Pastor Keith A. Hostutler
I was born in Xenia, Ohio in 1953 to (Rev. LeRoy & Kathleen Hostutler, the 3rd of 4 children. At the age of 16, I accepted my call to preach when in my personal devotion I read in Luke 9:60 “Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and preach the kingdom of God.” In 1971 I began my studies for ministry at Mount Vernon Nazarene College and completed them at Nazarene Bible College in 1977. My first pastorate was at the Grafton Parkview Church of the Nazarene, and I have since pastored at Charleston Tyler Heights Nazarene Church (Cross Lanes), Morgantown Pierpont Nazarene Church , Paden City Nazarene Church, and I began my pastorate at Parkersburg First in June of 1998. I have been blessed to spend my entire ministry in West Virginia.
On a personal note, I married Susie (Greene) from Loudendale, WV in 1973, and we have two sons. My eldest son Shane is married to Jackie (Shively), from Dayton Ohio. They have one son Slayton. Our youngest son Ryan, is in his 3rd year at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University I am an avid hunter & fisherman. Some of my closest times with God are spent out in his beautiful creation. My wife & I enjoy traveling, home improvement projects (she thinks them up – I do them) and spending time with our family, especially the grandson!