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Senior Pastor

Sports Team: Whoever wins the Super Bowl, because that’s the only game I watch.
Least Favorite Sports Team: Whoever loses the Super Bowl
Restaurant: County Grill
Favorite Movie: Man from Snowy River
Favorite Album: U2 Songs of Innocence
Favorite Song: Knowing You, Jesus
Favorite Podcast: Michael Hyatt
Favorite TV Show: NCIS
Favorite Food: Ribs
Favorite Candy Bar: Snickers
Favorite Scripture Verse: Phil. 4:13
Craziest Thing I have Ever Done: I once ran a marathon in VA. Beach
Interesting fact that most would not know about me or my family: I secretly believe
I have the best, most wonderful wife and family in the world.
What am I reading right now: “Moving your invisible boundaries” Dr. Jim Richards
What I like to do when I’m not at work: Run, dream, be where Holly is.

Children's Pastor

Sports Team: Ducks

Restaurant: Sergios

Favorite Movie: Batman

Favorite Non-Fiction Book: A Long Way Gone

Favorite Album: DMB Live Trax 13

Favorite Song: This I Believe

Favorite Download: History of Rome

Favorite Podcast: Communion Sanctorum

Favorite Website: youtube

Favorite TV Show:  The Office

Favorite Food:   Any form of pizza

Favorite Candy Bar: Butterfingers

Favorite Scripture Verse:  1 John 4:4

Craziest Thing I have Ever Done: Hike 2,165 miles in one trip with my brother

Interesting fact that most would not know about me or my family: I’ve lived in at least 6 states and have visited most

What am I reading right now: Good Leaders ask Great Questions by John C. Maxwell

What I like to do when I’m not at work: kayak, snowboard and chill with me familias

Little Lights Director

Sports Team: The only sports I watch is the Super Bowl and I usually cheer for the underdog.
Restaurant: Outback or Texas Roadhouse
Favorite Movie: Lord of the Rings
Favorite Non-Fiction Book: How To Win Friends and Influence People
Favorite Album: Any kind of Bethel music
Favorite Show: love the CSI shows
Favorite Food: Angie’s kettle corn
Favorite Candy: Peanut M&Ms and Reeses
Interesting fact that most would not know about me: I used to cut hair and do perms for family and friends.
What am I reading right now: Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges are Falling Through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them
What I like to do when I’m not at work: Read fiction and spend time with my family
Favorite scripture verse: Isaiah 43:1

Associate/Youth Pastor

Sports Team: Redskins, Redskins, and Redskins
Least Favorite Sports Team: Cowboys, Cowboys, and Cowboys
Restaurant: Cheesecake Factory
Favorite Movie: Gladiator
Favorite Non-Fiction Book: All of them
Favorite Album: Gun’s & Roses- Appetite for Destruction
Favorite Song: “I Exalt Thee”
Favorite Download- none
Favorite Podcast: Bill Johnson
Favorite Website: ESPN
Favorite TV Show: Anything Action Related
Favorite Food: Cheeseburgers
Favorite Candy Bar: Snickers
Favorite Scripture Verse: Romans 12:2
Craziest Thing I have Ever Done: No Comment
Interesting fact that most would not know about me or my family: I like to collect action figures
What am I reading right now: “Courageous Leadership” Hybles
What I like to do when I’m not at work: Golf, hike, spend time with my family

Worship & Arts
Favorite Teams: Eagles, Phillies, Sixers, Flyers, Penn State, Golden State Warriors
Least Favorite Teams  Cowboys, Yankees, Cavaliers
Favorite Restaurant: Red Robin, Chipotle, Chick-fil-A
Favorite Movie: Star Wars
Nonfiction book “Celebration of Discipline” Dr. Richard Foster
Favorite Album Brian McKnight “Anytime” Boys II Men “The Best of Boys II Men”
Favorite Song “My Favorite Things” Joey Alexander “Here for You” Matt Redman
Favorite Download: Apple Remote #AppleNerd
Favorite Podcast:  PTI (Pardon the Interruption)
Favorite TV Show: Scorpion
Favorite Food: Buffalo Chicken Strips/Chipotle Salad
Favorite Dessert: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
Favorite Bible Verse: Acts 4:13
Crazy thing I’ve Done: With a 2-year-old and a 3-month-old We packed them up and drove through the night to go to the World Series Parade when the Phillies won the World Series in 2008
Something you probably don’t know about me: I really like R & B and Gospel Music, Finished second in Karaoke contest for a cruise while singing the song “End of the Road” by Boys II Men
What Am I currently reading: How to Stop the Pain Dr. Jim Richards
What do you like to do when not at work: Anything with my family, play basketball, football, baseball, cycling, golf, play music, fix things
Office Manager

