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Bobby Parschauer

Lead Pastor

After growing up overseas and serving as a missionary in Austria, God has developed in Bobby a love and passion for teaching and sharing the Word of God. It is exciting to see God at work globally and how Scripture changes lives. In 2007, he and his wife, Jen, along with their 3 children joined CFC, and soon after the Lord led him into the position of Lead Pastor.

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Jason Craig

Executive Pastor

Jason partners with the lead pastor and elder board to generate vision, while facilitating the administration board and supervising the staff and volunteer ministry coordinators. With 14 years of youth ministry experience split between Young Life and CFC, Jason and his family served as missionaries in Ethiopia for three years before returning to Lancaster in 2014. Jason is married to his childhood sweetheart, Emily and together they have three young daughters.

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Ruth Hinerdeer

Operations Manager

Ruth's journey at CFC began 21 years ago when she and her husband, Bryan, sought to find a new church for their family. They visited CFC the last day of services at the ski shop and followed the journey from the Primary Center in Landisville to Bethel Drive. After over 35 years in the "corporate world" God lead Ruth to her current staff position a little over 15 years ago. The position has grown from an office job to a true ministry! Ruth and Bryan have 2 children who are both married.

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Steve Graybeal

Operations | Facilities Coordinator

After retiring from a career in the printing industry, Steve felt the Lord calling him to use his gifts as a ministry to serve CFC while helping others in need. Steve and Ruth work together to coordinate maintenance, repair projects, and safety inspections for our church building and property. “My personal mission is to continue to keep our facilities in excellent condition so that every member and guest feels safe and welcome to worship God and become committed followers of Christ.

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Kim Bushey

Housekeeping

After owning a residential cleaning company for years, Kim joined CFC as housekeeper, allowing her a more flexible schedule to be home more for her family. She enjoys preparing our church week after week for all those who come to worship! A verse she considers frequently as she cleans is: Whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him. Colossians 3:17 That even goes for cleaning! Kim lives in Mount Joy with her husband, Grant and their sons, Alex and Josh.

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Andrea Steffy

Housekeeping Assistant

Andrea began attending CFC in the summer of 2018 with her husband, Greg. Having served as Cleaning Crew Coordinator at a previous church, she became interested in the job for part time Housekeeper Assistant. She enjoys working behind the scenes to support and encourage those in Leadership at CFC-and considers it a pleasure to help keep the Lord’s house clean and bright for all who enter through the doors. Andrea lives near Mountville with her husband Greg.

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Tricia Garber

Communications Manager

Tricia manages the flow of information at CFC, creates written content, and assists ministries in communication efforts. Tricia has attended and served at CFC since 1997 in the areas of Children’s Ministry, Capital Stewardship, Hospitality, and Women’s Ministry. A graduate of Penn State, she has 7 years in sales experience and 10 years in marketing at Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Co. She is excited to use what she has learned in the corporate setting to serve God and His church. Tricia, her husband Mark, and three boys, Avery, Andrew, and Aaron live in Lancaster.

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Patrick Kirkham

Community Groups Director

As the leader of the community groups ministry at CFC, Patrick has the opportunity to live out his passion in life by developing and encouraging leaders and connecting people into a fellowship that nourishes and challenges at the same time. This kind of fellowship allows us to share each others burdens and truly explore what it means to follow Christ. He and his wife, Lori, live in Lancaster and have been part of the CFC family for almost five years.

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Alyssa Knor

Community Kids Director

Alyssa directs and oversees Community Kids, our ministry to children ages birth - 4th grade, partnering with families and teams of volunteers to help kids grow in faith, wisdom and friendship. Alyssa loves working with kids and discovered this passion when teaching Sunday school as Middle Schooler. She is passionate about the church and believes we are uniquely positioned to create a loving, safe and honest environment for kids unlike anywhere else. She and her husband, Dan, live in East Petersburg.

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Allison Hoover

Early Childhood Coordinator

As the Early Childhood Coordinator, Allison oversees the preschool program here at CFC. She is passionate about providing the next generation of young Christians a starting foundation in their walk with the Lord. Prior to taking on this role, she spent six years as an occupational therapist assistant working with children ages 3-5 with learning disabilities. After becoming a member at CFC, she served as a teacher for a few years and quickly fell in love with the Community Kids environment. Allison, her husband Tyler, and their daughter Eliana live in Elizabethtown with their dog Luna.

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Mikayla Beers

Nursery Coordinator

Mikayla has attended CFC for two years and is now serving as our Nursery Coordinator. She is also currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Biblical studies and her Master’s degree in Family, Couple, and Marriage Counseling at Lancaster Bible College. She is passionate about helping family units grow closer to Christ by building relationships with both parents and children. She spends her spare time babysitting, playing soccer, and hanging out with her family and friends.

