Scheduled Speakers:

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John is the lead pastor at Glad Tidings A/G. Pastor John and Susan have been involved in church ministry for over 25 years, serving for 20 years as lead pastors of local A/G churches, and as the lead pastor at Glad Tidings Assemblies of God in Middletown, PA. He spent the majority of life in ministry in the Pennsylvania-Delaware district, but, most recently, he served as staff and then lead pastor in central Florida, planting a church in the Poinciana area.

John married his wife Susan while attending The University of Valley Forge. They are proud parents of three grown children: Megan, married to Andrew, Adam, and Meridyth; Pastor John and Susan are also the proud grandparents of Adalyn Rose, Isabel Grace, Brenna Joy, Weston Andrew, and Jude Michael.

John Lanza

Glad Tidings Middletown


KR Mele

Rock-n-Roll Ministries

Family Life of Penns Valley

K.R. Mele's greatest calling and joy since he gave his life to Christ has been as a husband and father.  Married for thirty one years, he and his wife, Gina, reside in Centre Hall, Pennsylvania and have two children. Their son, Luke and his wife Nikki reside in California.  Their daughter, Olivia and her husband TJ live in Florida.  


K.R. served as Children's Pastor in two churches before his family planted Family Life of Penns Valley in Central Pennsylvania.  Both he and Gina are involved in overseas work with Haven of Hope Global Ministries.  


 K.R. published his first book Don't Quit in 2015 and a second book in 2018 entitled Minutes Matter...Making Every Beat Count.  He also began an evangelistic biking ministry, Rock-n-Roll Ministries, and has twice led cross-country bicycle missions trips.  


Steve became the lead pastor of SCA in August 2012 and has been in ministry since 1997. He married his wife Trisa in 1994 and they have 8 children, Kelsi, Mikaila, Andrii, Vova, Nicole, Artem, Rachel, Serhii.


Steve Silliman

State College Assembly

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Jamie Holden

Founder Mantour Ministries,  AGUS Missionary Assoc.

Jamie, the Founder and Director of Mantour Ministries, is a graduate of the University of Valley Forge.  He is also an ordained minister with the Penndel District of the Assemblies of God and an AG Associate Missionary with AG Missionary Church Developers, focusing on strengthening men and men's ministry.


Jamie’s passion is to help men overcome the pain of their past and reach their full potential as God’s men.  “Years ago, while I was attending the University of Valley Forge, God gave me a deep desire inside to minister to men. My calling is to help men learn what it means to be a godly man and how to develop a deep, personal relationship with their Heavenly Father.  We strive to challenge and encourage men to reach their full potential in God’s Kingdom.”


Along with planning Mantour Conferences, Jamie enjoys writing and speaking to men.  He's had articles featured in Prodigal Magazine, New Man Magazine, and on the Assemblies of God Men’s Ministry Website.    He's published four books, "Putting On Manhood", "Legacy: Living A Life That Last",  "Get In The Game", "Invincible: Scaling The Mountains That Keep Us From Victory", and Whatever I Takes" and he is currently working on publishing his 5th book, "Burning Daylight".