Pastor Joseph Cosentino
Lead Pastor

Pastor Joe gave His life to the Lord Jesus Christ as a senior at Ohio University. After working 7 years as an accountant, he went to Grace Seminary where he earned his Master of Divinity degree. Over the past 30 years he has served in 3 Grace Brethren churches, the last 13 years at The Canton Grace Brethren Church. Pastor Joe loves to exposit God’s Word, pray for His people, and love the people for whom Jesus died. He joyfully shares his ministry with his wife of 36 years, Melinda, and 4 grown kids.


Rachel Zachardy
Church Secretary

Rachel was brought to the Canton Grace Brethren Church as a small child and was led to a personal relationship with the Lord at a young age with her family. Having attended this church her entire life, she became the church’s Office Secretary in September of 2017 and continues in that part-time position today. She also enjoys her second occupation as a florist at Cummings Florist. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and planing special church events. She loves serving in any way she can because there is joy in serving Jesus.