Nebraska NDI district president passes away unexpectedly
By Nazarene Discipleship International, | 13 Sep 2023
Barry Kennard, 54, of Hastings, Nebraska, passed away 11 August 2023. Kennard served as co-lead pastor of Lakeside Community Church in Hastings, alongside his wife, Krystal Kennard. He also served as the NDI president for the Nebraska District.
The Kennard family were visiting relatives in Vancouver, Washington, when Barry had a sudden medical emergency and passed away.
“Dr. Barry Kennard was a pastor who served God and the church he loved passionately and with great commitment,” said Dan Cole, Nebraska district superintendent. “His wife, Rev. Krystal Kennard, was his partner in ministry. His daughters, Kamille, Kara, and Kassidy, were his pride and joy. The church has lost a warrior for the cause of Christ.”
Barry is survived by his parents, Bruce and Barbara; his wife, Krystal; and daughters, Kassidy, Kara, and Kamille.
A Celebration of Life for Pastor Barry Kennard took place at Lakeside Community Church in Hastings, Nebraska, on Saturday, September 2.