Gary Walter came on staff at Leb Free in 2010 having moved here from New
Jersey. Gary received a B.S. degree in Bible from Philadelphia College of
Bible (now Cairn University) in 1975 and a Masters degree in Human Development
from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1979. He met and married the love of his
life, Joan , in 1978. He has three grown children and seven grandchildren
who he loves greatly! While in New Jersey he served on the pastoral team
of two churches and now has the position of Pastor of Congregational Care at
Leb Free. His duties include leading the Eagles, Visitation of the sick,
Counseling those seeking marriage as well as triage counseling.
He is part time at the church as he also runs his own mail
order business, Gary Walter Baseball Cards. Previously he taught history and
psychology at Jackson High School in New Jersey. He enjoys sports,
Christian music and travel as he has visited 49 US states and over 40
foreign countries. He has chosen the motto “Love All- Worship One” as a life
goal for he and his wife.
Eagles are encouraged to be integrated into the life of the
whole church and although we gear our activities to those 55 and over, anyone
of any age is welcome to join us. We love intergenerational fellowship
and ministry. We have frequent activities such as attendance at concerts,
plays, hymn sings, ministry tours, reaching out to those who are homebound or
in nursing facilities, and more. We try to keep everyone informed of our
activities via email. If you would like to be on our email list to
receive updates of our activities or if you have any questions please contact
Pastor Gary with the form below.