Senior Pastor - Jace Erb
Jace graduated from Lancaster Bible College in 1985. He is the face of Berean’s staff as he is the main preaching pastor on Sunday mornings, as well as the representative to the community throughout the week. He provides everyday oversight of the church and staff. He leads and attends prayer meetings, Bible studies, and Sunday schools. He also visits those in our congregation who are in the hospital, or shut-in at home. He and his wife Debbie have three daughters. Jace’s favorite pastime is hunting. Jace’s favorite verse is Rev 21:3-4, “And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, Look! God’s dwelling place is now among the people, and he will dwell with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God. ‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”
Assistant Pastor - Jeff Scholl
Jeff graduated from Philadelphia Biblical University in 1991. Jeff has been the youth pastor for many years, and has discipled many young people. He recently retired from youth work and is now working in adult ministry within the church. He oversees the Sunday School program and teaches some sunday nights. He is also the visionary behind many of Berean’s dramas and special services. He is the secondary preacher on Sunday mornings. He and his wife, Stef, enjoy the great outdoors with rafting, mountain climbing, and any kind of game he can make up on the fly. Jeff’s favorite verse is Ecclesiastes 7:2, “It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny of everyone; the living should take this to heart.”
Music Pastor - Nick Garland
Nick graduated Lancaster Bible College in 2011. His main priority is leading the church in worship on Sunday morning. He also leads the worship for the youth group, and for Cornerstone. He resources music for all those at Berean who have needs in a ministry or life situation. He can never turn down someone who wants to learn music. He also teaches Sunday school, and preaches. He and his wife, Steph, have 3 children. His idea of a good time is writing and recording new worship music. Nick’s favorite verse is Psalm 33:3, “Sing to him a new song; play skillfully, and shout for joy.”
Youth Director - Caleb Erb
Caleb graduated from Lancaster Bible College in 2015. He is the youth
director and has a passion to lead and disciple the young people of Berean.
His main priorities are teaching Sunday School, preparing for Tuesday night
youth group, and planning various events and mission’s trips for the youth
throughout the year. He and his wife Mercedes have one child, Archer. He
loves being active, sports, and the outdoors along with hunting. Caleb’s
favorite verse is Joshua 1:9, “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and
courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your
God will be with you wherever you go."