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Dave Towers

Men's Ministry Director

Dave has a passion for mentorship and men’s ministry. As Men’s Ministry Director, he seeks God’s wisdom to build into the men of CFC and equip them to influence those around them with the power of the gospel. Dave works full-time at Men of Iron. The experience and leadership he brings to CFC is well deployed in the role of Men’s Ministry Director. Dave, his wife Emily, and their children; Elijah, Liliana, and Tobias live in Landisville.

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Eric Gregory

Student Ministry Director

Eric serves as the Student Ministry Director, overseeing our ministry to students from 5th-12th grade. He grew up as a missionary kid in South Africa where he developed a passion for discipling students and has served in various student ministry roles both locally and overseas. He is passionate about partnering with parents and leaders to see students come to know Jesus, make their faith their own, and live out the gospel. Eric met his wife Jen when they both served together in student ministry. They have one young son, Oliver.

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Karli Broomell

Student Community Coorinator

Karli works alongside our Student Ministry Director and oversees the 5th and 6th grade Student Community at CFC. Karli has a passion for seeing the next generation rise up in the church. She believes youth have the largest growing influence in the world and she desires to equip students with the truth and skills to be a light. Prior to joining CFC, Karli taught 5th and 6th grade students in a public school setting for five years. She and her husband, David, live in East Petersburg.

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Mandy Moore

Women's Ministry Director

Mandy Moore has been leading our Women's Ministry since 2015. She is passionate about helping individuals connect to God through the study of the Bible and in authentic community. She designs Bible studies and events for women where this can happen. Mandy married her high school sweetheart, Brian, and together they have five children.

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Lauren Becker

Worship Arts Director

After moving back to Lancaster with her family in 2020, Lauren began volunteering in CFC’s worship ministry as a vocalist/pianist. With a degree in music education, 15+ years in ministry, and experience creating and managing her own interior design company, she now serves as Worship Arts Director for CFC. Lauren is passionate about intentionally creating the space for people to meet with the Lord, and about stewarding the talents and passions of her team so that they are all “living a life worthy of the calling they have received.” She is thrilled to be leading the Worship Arts ministry, bringing the gospel through worship and the arts to edify the body of CFC. Lauren, her husband Jerry, and their three sons live in Manheim Township.

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Julia Horn

Worship Arts Coordinator

As the Worship Arts Coordinator, Julia uses her administrative gifts to work alongside the Worship Director to schedule team members, organize worship events, and assist in the planning and preparation of weekend services. She also takes part in managing the CFC website with our Communications Manager. Julia lives in Lititz with her husband, Nate, and daughter, Savannah.

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Adam Jepson


Adam moved to Lancaster with his family in 2017 and decided to make CFC their church home shortly thereafter. Previously in full time ministry working with high school and college students, Adam joined his wife Meagan and now run their own business - The Jepsons, which produces wedding photos and film. He loves that he has this opportunity to create appealing content while also pointing people to Jesus. When not at church or shooting weddings on weekends, you can find Adam playing with is three kids (Ava, Eli, and Cece), tossing a frisbee with his chocolate lab, Hobbes, taking on a new culinary adventure with his grill, watching sports (college football is his favorite!), or playing tabletop games with his friends.

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Riley Martin

Technology Coordinator

Riley is in the middle of a college education at Lancaster Bible College in Worship Arts with a minor in Live Production. His search for a new church while in college ended when he found CFC, and lead to being involved with the worship team in late summer 2022. His volunteer capacity was quickly increased and the opportunity to place him in the Tech Coordinator position became a perfect fit. Riley is extremely passionate about music and the streamlining of technology here at CFC. He is currently a Junior at LBC with multiple years of worship team leading experience under his belt, with as much behind the scenes tech involvement that time allows. Riley is a huge car enthusiast and will always entertain a conversation about them. He also enjoys BMX, Fender guitars and basses, and the band Colony House.

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Jeff Comeaux

Step Forward Director

Jeff and his wife Elizabeth returned to Lancaster after serving with a ministry in Colorado. Here they live closer to most of their adult sons and get to spend more time with their first granddaughter. They were drawn to CFC's vibrant devotion to relationships built on God's word. Jeff is developing and facilitating Step Forward for young adult college graduates. This community-centered program equips young adults for leadership and helps them discern their long term calling to ministry in the church or marketplace. For fun, Jeff enjoys biking, projects with wood, and experimenting in the kitchen by using recipes as helpful suggestions.

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George Kay

Safety and Security Coordinator

George has attended CFC since September of 2019. He leads our Safety and Security Team and has always found fulfillment in using his gifts to serve the church. His years of church leadership experience have prepared him to lead this team of dedicated volunteers, which allows the people of CFC to worship in a safe and secure environment. George and his wife Deb live in Mount Joy and have 2 married children and 7 grandchildren.

