Leadership Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.


Pastor Russ and Tina Carson

Rev. Russell Carson, Senior Pastor

Pastor Russ and Tina came to pastor Logan Church of the Nazarene on July 21, 2017 from southeastern Ohio. Since the beginning of his Christian ministry Pastor Russ has served as the Senior Pastor of churches in Pancoastburg, Johnstown, Darbyville, and Long Bottom, Ohio. He’s also served as an Evangelist, and teacher. Miss Tina (as she is affectionately called) has served alongside Pastor Russ filling the role of Children’s Ministry Director, Youth Leader, Church Camp Counselor, Bible Quiz Team leader, Sunday School teacher, VBS Director, etc.  If it has to do with children; she has probably done it.

Pastor Russ is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and has studied at Circleville Bible College (now Ohio Christian University), Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Northwest Nazarene University, and International Seminary. He also holds an instructor rating for many courses in disaster response, emergency preparedness and planning for FEMA, the Ohio Emergency Management Agency, and the Ohio State Fire Academy. Pastor Russ has held several public service positions including: City Councilman, Fire and EMS Chief, Deputy Sheriff, Police Chief, EMT, and Assistant Director of Emergency Management for the county EMA.

Pastor Russ and Tina have 3 grown children and 10 grandchildren.


A Message from Pastor Russ

Tina and I are excited to be ministering in Logan, West Virginia at the Church of the Nazarene. We would like to extend to you a very special invitation to join us. We believe you will find our worship services inspiring, our people friendly, and the fellowship rewarding. We try to provide the opportunity for everyone to be involved in some type of ministry in the church.  So, if you are looking for a church where you can go and be accepted, be in a place where you can have a part in building God’s kingdom, be in a place where you and your family will feel loved, then I invite you to give the Logan Church of the Nazarene a try. 

Come and join with us this Sunday and enjoy the celebration of Christ’s presence as we worship together.

Pastor Russ