Pastor Cody Young is a follower of Jesus who desires to give students and young adults repeated opportunities to hear, see, and respond to the Gospel.
Cody was born and raised in north central West Virginia and has been married to his wife, Brandi since December 2020. Although they don’t have children yet, they’re kept busy by their three dogs, Willow, Captain, and Koda.
Cody became a Christian at 8 years old and discerned a calling to vocational ministry as a teenager. He was accepted to Lancaster Bible College and earned a B.A. in Pastoral Ministry and Biblical Studies in 2017. Since then, he has served in various ministry roles in Morgantown, WV, Lancaster, PA, and Nolensville, TN. Most recently, he is concluding his ministry in Morgantown, WV as Senior Pastor of Mt. View Free Methodist Church and School Counselor at Trinity Christian School.
Above all, Pastor Cody is a visionary and teacher of God’s Word. He is very excited to be joining the team at UMCOGS as Pastor of Youth and Young Adult Ministries and looks forward to serving the church’s ministries, congregation, and community for years to come.