Rev. Byron E. Brought

Senior Pastor

Pastor Byron has served in ministry for over 25 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, gardening, sailing, reading, sports, and getting lost in nature. The first five years of life were spent right here in Harford County, while his father, Rev. Byron P. Brought, served a three-point church circuit in Churchville. His wife, Kristen, is a music teacher, and they have two sons: Josiah, a student at Montana State University, and Nicholas, a student at Salisbury 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