Clare Jewell served as the Senior Pastor of Lakewood Park Baptist Church for 21 years. In 2014, He joined ABWE and serves as the Regional Director for ABWE Every Ethne’ in the western region of North America and the National Director for Church Multiplication. In these roles, his primary responsibilities are:
1. To facilitate church planting in the US & Canada
2. To help churches engage with ethnic groups in their region
3. To develop next generation leaders to participate in church planting and global missions
4. To oversee the ABWE missionaries serving in the Western region of North America & help coordinate a strategy for the region
Clare also serves the GARBC as the national coordinator for church planting and the Director of Generate, a foundation of the GARBC that gives grants for church planting, church revitalization, church planter residencies, facility development and disaster relief. Clare is an adjunct faculty member at Corban University. Clare has a Bachelor of Science degree in Bible from Baptist Bible College in ClarksSummit. He has a Master of Arts degree in Social Sciences from Eastern Michigan University. He is currently working on a Doctor of Ministry in Strategic Leadership atCorban University. Clare has been married to Donna for nearly 39 years. They have four daughters, and 13 grandchildren.