Jay F Sterling


Phone (724) 758-9685

Mailing Address
1240 Portersville Rd
Ellwood City, PA 16117

First U M Church
Senior Pastor

Wurtemburg U M Church
Senior Pastor


I was born in Oil City, PA.  I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1980 with B.A. degree (Major:  History; Minor:  Religious Studies).  I spent two years in the US-2 mission internship program through the General Board of Global Ministries, serving as pastoral assistant at Fairhaven United Methodist Church in Gaithersburg, MD and administering the Hunger/Poverty portfolio for the Community Ministry of Montgomery County.  I graduated summa cum laude from Wesley Theological Seminary in 1985 and have served full-time as pastor at Creekside (1985-92); Eldersville (1992-2000); Clarks Mills (2000-2011); Conneaut Lake: Trinity (2011-2018); and Wurtemburg/Koppel (2018-)