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JD Gierach

Pastoral Assistant

Pastor JD graduated from Furman University in Greenville, SC with a B.S. in Psychology and went on to study at Duke Divinity School receiving his Masters of Divinity in 2022.  As a local Floridian, he played on the worship team at Markham Woods Presbyterian Church in high school and eventually made his way back to MWPC to serve as an Assistant Pastor.  He discerned a call by God his senior year of college, leaving the plans of dentistry behind and heading towards a life of ministry. He has experience preaching, leading bible studies and leading worship music.  He also has a passion for writing songs, recording and producing music.


You can find him with his Fiancé in his spare time, playing guitar, working out, reading a good book or taking a trip to the beach!