Pastor Walt Coles and his wife Jan

On November 5, 2017, Dr. Walter L. Coles and his wife, Janice assumed duties of Interim Pastor.

Walt and Jan are no strangers to South Jersey having both been born and raised in Salem County. They both graduated from Woodstown High School and Bob Jones University.

Walt served as Pastor for 55 years in several churches. Pastor Coles retired in 2014 after serving 23 years in Chesapeake, VA as Senior Pastor He continues to serve on several boards, as a conference speaker and interim pastor.

Jan is an accomplished pianist and organist who also taught many years. They have three children and four grandchildren.


We came to love Pastor and Mrs. Coles and we wish them God's blessing in their continued service for the Lord. An Appreciation Service and Luncheon for their 14 months of ministry was held on December 30, 2018 to thank them for their services.