Mom and Dad

Bishop Ivan Ackerman, along with his wife, Rev. Cindy Ackerman has served together in ministry for the past 32 years pastoring churches in Oklahoma, West Virginia, New Mexico and Maryland.  They have had the honor of serving the congregation of Loch Lynn Church of God in Oakland, MD as the sr. pastors for the past fifteen years.

Pastor Ivan Ackerman is a visionary who believes the Word of God and is not afraid to take risks with his faith.  He has a shepherd’s heart and desires to see the Kingdom  increase one soul at a time. He attended Northwest Bible College from 1978 to 1980 and completed studies with the Berean School of the Bible for receive his ordination into the ministry.

Rev. Cindy Ackerman serves as the Associate/Youth/Music Pastor of the Loch Lynn Church of God local body.  Pastor Cindy also attended Northwest Bible College from 1979-1980 and completed her studies with Berean School of the Bible to receive her ministerial credentials.

Their ministry vision is to win people to Christ, mentor through discipleship, train and equip leaders and be a resource center for other churches and ministries.