Pastor Wayne Downing grew up in St. Paris, Ohio, in Champaign County. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Christian Leadership from Barclay College in 2020. While working at World Class Plastics in Russells Point, Pastor Wayne served bi-vocationally as pastor at Stony Creek Church of the Brethren in southwest Logan
County, Ohio, from 2003-2013.
He and his wife, Susan, have been married for 29 years and have four children: Evan (26), Morgan (25) (married to Austin), Davis (20), and Thia (19). In his spare time, Wayne enjoys dates with Susan, reading, running, target shooting, throwing the frisbee with the family, plus his new hobby, disc golf. Pastor Wayne was called to Goshen Friends in July of 2014.