Reverend Earl Ostrom graduated from Southwestern Assemblies of God College in 1957. Earl and Rosa were married and began their ministry in September 1957. Earl has served on staff at four churches in positions such as: Youth, Music and Christian Education. They have celebrated over 50 years in ministry. The Ostroms have also served the Arizona District Council of the Assemblies of God, Earl in positions of responsibility such as Youth Representative, Sunday School Representative and Sectional Presbyter and Rosa as the Women's Ministry secretary. Earl was elected to be the first full time Arizona Youth and Education Director, a position he held for 7 years. The Ostroms have three children and seven grandchildren and one great grandson.