Joe Pennington
Joe Pennington is the pastor of this Fresh Encounter Fellowship and has been since January 2010. Before that, he worked with FEF as they were beginning to meet and grow. Joe was in full time ministry for close to 30 years within the churches of Christ before taking a break from preaching to open and operate a restaurant in Harlan. He is married to Debbie and they have 6 children and 5 grandchildren. He went to Bible school in Louisiana. 


Danielle Schechinger has been the leader of the worship team since 2011. She recently felt the need to step down as our worship leader. She will contimue to be a part of the team.
We are in the middle of a search for our new full time worship leader. We are excited to see what God has in store.