Ed Clavell began his professional career as a metal craftsman and business owner in New York City. Family interest led him to Arizona where God led him into the ministry. His ministry experience includes; Children’s Pastor, Church Plant Pastor, and Executive Pastor. Ed first came to FBC in 2003 as a church planter and launched, New Song Bible Church in 2005. Shortly after launching New Song Bible Church, God began to assign Ed various assignments. Between 2005 and 2012 Ed served as; an Executive Pastor, Dean of Students at Phoenix Seminary, Director of Escuela de Esperanza and adjunct professor at Arizona Christian University; where he teaches courses in Business and Bible. Ed’s greatest passion is developing the leaders God has called for His Kingdom.
Upon returning to FBC, in January 2012, Ed founded, Pilgrimage Consulting with the purpose of coming along side; Pastors, Business Leaders and Organizational Leaders to develop strategies and systems needed, to reach the vision God has given these leaders and their organizations to grow His [God’s] Kingdom. He is also enjoying being a member of an exciting core of teaching Pastors and leading a Spanish Sunday School Class here at FBC.
Ed and his wife Sandra live in Chandler, Arizona. They have been married for 30 years. They have two adult sons Shawn and Justin.