dave coryell

Executive Director

Dave Coryell has been Christian Endeavor's Executive Director since August 2007. Prior to that he served as a youth pastor and leadership development pastor in Lancaster County, PA for fifteen years.

Additional Youth Ministry Experience

• Dave serves as an adjunct youth ministry professor at Lancaster Bible College, PA

• Speaker and Trainer at Denominational gatherings, retreats, Messiah Youth Worker Convention, GROUP/Simply Youth Ministry Conference

• Devotional/Youth Ministry resource writing


Dave is married to his wife Jen since May 28, 1994. They have four children- Katelyn, Ben, Kendra and Zach. Ephrata, PA, a town in Northern Lancaster County, is the Coryells' home.


• Messiah College undergrad

• Evangelical Seminary, M.Div

• Gordon Conwell Seminary, D.Min.

• Youth Builders Trainer of Trainers institute

• Arrow Leadership Program


Dave enjoys family time, coaching soccer, blockbuster movies, reading and strategy games.


Dave hopes to see God use Christian Endeavor for His Glory in every state of the union during his lifetime. Personally, he hopes to publish the devotional “Temple Year” that he wrote for his own kids to use when they turned 12. He hopes to see his kids and spouse continue to grow in the Lord and make an impact for Him through their lives. Finally, he hopes to take two trips. First, he wants to return with Jen to the Canadian Rockies where they went on their honeymoon. Second, he desires to visit Israel and the Mediterranean so pictures can be put with the amazing biblical message.

To partner with Dave financially, CLICK HERE for his fundraising project page.