeful and healthy communities using the lens of theology, technology, and transportation. (You can listen to Kevin’s messages, and read Kevin’s blog at www.reciprocalrevo.com.)
Kevin is a minister member of West Jersey Presbytery, and the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). He Kevin served more than nine years as the presbytery executive of Newark Presbytery (NJ), a regional council of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), building upon his 23 years in parish ministry. As a kind of ecclesiastical engineer and urban mission specialist, Kevin offers transformative leadership to empower thriving congregations that build healthy communities.
Kevin consults with other congregations and community organizations, and serves on the faculty ofCity Vision University. He is an instructional designer and teaches Strategic Planning for Nonprofits, Social Entrepreneurship, Introduction to Youth Ministry, Leadership and Management, Organizational Systems, Technology, Life Balance, and Addiction, and Vocation and Calling: Theology of Work.
Dr. Yoho is a graduate of Washington Bible College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. In 1999, he earned a Doctor of Ministry degree with honors of distinction for his thesis project on church and community transformation, Revitalizing the Local Church for Mission.
Pastor Kevin is married to the love of his life, Dr. Melissa Arnott, EdD LPC LCADC, and they enjoy their family and neighbors making their home in Ocean City, New Jersey.