Not so average beginnings...
During his preteen and early teenage years, Noah Ford and his family had moved to Dallas, TX. This was in part because Noah's parents were returning to school for ministry training. His parents would then go on to say that although they moved so they could receive ministry training, it was their belief that the one's who were truly being trained were Noah and his brothers. Noah served at an inner city children's camp for several summers. One summer some of his friends introduced him to their youth group at Southwest Harvest Church. It was there that Noah grew in his faith and was introduced to doing ministry. It was then that God had given Noah a vision for serving the Kingdom and sharing His love with the next generation.
In the early 2010s, without any formal training, Noah had tried to develop a youth ministry in Maryland. It was here Noah would attempt to duplicate his experiences from Texas. Noah quickly learned that real ministry isn't duplicated, but occurs out of genuine relationships. While attending university, Noah would seek to serve in a vocational role on several occasions. Each time things didn't add together. Noah felt that although God had given him a Big vision and passion, this was a time God was calling him to wait.
After attending university and serving in various roles in several churches, Noah had settled in Altoona, PA. Noah felt God was calling him to step out of his current role working in drug and alcohol rehabilitation services, and into a vocational position. During this time there was an ad in the local paper of a church in need of a Youth Director. Curryville Church had been growing and was now in need of someone to develop their youth ministry. Noah was brought on staff at Curryville Church in April of 2018.