Pastor Russ Witkowski
Pastor Russ Witkowski has served in ministerial capacities for over 40 years, during which he served as pastor, evangelist, conference speaker, author and musician. He has traveled in all 50 states and 6 foreign countries bringing the life changing Gospel of Jesus Christ. Following the completion of his education at Central Bible College, he served as a youth pastor and senior pastor for 14 years in the Illinois District. He also served as guest speaker in worship and music conferences featuring the guitar as a worship instrument.
As a minister, he has held the distinction of serving other pastors as regional member of the New England committee of pastoral mentors, church planting director, and is presently serving as a mentor to local pastors. He actively pursued avenues through which the gospel could be communicated including radio and television outreach ministries. He also has been active in Assemblies of God district leadership roles.
Russ Witkowski relocated from Youngstown OH where he served Cornerstone Assembly of God for 9 years. He and his wife of 40 years now reside in Abingdon, IL. He has 3 children; Dana who graduated from Central Bible College with a music degree, is married to Jeffery and is a stay at home mother of 5 children., Sherice, who graduated from Valley Forge Christian College with a music degree, is married to Rusty with 3 children and serving a church in PA, as their music pastor, and Ryan serving in the church at Abingdon in the audio/video department and is the general manager of Several Sprint stores in Peoria, is married to Brittany.