Father Daniel was ordained a priest in the Orthodox Church in 2007 by the hand of Archbishop Job of blessed memory. He has served in the Orthodox Church in America for 16 years. After ordination he was assigned to St. Mary's Orthodox Church in Coaldale Pennsylvania where he served for 7 years before being transferred to Sts. Peter and Paul in 2013. Fr. Daniel is married to Matushka Gail and is the Father of three grown children and two grandchildren, and three on the way. Fr. Daniel holds a Bachelor's Degree in Educational Ministries from the Moody Bible Institute and a Masters of Divinity degree from St. Tikhon's Theological Seminary. He has served in full-time Christian ministry for over 30 years including Youth Pastor, Pastor, Orthodox Christian school teacher, and Orthodox Priest.