Meet Our Pastor
Rev. Marvin A. Goodnight , Jr.
Pastor Goodnight has been the pastor of Maranatha Worship Center (formally Concord Pentecostal Holiness Church) since 1994. He is also the District Pastor for the Cornerstone Conference of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church and serves on the Conference Mission Board. He is very familiar with the City of Concord having graduated from Concord High School in 1971. He is a graduate of the Church of God Ministerial Internship Program and holds an Associate Degree in Biblical Studies and a Masters Degree in Biblical Counseling. He was certified and licensed as a Pastoral Counselor in 1992 by the National Christian Counselors Association. He has served in many roles in this community and around the world such as being a Youth Pastor at the Jackson Park PHC in Kannapolis, NC, a member of the Board of Directors of Cooperative Christian Ministry, and participating in several mission trips to Colombia, S.A., Great Britain, France, Belgium, India, Germany, Kenya, Thailand, Dominion Republic, Belize, Nepal and Romania. Pastor Marvin is a certified trainer for Dynamic Church Planting International. He is married to his wife Kathy who is also our organist and praise team leader.