Virgil Gordon Glenn III was reared and educated in Boston, Massachusetts. He holds the Bachelor of Arts degree from Suffolk University with a double major in Print Journalism and Philosophy. He also holds the Masters of Divinity degree from Boston University School of Theology. Rev. Glenn was ordained an itinerant elder at the former Kansas-Nebraska Annual Conference of the AME Church in 2001. Rev. Glenn is one of the youngest pastors in the Midwest North District. It has been said of Rev. Glenn that, “he is a young man with an old soul.” Before being appointed the pastor of St. John, he served as the pastor of Grant Chapel AME Church in Kansas City, St. Luke AME Church in Kansas City, St. Paul AME Church in Olathe and Hall’s Chapel AME Church in Newton, Kansas.