Bachelor, Lebanon Valley College, 1960; postgraduate, Lutheran Theological Seminary, 1960-1962; Bachelor's Degree, United Theological Seminary, 1964; Master of Arts in Speech Communication, University of Michigan, 1969.
Assistant pastor, Derry St. Evangelical United Brethren Church, Harrisburg, 1964-1967; organist, choir director, St. Matthew's Church, Livonia, Michigan, 1967-1970; pastor, Bethany United Methodist Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1970-1978; program coordinator, South Center Pennsylvania television and Radio Ministry, Harrisburg, 1972-1989; associate pastor, Salem United Methodist Church, Manheim, Pennsylvania, 1978-1986; senior pastor, Salem United Methodist Church, Manheim, Pennsylvania, 1986-1995; pastor, St. Mark's United Methodist Church, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, since 1995. Coordinator Manheim Chemical People, 1983-1986.
Member planning committee CROP Walk for Hungry, Lancaster County, since 1973. Board directors Lancaster County Council of Churches, 1983-1987. Member Transitional House Committee, Manheim, 1990-1995, Housing Assistance Committee of Mount Joy, since 1997.
Member American Guild Organists, Manheim Area Ministers Association (executive committee 1980-1984).
Married Faye Elizabeth Gamber, September 26, 1964. Children: Scott Alan, Craig Alan.