John L Donner
Phone (814) 739-2598
7183 Route 6
John L Donner's Bio in short bullet point form:
- 1956: Born in Erie, PA
- 1974: Graduated from McDowell High School, Millcreek/Erie, PA
- 1980: Graduated from the GE Apprenticeship Program with equivalence of associate degree in Industrial and Mechanical Engineering. Completed numerous additional engineering courses over the course of 40 year GE Career
- 1976-2016: 40 year career with GE Transportation within various engineering roles, with last 10 years in the position of Principal Engineer
- 2012: Graduated from the Course of Study School of Ohio (United Methodist Church Course of Study) sponsored by the Methodist Theological School in Ohio (Delaware, OH)
- 1987 - 1992: Member of the "Laymen's Witness" evangelism ministry, sharing Christ in churches throughout Western PA, as well as in Maryland and the Island of Jamaica.
- 1988-2000: Member of the Kairos Prison Ministry, sharing Christ with residents of the Collins Correctional Facility (Medium security prison in Collins, NY)
- 1995-2001: Worship Leader (Praise Team Leader) at the Christ United Methodist Church, Erie PA
- 2002-2003: Appointed as the associate pastor (licensed local pastor) of Lowville United Methodist Church, WPAUMC Annual Conference
- 2003-Present: Appointed as the senior pastor (licensed local pastor) of Lowville United Methodist Church, WPAUMC Annual Conference
- 1976-Present: Married to Pamela Donner. 3 adult children: Beth, Steven and Jennifer. 6 grandchildren: Samantha, Caleb, Alexander, Asher, Lissue and Everly. Personal interests include first and foremost my Lord and my Savior as well as my wife, children and grandchildren, all of whom I dearly love. Other interests include Astronomy and Physics, reading, music/guitar, camping (and XC skiiing and kayaking if and when time and health permits.