Pastor Wayne Downing grew up in St. Paris, Ohio, in Champaign County. He earned his Associate Degree in Biblical Studies from Newburgh College and has taken various online classes through Liberty University and Barclay College. Pastor Wayne previously served as pastor at Stony Creek Church of the Brethren in southwest Logan County for 10 years. He and his wife, Susan, have been married for 24 years and have four children: Evan (23), Morgan (21), Davis (17), and Thia (15). In his spare time, he enjoys running, reading, and dates with Susan. Pastor Wayne was called to Goshen Friends in July of 2014.