About Pastor Shover

Rev. Michael Shover came to Christ the Redeemer Church in May 2018. He served in the United States Navy from 2000 - 2004. Graduated from Cairn University (formerly Philadelphia Biblical University) in 2008 with a B.S. in Biblical Studies, and then earned his M.Div at Reformed Episcopal Seminary in Blue Bell, PA. Pastor Shover served as the Pastor of a Mission Church plant in Fairbanks, Alaska for 3 years, before coming to Christ the Redeemer. He is Husband to Ivette, and Father to Sophia, Nathanael, and Amber, who has made him and Ivette blessed Grandparents.


Michael is a Philadelphia sports fan, who enjoys opening his home for fellowship. He listens to a variety of music, and also enjoys coffee, beer, great conversations, nature walks, and playing with his children and his dogs.