Kenny Longo

Missions and Life Group Pastor

Kenny grew up in Long Island, N.Y. He has a B.A. in Spanish from the University of Florida and an M.A. in Applied Linguistics from Stony Brook University (NY). He taught English as a Second Language in Madrid, Spain and Washington, DC. He came to Lynchburg in 1988 to teach Spanish at Virginia Episcopal School. He started attending Grace in 1989 and joined the Grace staff in 2002.

Kenny is the Missions and Life Group Pastor which means he manages and oversees the missions ministry, Grace Initiatives, and Life Groups at Grace. He is also in charge of Grace’s marriage mentoring program which helps engaged couples prepare for their marriages.

Kenny is married to Mary Ellen, a native of Oregon and an avid sports fan. They have two children, Lucas and Leah. Whenever possible, he likes to be outdoors on his road bike, running, or hiking the Blue Ridge.