Pastor Bio

Andrew Suite is the Senior Pastor of Salem UMC. He was appointed to Salem July 2019 and has over 13 years of ministry experience including 10 years in youth ministry and just over 3 years now in pastoral ministry. A Provisional Elder in the United Methodist Church, Andrew has a Bachelor of General Studies with minors in music and religious studies from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana and his M.Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary. Andrew and his wife Kelli have a son Cole and a daughter Olivia. Andrew’s passion in ministry is “baton passing” or making disciples equipped to make disciples and passing on faith in Jesus Christ to the next generation–in other words, multi-generational ministry where all ages are both the present and the future church.