Meet the Pastor


Rev. Russell (Rusty) Allanson

Founding and Lead Pastor

The Rev. Russell (Rusty) Allanson, Lead Pastor, graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Management from Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana. He also graduated cum laude with an M.Div. from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Also, Rev. Allanson is a Certified Church Planter through Duke Divinity School on the campus of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

Prior to beginning THE PROMiSE, Rev. Allanson was Lead Pastor for North Salem United Methodist Church for six years. He was the first chosen of thirteen ministers who took specialized training to give birth to new churches.


“There is a deep desire to share the good news of Jesus Christ in every way possible.”