Rev. John Maas lives in Melbourne, FL with his wife Candy. They have six children and 13 grandchildren. He serves with Harbor City Gathering Church in Melbourne, FL.
John has pastored churches for over 44 years. His path to the ministry began at a young age. He was raised in a Christian home in Wayne, NJ, receiving Christ at the age of eight. He was called into full-time ministry at the age of 15 and left home in tenth grade to enroll in Hobe Sound Bible Colleges high school in Hobe Sound, Florida. At 19 years of age he accepted a position as Associate Pastor of Mount Calvary Wesleyan Methodist Church while he was still in college. He then transferred to Allegheny Wesleyan College and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical literature before being licensed and ordained at Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection.
John moved to the Space Coast in 1993. He serves as a Pastoral Counselor for Hope Ministries, Melbourne. In the Spring of 2013, he was chosen as Love INCs Ministry Chaplain. He is responsible for representing Love INC in the community and supporting Love INC staff and volunteers with pastoral care, spiritual formation, prayer, and counsel.
John serves on staff as Ministry Chaplain and is Director of Facilities.