Commencing August 1, 2015 Dean became the pastor at Meadow Farm Church, an independent Methodist church.
Dean is a life-long resident of Ohio. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University, Business Administration with a major in Accounting. Following graduation, he served two years as an officer in The U.S. Army, Military Intelligence.
Ever since his time in the military, Dean has had a business career serving as a CPA in a major accounting firm, serving as CFO for a corporation, being the owner of his own small business and the principal of his consulting practice for churches, not-for-profit organizations and for small businesses. 
Throughout his adult life, Dean has been involved as a volunteer for numerous non-profits. A partial list includes:

  • United Way-campaign chair, local board president, board member United Way Worldwide, UWW finance committee.
  • Forever Dads-board member, finance chair.
  • Bethesda Hospital-Secretary, Treasurer, finance chair.
  • Abbot Home for Men-board chair.
  • The Ohio State University-Alumni advocate.
  • Zanesville Museum of Art- board president, $3 million capital campaign co-chair.
  • Muskingum County Children Services-board president.
  • Foundation for Appalachian Ohio-board member.
  • Ohio Council of Churches Foundation-board member.
  • Kiwanis-Zanesville club president, District Lt. Gov., Ohio District Foundation president.
  • West Muskingum Schools-Superintendent’s Advisory Network, levy chair.
  • Grace UMC Zanesville-member since 1975, held all laity leadership positions.
  • Eastside Community Ministry-board member.

Dean has been married to Donna since 1970.  He and Donna enjoy traveling in the United States and abroad. They love spending time with family and especially treasure their time with their grandchildren.

Emeritus Pastor Doris Flynn

WORSHIP WITH US!

Sunday, 9:30 a.m., Church Service

10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., Coffee/Snacks

​10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Sunday School

Pastor Dean

Where Everybody is Somebody and Jesus is Lord!

Carol Cowden, Choir Director and Organist

Angel Bradley, Custodian

Sally Stewart, Office Manager

Meadow Farm Church



 

Dean Cole became a licensed pastor in the West Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church and began his role as pastor by serving two churches in Licking County Ohio from November 2004 through July 2015.