Pastor Stephen and Brenda Berry

As the founding pastor of THE RIDGE an Assembly of God church in Brookfield, VT.  Pastor Stephen has a passion for carefully unpacking the life changing truths of Scripture and for encouraging people to grow in their knowledge of God and in their experience with The Holy Spirit.  In 2002, Pastor Stephen and his wife, Brenda planted a church in Brookfield, VT called The New Covenant Church later called The Ridge. 
Pastor Stephen has a Bachelor of Science and an Master In Education degree from the University of Vermont. He received his theological training at Ashland Theological Seminary in Ashland, Ohio receiving in 1998 a Masters of Divinity degree.  Pastor Stephen is an ordained minister through the Northern New England District of the Assemblies of God. 
Prior to becoming a pastor and church planter, Pastor Stephen was the founder and the Executive Director for 21 years for Family Life Services of New England, a Christian Therapeutic Foster Care Ministry which had over 100 Christian foster homes located throughout the State of Vermont.  These foster homes cared for an average of 60 children a day.  Prior to launching Family Life Services of New England Pastor Stephen was a teacher at The Weeks School, a juvenile correctional facility located in Vergennes, VT.   Pastor Stephen has over 25 years of pastoral experience . 
Pastor Stephen retired from full time pastoral ministry in 2019, but remains committed to the preaching and teaching of The Word of God and in ministering the love of Christ to those around him. 
He is also bus driver for over 70 young people ages Kindergarten through High School.  Pastor Stephen has also enjoyed being an instructor for several years for the Northern New England District of the Assemblies of God District School of Ministry (DSOM) teaching and facilitating theological courses for students wanting to go into ministry or to grow in their knowledge of God. Pastor Stephen serves and has served as a member of the Vermont Citizens Review Advisory Board (VCAB) since it’s inception in 2009.  VCAB provides citizens oversight and support for Vermont’s Department of Children and Families. 
What’s Next?
The Start Of Something Good!
The mission and vision of Stephen Berry Ministries is to bring healing, truth and grace into the lives of people. 
Through the leading and anointing of The Holy Spirit 
Stephen Berry Ministries desires to transform the hearts and minds of people by teaching and preaching the Eternal Truths of Word of God and Ministering In The Power and Anointing of The Holy Spirit!
Although Retiring From Full Time Pastoring, Pastor Stephen Remains Committed To Preaching The Word Of God and Ministering God’s Love and Power In Churches and Meetings Wherever God Leads.  
Pastor Stephen loves supporting and encouraging the local church and it’s leaders. This is accomplished by helping people grow closer to God through Pastor Stephen’s writings, on-line blogs and through guest preaching, teaching and healing ministry services! 
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