Matthew was born in Kerala, India to a Christian family. He and his family moved to the US during his childhood years. After attending the Philadelphia public schools, he graduated from Valley Forge Christian College with a Bachelor in Religious Education in 2000. He further studied at Palmer Theological Seminary and completed his Master of Divinity in 2004 with a major in pastoral ministry. He has served in full-time ministry since 2002 in various positions of leadership as lead pastor, associate pastor, youth pastor, and as a hospice chaplain for the tri-county region. He is an ordained bishop of the Church of God and currently serves as a member of the state council of PA as well as the district overseer of the Philadelphia metro district of the Church of God. His passion is to see people meet Jesus, pursue Him with all their hearts, and become mature disciples who are committed to raising up more disciples for Jesus! He is married to his beautiful wife Jesly and they are blessed with 4 miracles: Nathan, Eden, Elizabeth (Triplets) and Bethany.
An expanded statement of faith is available upon request.
Levittown Church of God has been serving our community for over 50 years! Our folks live and work in the community in various areas. Pastor Robert Varner obeyed God’s call and started the work of reaching the community with the good news of Jesus! Our passion has been and always will be to be a group of people who will “Love Jesus, and Serve His World.” We are affiliated with the Church of God denomination (Cleveland, TN).
Levittown Church of God exists to engage the residents of Levittown and surrounding towns with the message of the Gospel and lead them to be disciples of Jesus
Loving Jesus and serving His world.
To provide support and guidance for the health and active function of the church body, we are grateful to have this group of dedicated team members, elected by the church body, who co-labor with the pastor with a heart to love Jesus and serve His world!