Favorite Movie: The Princess Bride
Favorite Non-Fiction Book: Life Without Limits by Nick Vujicic
Favorite Restaurant: Texas Roadhouse
Favorite Song: Over the Rainbow (by Judy Garland)
Favorite Podcast: LWC sermons
Favorite Website: BibleGateway
Favorite TV Show: Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD
Favorite Food: Lasagna with garlic toast & IBC Rootbeer
Favorite Candy bar: Chocolate covered caramels from Trader Joe’s
Favorite Scripture verse: Psalm 34:8 – Taste and see that the Lord is good
Craziest/strangest thing I’ve ever done: Got my black belt in karate at age 30
Interesting fact most would not know about me or my family: I was an extra in the movie “Major Payne”, at the very end when the camera panned over to the cheering crowd.
What I’m reading right now: Secrets for Winning at Work by Mike Murdock
What I like to do when I’m not at work: Go to the movies or go camping with my husband and 2 daughters

Missions Director

Favorite Sports Team: US Olympic Equestrian Team
Least Favorite Team: Anyone in WW Wrestling
Restaurant: Ruby Tuesday
Favorite Movie: The Court Jester with Danny Kaye
Favorite Non-Fiction Book: The Bible
Favorite Album: Beethoven’s 5th Symphony
Favorite Cassette: Really?
Favorite 8 track tape: Now you’re just being silly.
Favorite Song: Amazing Grace
Favorite Download: Star Trek: Spock vs Q
Favorite Pod Cast: Christian the Lion
Favorite Website: Tributaries International
Favorite TV Show: Castle
Favorite Food: Ice Cream
Favorite Candy Bar: Heath Bar
Favorite Scripture Verse: Philippians 4:11-13
Craziest thing you’ve ever done: Smuggled Bibles into Communist China
Interesting fact most would not know about me or my family: I’ve lived in or visited 32 states, 5 continents, and 18 countries around the world
What am I reading now? More than a Prophet (an insider’s response to Muslim Beliefs)
What I like to do when I’m not at work: write, hang out with family especially the grand kids

Events Coordinator

Sports team: Redskins (by marriage) I go to the parties for the food
Least Favorite Team: Cowboys (it had to be, right?)
Restaurant: Ruby Tuesday (the GM there is very handsome, so I married him)
Favorite Movie: Disney’s Tarzan, Singin’ in the Rain
Favorite Non­Fiction Book: The Power of a Praying Wife, Stormie Omartian
Favorite Album: Hotel California
Favorite 8­Track: Neil Diamond, Alabama
Favorite Cassette: Heart
Favorite Song: Don’t Stop Believin, Journey
Favorite Download: Pinterest App
Favorite Podcast: Andy Stanley
Favorite website: Craigslist
Favorite TV Show: The Office, Law & Order
Favorite Food: Mom’s Chicken and Dumplings, Sushi
Favorite Candy: Lindts Dark Chocolate
Favorite Scripture Verse: Philippians 4:6,7
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving,
present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard
your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Craziest/Strangest Thing I’ve Ever Done: Earned a Black Belt after a midnight testing
Interesting fact most would not know about me: Worked as an on air personality and sang in a
Dinner Theater for 7 years
What I just read: No Perfect People Allowed, John Burke
What I like to do when I’m not at work: OBX with my hubby and 3 kids, take in a flick, try a new

Zach Helm, game developer extraordinaire
Web Master

Sports Teams: Ravens & Mariners
Restaurant: Juan’s
Favorite Movie: The Pianist
Favorite Album: Jesus Culture’s Reconstructed Vol.1
Favorite iPhone Game: Crossy Road
Favorite Website: that one
Favorite TV Show: Hawaii Five-O
Favorite Food: Quaesadillas
Favorite Candy Bar: Twix
Favorite Scripture: John 15
Craziest/strangest thing I’ve ever done: Swam a marathon with a headache (still working on crazier things)
Interesting fact most would not know about me: I am learning Russian and Chinese
What I’m reading right now: Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance
What I like to do when I’m not at work: Go on adventures, play games, and learn things