Ken Winter

Lead Teaching Pastor

Ken has been the lead pastor at HFC since April 2017.  Ken began full-time ministry in 2002 as youth pastor in NE Pennsylvania  Before he was called to ministry, Ken traveled the US as a Sham Wow salesman! Ken is a graduate of Cedarville University and has a Master’s degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Ken is married to Tara and they have three children: Katelyn, Anna, and Jake.

Where were you born?

Fairmont, WV

When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up?

I always wanted to be a professional baseball player. My dream in high school was to go to Arizona State University. I wanted to walk on the baseball team and then get drafted by the Cincinnati Reds.

What are two things nobody would guess about you?

I have been to every state in the U.S. except Alaska, and I used to be a Sham Wow salesman!

What are three things you cannot live without?

Jesus, coffee, and a good workout

What is some of your favorite music?

I love all music from the 90’s!

What is one of your guilty pleasures?

I love reality TV. One day, I will be on the show Survivor!

What is your favorite place to eat in Springfield?

My favorite place to eat is El Speedy Gonzalez.

What is your favorite Bible verse?

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. Galatians 2:20