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                                                                                       Pastor Marvin McLean



Pastor Marvin Delano Mclean Junior is an ordained minister of the gospel. He was born in Costa Rica and raised in Northern New Jersey. He is a product of Christian Education from early childhood, having attended Trinity Temple Academy (Hillside, NJ), Pine Forge Academy (Pine Forge, Pennsylvania), and Oakwood University (Huntsville, AL), where he was conferred a Bachelor of Arts degree in Ministerial Theology. Pastor Mclean heard God’s call on his life at the early age of 10 and began preaching God’s Word as a featured youth speaker throughout the Northeastern United States. Pastor Mclean entered Pastoral ministry by serving as Youth Pastor and Youth Camp Director of the Madison Mission Seventh-day Adventist Church in Madison, AL, from 2004-2007. In August of 2007, he was invited to join the South Atlantic Conference to Pastor in the Murfreesboro and Washington, North Carolina District. In May of 2011, he became the Pastor of Ephesus and Voice of Hope churches in Gastonia and Shelby, North Carolina. Pastor Mclean’s greatest joy, second to his saving relationship with Jesus Christ, is his family. He is united in life and ministry with his wife and best friend, Janina Rochelle Mclean. Mrs. Mclean is an anointed and Spirit-filled Prayer Warrior and a licensed Social Worker. They have an amazing daughter, Mikaéla, who enjoys reading and the arts. Pastor Mclean is a sports enthusiast, who enjoys fishing and reading. Pastor Mclean is committed to the task of improving the lives of people through Friendship Evangelism, Discipleship, and the ministry of Reconciliation. Pastor Mclean is humbled and excited for the privilege to serve the members of Shiloh, the city of Charleston and its surrounding communities. His motto is found in Mark 10:45, “For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.”