Allen Newton earned his M.Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, KY, and is a graduate of Huntingdon College in Montgomery, AL. His wife, Stephanie Newton, is a writer and they have three children, Riley, Sarah Kate and David.
In the last 36 years, Allen has served on staff at Frazer UMC in Montgomery, AL, First UMC in Houston, Texas, Centenary UMC in Lexington, KY, and First UMC in Montgomery, AL. He has been appointed to serve as pastor of the Grider-Highland Charge in Burkesville, KY, Ashford UMC, St. Mark UMC in Pensacola, Gulf Breeze UMC Soundside campus, Woodlawn UMC in Panama City Beach, FL, and St. James UMC in Montgomery, AL.
His favorite pastimes are hunting, fishing, golf and spending time with his family.