Irv and Barbara Horseman
past congregational leaders of Rosh Pina
Irv Horseman is currently serving as the joint Congregational Leader of Rosh Pina Messianic Synagogue in Owings Mills, MD., along with his wife Barbara. Irv has been associated with the Messianic movement since the late 70s and has been an active member of Rosh Pina for the past 25 years. He served as an elder on the leadership team for 16 years and became the senior leader in 2004. His main interests have been learning the Hebrew language and various Jewish studies in order to “…rightly divide the word of truth” (II Tim. 2:14). Also, he explores how Y’shua lived as Messiah and an Israeli Rabbi in his earthly ministry. Irv wants to share this passion in order to help others in their enthusiasm to learn, love and follow Y’shua through the Scriptures.
Serving Tikkun America:
- He was ordained, in 1994, as a Messianic Leader by Tikkun International. Tikkun’s main objective and functions are to help train/facilitate its member and associated Congregations in ways to reach Jewish people with the Good News of salvation through Y’shua (Jesus) their Messiah and to continue to live as Jews, according to His teachings. Also to connect with the larger body of believers and to help them better understand the Jewish roots of their faith.
Serving other ministries:
- He has been involved periodically in speaking and teaching for the UMJC (Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations).
- Also, teaching in various churches that have been open to learn about G-d’s Appointed Feasts (Holy Days), the Jewish life cycle and also the Jewish background of the New Covenant.