Doug Clay was elected chief executive officer of the General Council of the Assemblies of God at the 57th General Council in August 2017. As general superintendent of the Assemblies of God, USA, part of the largest Pentecostal denomination in the world, he is a member of the denomination’s Executive Leadership Team and Executive Presbytery. The church has more than 13,000 congregations in the United States with over three million adherents. The U.S. Assemblies of God is part of a larger World Assemblies of God Fellowship with a membership of over 68 million.
Prior to his present position, Clay served the church as its general treasurer for nine years. He was superintendent of the Ohio District from 2004-2008, and pastored Calvary Assembly of God in Toledo, Ohio, from 1997-2004. Clay has also served as the Assemblies of God national youth director (1995-1997), Ohio District youth director (1989-1995) and as a youth pastor in Ohio and Iowa. He is a 1985 graduate of Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri.
Clay has a passionate love for the local church; he is a church health enthusiast and he effectively equips leaders to grow in their calling. Clay is the author of Ordered Steps and Dreaming in 3D.
He and his wife, Gail, have two grown daughters, two sons-in-law and five grandchildren.
Sydney is a native of Long Island, NY but has lived in Lakeland, Florida where she has served on staff at Harvest Church as their Kids Pastor for 12 years. She also serves as the District Kids Director for the Peninsular Florida District Council. Sydney has received her Master of Arts in Ministerial Leadership from Southeastern University and is an Ordained Minister with the Assemblies of God. She is married to her wonderful husband Robbie Morrow, who also serves in ministry at Harvest Church as Associate Pastor. Sydney is the proud mom of five amazing kids; Jude, 11; Liam, 10; Taylor, 10; Bayleigh, 7 and Joseph, 5. Sydney loves COLLEGE Football especially her AUBURN TIGERS and you will often find her screaming WAR EAGLE on Saturday’s between September and January. She loves to cook Italian food and finds spending time in her kitchen very therapeutic. Sydney is passionate about families and kids and believes that it is her honor to be able to serve and help equip parents to raise incredible kids who know, love and serve God.