Who we are
Who is Penn Forest Worship Center?

We are a small Wesleyan congregation with a huge vision for the future, serving an even bigger God, dedicated to relentless pursuit of God and the people he loves.

Our mission has fi
ve parts:
Reaching, Uniting, Growing, Discovering, and Committing.

No matter where you are in your walk with Christ, Penn Forest Worship Center has a spot just for you.

Penn Forest Worship Center exists to reach non-believers, to unite them with Christians,
help them grow in their faith, discover their gifts and see them become radically
committed to Jesus Christ both in life and in death.

What we believe


What does it mean to be a Wesleyan?

The Wesleyan Church, a Protestant denomination, believes in biblical authority, Christlikness, disciple-making, centering on local churches, servant leadership, and unity in diversity. Additional details are available online at www.wesleyan.org

Our History
To read a brief history of PFWC, click here.

Meet Our Team

Pastor Myron, Lead Pastor

Pastor Myron Atkinson came to serve as the Lead Pastor in June of 2001. He is a native of Indiana and has been in ministry for the past 20 years. He has served as Youth Pastor, Assistant Pastor, and Lead Pastor. He has ministered in Huntington, IN; Southgate, MI; Saint Albans, WV, and now Roanoke, VA, He is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, IN. Pastor Atkinson is married to Mandy Atkinson. 

To read Pastor Myron’s vision for PFWC, click here.

Paul MacGregor, Family Life Pastor
Paul began working with our children’s ministry during the summer of 2012 and in November of 2012 the church officially hired Paul as our part-time Children’s Ministry Director. In 2018 we brought Paul on full-time as our Family Life Pastor. Paul and his wife Amy are both from Roanoke. They have two great children.
Nick Conn, Youth Pastor
Welcome Nick Conn to the ministry team at PFWC! Nick began serving as Youth Pastor in March of 2024! Nick brings lots of energy and passion for teens to come into a deeper relationship with Christ. He has a wife, Marysa and a new baby boy Maverick.
Our Local Board of Administration
Myra Taylor
(Vice Chairman; Secretary)

Rory MacGregor

AC Chakrovorty
(Member at Large)

Ray Oyler
(Designated Trustee to the Board)

Brian Clemmer
(Member at Large)
Nick Conn
(Member at Large)
Relentlessly Pursuing God + The People He Loves
Sunday Service at 11:00am
3735 Chaparral Dr, Roanoke, VA 24018
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