Marcus J. Pernell, Minister to Students, received a Master of Divinity with a concentration on pastoral care and counseling from the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky in May 2018.

Along with serving the church, Marcus has served as a Community Living Support (CLS) at Quest Farm, Inc. in Georgetown, KY, since 2016.  As a CLS, he works with two clients that have intellectual and developmental disabilities and help them achieve independence with goals they’ve made.  Marcus describes the position as getting the opportunity to do life with folks and help them work on personal goals.

Rev. Pernell is also a level-1 certified CrossFit trainer and coach.