Originally from White Cloud, Michigan, Pastor Kelvin and his family came to Tennessee in the early 80’s to pursue a degree in Christian Education from Lee College. After graduating from, then, Lee College, he continued his education and received a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Studies with an emphasis in Pastoral Counseling from the Church of God Theological Seminary.
Before moving back to Cleveland in August 2000, he had successful pastorates in Princeton, North Carolina, Denver, Colorado, and the Kinser Church of God in Cleveland. He has served faithfully on several state and regional boards and committees during his pastorates. He currently serves on the Tennessee State Council, Ministerial Development Board, ETS Board of Directors and Operation Compassion Board of Directors.
He and his wife Debbie have three sons. Their oldest son Shane and his wife Jennifer live in Charlotte, North Carolina and is expecting their first child in the spring. Their second son Kyle and his wife April live in Cleveland and are the proud parents of Jacob and Isaac and also expecting their third child in the spring. Their youngest son John lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. Some of Pastor Kelvin’s hobbies are golf, hunting, snowmobiling, and all athletic events.
Pastor Kelvin is presently serving as the Lead Pastor of the Westmore Church of God. Under the leadership of Pastor Kelvin, Westmore purchased the former Rolling Hills Golf Course. He is currently overseeing the vision of Westmore developing the property into the future Westmore campus consisting of Heritage Place Active Adult Housing, the Element Youth Building, Administration Building as well as the future Sanctuary and Education Building.
Some of his other passions in ministry for Westmore include winning and discipling the harvest in Cleveland and assisting in the development of pastors and young leaders.