Moore Family (Mark Moore - Teaching Elder)


Mark Moore is a native of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and Knox Theological Seminary, and Okinawa Covenant Church’s first pastor.  He is an ordained Teaching Elder in the Southeast Alabama Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church in America.  His wife, Jennifer, grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida.  Mark and Jennifer met in Germany, married, and then moved to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida for seminary.  They moved to Okinawa in 2009.  They have four children: Natalie, Mark, Hannah and Micah.  Mark is also a chaplain in the Air Force Reserve


Jarr Family (paul jarr - ruling Elder)

Elder Jarr

Paul Jarr is from Cleveland, Ohio and a graduate of Geneva College in Beaver Falls, PA.  Paul has served in the Marine Corps for 16 years.  His wife, Vanessa Jarr, grew up traveling the States in a Navy family.  They met and married in northern Virginia, then moved to Camp Lejeune.  They moved to Okinawa in 2014.  They have three children: Audrey, Duncan, and are due in April.



Deacon Pastoor

Kevin Pastoor is a native of the Denver area of Colorado.  He is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy.  His wife Amy, also grew up in the Denver area, and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma.  Kevin and Amy were friends in high school, and later reconnected and were married after graduating college.  They have lived in Oklahoma, Florida, DC, and now Okinawa.  Kevin has served in the Air Force for eight years.