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Mandy Youtz

Social Media Manager

Mandy manages CFC’s social media presence. She started attending CFC in 2016. Mandy also serves on the Writing and Research Team for the Women’s Ministry and as a preschool teacher for Community Kids. She is grateful for the opportunity to combine her love of content creation with her desire to serve the Lord. Mandy lives in Lancaster with her husband, Ben, and their three girls: Elyse, Evelyn, and Ella.

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Mark Johnston

Elder

Mark came to know the Lord at a Billy Graham crusade in 1973. He is committed to seeing CFC grow and thrive by consistently upholding the integrity of the Scriptures, doing things decently and in order, and furthering its focus on reaching the lost with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. A respected physician, a retired U.S. Navy captain, and a leader in overseas medical ministries, Mark and his lovely wife, Lavonne, have three grown children and a growing brood of grandchildren.

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Mike Towers

Elder

During his freshman year of college the Bible came to life as Mike was convicted of sin and energized to follow Jesus wholeheartedly. After serving at CFC in student ministry and leading community groups, he had the privilege to serve as an elder. His wife, Kelly, is a constant encouragement and beacon of true faith and commitment to God. Mike and Kelly are blessed with two inspiring daughters, and an energetic son.

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Jesse O’Hara

Elder

Jesse grew up as a pastor's kid and has developed a passion for serving the church. He and Kara are graduates of Eastern University and serve on Frontline and as Community Group leaders. Jesse works in the greenhouse industry, as a grower and manager, and also runs his own woodworking business. Recently, Jesse kindled a love for cross-cultural missions through CFC’s work in Austria. Jesse and Kara are parents to three young children, Juliana, Trystan, and Piper.

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Lee DeRemer

Elder

Lee asked Jesus to take over his life at age 33 after years of Godly influence of his Air Force peers and his pastor while stationed in Montana. Lee appreciates CFC’s faithfulness to the truth, hope, and love found in God’s Word, because they help us live and serve in a culture that desperately needs them. He has led men’s and teen ministries, and his wife Marcie is a trusted mentor to many women. Lee is currently employed as the Director of People and Culture at Lancaster Bible College. Lee and Marcie celebrate 36 years of marriage, two grown children, their spouses, and two grandchildren.

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Chris Rich

Elder

Chris grew up in Mount. Airy, Maryland as a pastor’s kid and grandkid. He went to Grove City College to play football and earned a degree in Biblical and Religious Studies and a minor in Communications. Chris and his wife Johanna were part of a core team to plant a church in Frederick, MD. They moved to Lancaster for Chris to be the Pennsylvania State Director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He now serves as the Vice President of Field Ministry for the Mid-Atlantic Region of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Chris and Johanna have three boys, Blake, Carter, and Colin.

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Mike Mitchell

Admin Board Member

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Jack Risser

Admin Board

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Becky Velazquez

Admin Board Member

Becky serves on the Admin Board as Assistant Treasurer. She has worked in the Accounting/Finance field for years and was looking to use her skills in a non-profit setting and is happy to be serving at CFC. She reconciles the general ledger accounts, presents the monthly financial statements to the Board each month and assists in the annual budgeting process. Becky lives in Lancaster and has one son, Zach.

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Jim Vieland

Admin Board Member

Before his senior year of high school, Jim came to know Christ through a Fellowship of Christian Athletes Bible study. Jim has served in many capacities at CFC over the years and joined our Administration Board as Human Resources Coordinator in 2019. His passion is in building teamwork and identifying and developing strengths. Jim is a graduate of Grove City College, and is currently the Operations Manager at Simon Lever. Prior to entering the business world, Jim spent many years in education serving as both teacher and coach. He lives in Rohrerstown with his wife, Jessica, and their four children: Josiah, Greta, Simeon, and Ayla.

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Laurel Tuckey

Step Forward Apprentice - Student Ministry

Laurel came to CFC in the Spring of 2023, and shortly after, she joined the team as an Apprentice in the Step Forward Program. During this time she intends to grow closer to Jesus, spread joy, and use her abilities to contribute to the cause of the church. While most of her efforts will go toward Student Ministry, she will also help in Worship Arts and Communications. Laurel loves the outdoors in every season. She is happy as a clam with a cup of tea in her hand.

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Sam Gross

Step Forward Apprentice - Worship Arts

Sam’s search for a college internship led him to CFC. After joining the Step Forward program, he has been involved in worship on stage playing piano and on the audio team. Currently pursuing a degree in Music Composition at Lancaster Bible College. Sam has a passion for music and aims to become a film composer, writing the scores for movies, TV, and video games. He has a love for folk music, which has expanded his playing into guitar as well. When he has the time Sam heads home to Selinsgrove and Northumberland PA, where he cooks, spends time outdoors, and hangs out with friends and his brothers.

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Evelyn Scott

Step Forward Apprentice - Women's Ministry

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