Church of the Open Door

Ministerial Staff

Pastor Glenn and his wife, Tammy

Senior Pastor—Dr. Glenn Jago

Pastor Glenn has been the Senior Pastor at COD since January 2001. Glenn and his wife, Tammy, have three grown children who love and serve the Lord. They are happy grandparents and always excited to see the grandchildren whenever possible.

Glenn grew up in Lansdale, Pennsylvania and graduated from Calvary Baptist Christian High School in 1977. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Bible with a minor in Biblical Greek Language from Pensacola Christian College. In 1981 he returned to Lansdale and graduated from the Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree. In 2011 Glenn received the Doctor of Ministry degree in Expository Preaching from The Masters Seminary in California.

Prior to joining COD, Glenn has served as Youth Pastor in Florida and Georgia, has started a new church in the Ocean City, MD area, was a Greek and New Testament Professor at Pensacola Christian College, and served as Senior Pastor at the First Baptist Church of Cantonment, located in the suburbs of Pensacola, FL.


Pastor Duane and his wife, Emily

Pastor of Youth and Visitation—Duane Adler

Pastor Duane Adler has attended COD since 2011 and became the Youth Director in September 2016. On January 1, 2017, Duane began a full-time position as the Director of Youth and Visitation and in January 2018, he was licensed by COD to be a Pastor. Duane married Emily Watkins in July of 2017 and they reside in North Wales. Emily is the Children’s Ministry Director.

Duane grew up in Abington and then in Hatboro, Pennsylvania where he was raised by his parents, Darryl and Dawn. He grew up in a Christian home and attended Calvary Baptist Church in Elkins Park until 17 years of age. Duane received Christ as his Savior at the age of five and was baptized one year later. He was homeschooled since kindergarten and graduated in 2012. After wrestling with the idea of attending college, he enlisted in the United States Air Force. Upon doors being closed and new ones opening, Duane returned home and attained his Associates Degree in Liberal Arts from Montgomery County Community College in 2013. He received his Bachelors Degree in Christian Ministries through Liberty University Online in 2018.


Additional Staff 

Children’s Ministry Director, Emily Adler

Music Director and Pianist, Nancy Beale

Choir Director, Ken Borrmann

Orchestra Director, Tom DiSarlo

Worship Team Coordinator, Cynthia Rasmussen

Organist, Isaac Hallberg

Church Administrator, Ron Acker

Office Secretary, (open position)

Office Assistant, Joanne Stratton

Bookkeeper, Mary Adlam

Communications Specialist, Julie Klouda

ODCA Head of School, Dr. Laura McCollum

ODCA Principals, Ms. Lois Glasstetter and Ms. Judy Severns