ELKLAND, Pa.—Maynard L. Stevens, a pastor, died Dec. 24. He was 90.

Maynard graduated from Practical Bible Training School in 1951. For nearly 60 years he pastored several congregations and served as a supply pastor.

The Northeast Fellowship is “grateful for his faithful service, friendly spirit, enthusiastic ministry, support of our fellowship, and the list goes on,” says Director Brian King.

In 2009 the Northeast Fellowship honored Maynard with a Fellowship Faithful Award for his 31 years as pastor of the church he was leading at the time, Italy Hill Baptist of Branchport, New York.

Maynard is survived by his wife of 69 years, Desta Mihailov; three children, Darla Jewell, Linda Fawcett, and Douglas; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.