Senior Minister: Steve Falls
Steve was born in Portsmouth, Ohio, and lived his first 18+ years just 1 ½ blocks up Bloom Street from the Sciotoville Christian Church building, where his mother still resides. Steve is a graduate of Ohio University, holding a Bachelor of Arts in Geography. He has been serving as Executive Director of KYOWVA Evangelistic Association in Ironton, Ohio, since October of 2014. Prior to that he was a Bereavement Coordinator with Heartland Hospice, Lucasville, Ohio. Prior to Heartland, Steve had worked for US Foodservice, Hurricane, WV, for 26 years as the Training Manager, District Sales Manager, and Territory Manager.
Steve began his Christian walk as he was baptized by Minister Ronnie Abshire at the Sand Hill Church of Christ at South Shore, KY, on May 4, 1983. He served in this congregation and at the First Christian Church in South Shore, and at Allen Chapel Church of Christ, Maloneton, KY, as Bible teacher, Youth Minister, Song Leader, etc. Steve was ordained as a Minister of Christ on November 10, 1996, by the elders at First Christian Church in South Shore. He became the Minister/Preacher/Teacher in September 1996, with the South Portsmouth Church of Christ, and served in this capacity for 18 years until accepting the call to become KYOWVA’s Executive Director. Steve began serving on the KYOWVA board in 2001.
Steve’s wife of 33 years (Sandy) is a Registered Nurse and serves with the “Collins Career Center” as Administrator of the “Practical and Registered Nursing
Office Administrators: Carol Bussa & Lois Dunham