About Jake

Jake has been working in ministry for fifteen plus years and is a Licensed Minister. Currently, he is the Next Generation Pastor at Grace Community Church in New Canaan, CT. He also serves with REACH Youth New England doing Regional Training, Communications and Website Management, serves as the CT state coordinator for the National Network of Youth Ministries and is the Social Media Consultant for New Canaan CARES.

He is a graduate of Gordon College and has a B.A. in Youth Ministry and a minor in Biblical and Theological Studies. Jake has a huge passion for reaching youth with the Gospel of Christ and specifically has a heart to reach youth and their families in New England. Growing up in Thompson, CT and Worcester, MA he understands the complexity and culture of New England and wants to see God and this upcoming generation make a difference in the world for Christ.

He has been married to Melissa (a writer whose work can be seen at www.mkircher.com) for over a decade. They live in Connecticut with their two children.