Messiah Baptist Church - Lanse, PA
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                                                                   Dr. Pastor Earl and Karen Shawley

Dr. Pastor Shawley surrendered to a call to full time ministry in 2001 after several careers in his secular life, including sales and police work. Dr. Pastor Shawley returned to Bible College at the age of 44 to begin his life of service for the Lord. 

Dr. Pastor Shawley has a Bachelors Degree in Bible and Theology,  Master of Divinity in Christian Counseling, Doctor of Ministry and Counseling. 

Karen Shawley received a Bible Certificate, is a Board Certified Christian Counselor, and has a Bachelors Degree in Christian Education.

Dr. Pastor Shawley also has experience as an ordained Chaplain, serving in prisons and hospitals. Pastor and Mrs. Shawley have extended experience in grief/loss counseling, marital counseling, and family counseling.

The Shawleys have served as missionaries with Village Missions. Pastor Shawley has pastored churches in Flat Top, West Virginia, Millerton, Pennsylvania and Seneca, Pennsylvania before coming to pastor at Messiah in June of 2008.

The Lord has blessed them with seven children and nine grandchildren.


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