Pastor Maxwell Ware
Reverend Maxwell H. Ware is the Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Church, (formerly called Cornerstone Christian Church, and Cornerstone Community Church of God) located in the village of Kings Contrivance, in Columbia, Maryland. Pastor Ware was raised in Columbus Ohio. He committed his life totally to Christ in the spring of 1962, and was filled with the Holy Spirit soon afterwards. He has served the Lord since that time.
He has served the local church in various capacities such as: Youth Leader, Sunday School Teacher, Building Fund Chairman, Treasurer, a Board of Trustee Member, Teacher in School of the Bible, and as an Associate Minister . He has served as an Associate Minister for 14 years at Long Reach Church of God prior to founding Cornerstone.
He has served the national church as Vice Chairman of Warner Press Company Board of Directors, and is active in the CDP District of the Church of God.
Under God’s direction he founded the Cornerstone Community Church of God in September 6, 1998.Pastor Ware served in the military during the Vietnam era and he holds the rank of a major in the United State Army. He also served in private industry where he was Vice President of GE Financial Assurance Co. In the Commercial Real Estate Department, and was responsible for commercial mortgage lending in the Northeast Region. Pastor Ware earned a BGS Degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and an MBA from Adelphi University in Long Island, New York. He also attended Central Bible College for two years studying many bible courses. Pastor Ware's beloved wife Beverly Ware past away in Feburary 2010 and they have five grown children, and seven grandchildren.