Harvest Church of God Leadership
Harvest Church of God is blessed to have a leadership team who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following are brief bio's of our leadership team.
L. Darrin Pendley
Pastor Darrin was appointed to serve as Harvest Church of God's Senior Pastor September 1, 2016. Prior to that, he served as Associate Pastor/Minister of Music at Harvest Church of God. He has also served as Youth Pastor as well as other various capacities of leadership in other churches. He has been a licensed minister with the Church of God since 1995.
Pastor Darrin is dedicated to sharing the Word of God in truth by imparting practical ways for living a Biblical Christian life as well as providing leadership development, discipleship and true pastoral care for those God has placed in his care. He has a burning desire to lead the Harvest Church of God family into a deeper relationship with Christ where living a holy life is passionately embraced. His vision is for Harvest Church to be a place where each family member cares about the needs of those around them as they unite in fulfilling the Great Commission by connecting others to the body of Christ.
Pastor Darrin and his wife, Bernice, have 3 adult children: Brittany, Cameron and Jared.
Phillip W. Foard, Sr.
Pastor Phil was appointed to serve as Harvest Church of God's Youth Pastor in 2016. Prior to that, he served as Youth Pastor of New Journey Church of God in Edgewater, MD.
Pastor Phil has a loving heart for young people and a passionate desire to impart Biblical truths into their lives so that their walk of faith stays centered in Christ. His skills in teaching, training and preaching as well as his organizational abilities help fulfill the Mission and Vision of Harvest Church of God. He is an active member of the Armed Forces where he is a Chaplain's Assistant and has the opportunity to provide spiritual guidance to those under his care.
Pastor Phil and his wife, Jenn, have a son, Phillip W. Foard, Jr.
Ladies Ministry Director
Bernice Pendley is a dedicated, loving servant of God whose passion is imparting Christ's truths into the lives of the women of Harvest Church of God. Her heritage from a Hispanic Pastoral family gives her a true understanding of the importance of living a life worthy of her calling as she fulfills the role of First Lady of Harvest Church of God. She is passionate about sharing Christ's love through her compassion for all those she meets.
Bernice has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Depaul University as well as a Master's degree in Accounting from Strayer University.
Children's Ministry Director
Jenn Foard is a loving servant of God who has a heart for children and their growth both spiritually and socially. Jenn enjoys teaching in all capacities. She is currently a public pre-kindergarten teacher and has previously taught grades 1-5 in the public setting. She has also spent time as a youth group volunteer. Jenn grew up in the Methodist church and previously attended and served at a non-denominational church before coming and learning and serving at Harvest Church of God.
She has a Bachelor's Degree from Salisbury University and a Master's Degree from Gratz College.
Ken Balram has been with Harvest Church of God since 1994 and served in the capacity of church treasurer since 2002. He is a dedicated servant of God who's love for the Lord is shown in his work as treasurer as he faithfully accounts for the finances, membership and stewardship of Harvest Church of God.