Pastor Kirk Mellen
Kirk was born and raised in a Christian home and at the age of thirteen placed his faith in Jesus Christ as his personal Savior. While a senior in high school he surrendered his life to the Lord to serve Him in whatever capacity the Lord might direct.
After receiving his ministerial training in Bible College Kirk was ordained to the pastorate by Lifegate Baptist Church of Ellisville, MO in October of 1993 and served as an assistant pastor until December of 2001. He served as the senior pastor of Corinth Baptist Church in Corinth, ME from December 2001 through December 2015. He began his pastorate at Abundant Life Baptist Church in January of 2016.
Kirk and his wife Terrica were married in 1989 and have five children: Brittany, Donovan and wife Stephanie, Elaina, Lauren and Everett. He enjoys woodworking, following his favorite St. Louis sports teams and tinkering with and riding his Harley Sportster.
Harry is a longtime member of Abundant Life and serves as a Deacon, Adult Sunday School Teacher and as Church Treasurer. Harry is a great example of a man who lives his life to serve others.