The Rev. Dr. Keith Copeland

Transitional Pastor

Pastor Keith was born in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from the University of South Florida with a B.A. in Finance. After graduating from college he worked in management with Eckerd Drugs before answering the call to ministry. He graduated from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in 1992 and has served three congregations as the settled pastor and 10 congregations as interim in three different denominations.


Trained as an interim pastor in the Presbyterian Church, he received his D Min from Hood Theological Seminary with a special focus on church renewal. Since then, he has been developing processes and tools for congregational renewal during times of transition between an installed pastor.


He is married to Cheris Copeland, and has one son who is in his first year of study at United Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, PA.