Here is the team. We are privileged to serve this church community and look forward to meeting you.
Andrew Chamberlin, Lead Pastor
Andrew is the Lead Pastor at Youngstown Metro Church. Andrew grew up in Appalachian Mountains of East Tennessee. At the age of 17 he moved to Madrid, Spain with his parents to be missionaries. Upon graduation from high school in Spain he attended and is a graduate of Liberty University with a MBA and BA in Religion. He is currently working on MDiv. He is married to Michelle, and they have three kids, Bailey, Beckett, and Banks. He enjoys sports, hanging out and traveling.
Brent Beck, Executive Pastor
Brent is the Executive Pastor of Youngstown Metro Church. Being a lifelong Youngstown resident, Brent graduated from South Range in 2006, and currently resides in Austintown area with his wife of 7 years and 2 children. Brent has earned his BA in Christian Ministries from Liberty University, and is currently pursuing his mDiv from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has been serving in ministry for 9 years and has a passion to preach/teach God's Word, and currently oversees church operations to ensure staff and ministries are equipped to serve the church body. Brent is also serves as an active member on the Mahoning Valley YoungLife Committee Board, partner with FCA, and among a large network of local Pastors and leaders all working together to reach students across the Central and Northeast Ohio.
Shane Pelanda, Vice-Chair Elder
Shane is one of the Elders at Youngstown Metro Church primarily focusing on teaching and preaching as well as other aspects of discipleship. He and his wife of 9 years Jessie both teach small groups and have a passion for personal discipleship. Shane grew up in the church and gave his life to Jesus in high school on a mission trip. Over time he developed a passion for Theology and studying Scripture, the defense of the Faith, and the teaching and preaching of Scripture.