Myers installed as moderator at Church of the Brethren

He encouraged the conference with the words of Ephesians 3:8-21, focusing on Ephesians 3:20-21, “Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen.”

As moderator, Myers will preside at the annual District Conference in 2011, to be held September 16-17 at the Middlebury Church of the Brethren. He also chairs the District Program and Arrangements Committee while moderator.  Also installed on September 18 was Becky Ball-Miller as moderator-elect of the District. Ball-Miller is CEO of Troyer Foods of Goshen, and former executive director of Camp Alexander Mack in Milford.

Myers is pastor of the Blue River Church of the Brethren, Columbia City, where he has served since November 1990. He is president of the Whitley County Ministerial Association, and chairman of the Brethren Revival Fellowship, an evangelical concern movement within the Church of the Brethren.   He teaches at the annual Brethren Bible Institute at Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania, is assistant editor of the BRF Witness, and recently completed a commentary on the New Testament book of Philippians in the Brethren New Testament Commentary series.  He has preached revival services and Bible conferences in congregations from Maine to Indiana to Virginia. In the past he served two terms on the Northern Indiana District Board, and was chairman of its ministry commission for five years.

A native of western Pennsylvania, Myers received his B.A. degree from the Pennsylvania State University, and earned a Master of Divinity from Ashland Theological Seminary, Ashland, Ohio. He also received training through the Western Pennsylvania District ministerial training course.  He was elected to the Gospel ministry in 1985, and ordained in 1991, through the Asher Glade Church of the Brethren, Friendsville, Maryland.

He is married to Laura, and they have four children whom they home educate.

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