Kelly has a rich history in the PNW and with the Pentecostal Church of God. He has had many mentors and leaders since the beginning years in a little PCG church in the mountains of Idaho. Kelly began preaching at the age of 16 and has never turned back. He married his high school sweetheart and they have two adult daughters, who have added their husbands and six grandchildren to the family.
They began pastoring in the Clearwater Valley in North Central Idaho back in 1987. While pastoring they have been on several mission trips around the world. Kelly has served as sectional presbyter, district presbyter, district secretary and now district bishop, while remaining on pastoral staff at the Life Center in Kamiah, Idaho. As bishop, Kelly, along with the other PNW District leaders are focusing on minister development, strengthening our churches and planting new churches for the future.