General Presbytery, National Slavic District
Alex Pekun was born in Belarus, to parents who have dedicated their whole life to serving God. At 14 he entered a covenant with God through water baptism.
He immigrated to USA at the end of 1990. After coming to America, he became a member of “Ligth of the Gospel” church in Sacramento, California.
He stated his church ministry as a sound director. After four years he organized a payer ministry that served people in need.
In 1997 he was ordained a deacon. In 2000 he was ordained a pastor. In July of 2011 he was elected as a senior pastor in “Light of the Gospel” church, he hold this ministry to this day.
He has spiritual education: in 1994 he finished Russian Bible Institute, and in 1997 he finished ISOM (Internationsl school of ministry).
He has also received civil education in ARC (American River College).
Alex Pekun had actively participated in creation of the Slavic District of the Assemblies of God USA. He was elected as General Presbyter in the General Council of the Assemblies of God on a district conference in April of 2013.
With his spouse Elena Gelis, who he married in 1989, he is raising three children.