Pastor Ken Colegrove and his wife Nancy have led the growing congregation of Brownwood Evangelism Center since the year 2000. Prior to coming to Brownwood, he served as Pastor of the First United Pentecostal Church of Ranger, and served as full-time evangelist of the United Pentecostal Church International.
Pastor Colegrove is actively involved in many ministries of the North Texas District of the United Pentecostal Church. Pastor Colegrove, growing up in the Dallas suburb of Garland, graduated from North Garland High School and then attended Texas Bible College in Houston, Texas.
Pastor and First Lady Nancy have been married since 1981, and she has been an active partner in ministry from the very beginning in music, ladies, and children’s ministries.
The Colegrove’s are blessed with three wonderful daughters. Melanie graduated from Texas Bible College with a Bachelor’s in Music and is married to Rev. Jared Pugh. They serve as pastor at Moss Bluff Pentecostal Church in Moss Bluff, LA and have 3 sons Jaxon (7), Jase (4), and Jentry (2). Lauren graduated from Texas A&M in College Station in May of 2013 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and is recently married to Kirk Whitehurst. They are both heavily involved in various ministries in the church they attend in Odessa, Tx. Kinsey graduated from Texas Bible College with a Bachelor’s in Music in 2015 and worked for a church in the area for 2 years before returning to BEC to lead the Music, Media, and Promotions departments.
Loving and effectively communicating with people is a top priority with our pastor as he seeks to minister to the families of our church and our entire community.