"Holding Forth the Word of Life"
Pastor John Secret and his wife Pat
of Melbourne Beach
Pastor Secret retired after more than twenty years of ministry as a U. S. Air force Chaplain (Lieutenant Colonel).
A graduate of the University of Baltimore, he received his Master of Divinity at the Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. and his Doctor of Ministry at Trinity Theological Seminary in Newburgh, Indiana.
His military career included service as Senior Chaplain in Florida, Japan, Saudi Arabia, New Mexico, Indiana and as the Air Base Protestant Chaplain in West Germany and Colorado.
Prior to his military service he pastored in his home state of Maryland and, with Pat, founded a Christian school.
Pat has been involved in full-time ministry for over thirty years in support of her husband both as our Pastor and as a USAF Chaplain. She has extensive experience with children and women's ministries.
Pat has a bachelor's degree from Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee and has done graduate work in Women Studies through Trinity Theological Seminary in Indiana.
Both John and Pat are accomplished singers of gospel songs and Pat is also a talented accordion player.
The Secrets have three children and nine grandchildren.