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Our Staff

Darin Pratt

Senior Minister

Senior minister, Darin Pratt, grew up in a preacher’s home in Utica, Ohio. He graduated from Cincinnati Christian University in 1991 (B.A.) and 1993 (M.A.). Before coming to Forest Dale, Darin held preaching ministries in Centerburg, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Lexington, Kentucky; and Loveland, Ohio. He and his wife, Holly, have two wonderful children. Darin enjoys sports, reading, traveling, spending time with his family, and rooting for the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Passionate about children's ministry, Rebecca is a graduate of Cincinnati Christian University. She has a heart for foster care, adoption, and children with special needs and is always willing to talk with you about anything kid-related! She and her husband, Jeff, are the proud parents of three children.

Kathy is a graduate of Cincinnati Christian University and is married to Jon. They have four sons, two "daughters-in-love," and one grandchild. Jon & Kathy also lead La Palabra de Cristo, a ministry that translates scholarly texts into the Spanish language.

Kathy Girton

Wellness in Christian Ministry Missionary/Counselor

Kathy and her late husband served as missionaries in the West Indies for many years. She now offers Christian counseling at Forest Dale. Kathy still travels abroad with work teams or to provide counseling services to missionaries in the field.

Patty Reed


Patty has been a member of Forest Dale for more than 30 years and has served in many capacities, including as church librarian and coordinator of the benevolence ministry. She and Carl, who serves as an Elder at Forest Dale, have 2 adult daughters.

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