Rev. Byron E. Brought

Lead Pastor

Pastor Byron has served in ministry for over 20 years in a variety of different church settings in Philadelphia, PA, Frederick, Silver Spring, Olney, and Friendship, Maryland. He’s a graduate of Lebanon Valley College and Princeton Theological Seminary. His hobbies include hiking, farming, gardening, outdoor activities, reading, and sports. Pastor Byron spent the first five years of life right here in Harford County, when his father, Rev. Byron P. Brought, served a three-point church circuit in Churchville, MD. His wife, Kristen, is a music teacher, and they have two sons: Nicholas, a student C. Milton Wright High School, and Josiah, a student at Montana State University.

He considers it a gift from God to be able to serve as pastor to the people of Bel Air UMC and community, and is thankful for such a wonderful, loving, and Christ-like congregation and staff.