Pastor - Steve Gibbs
Born and raised in New Jersey, Steve and his family have lived in Lancaster County since 2006.
As a freshman in college, Steve experienced a complete transformation after he invited Jesus Christ into his life. In 1987 Steve and his wife, Beth, and their children left New Jersey and moved to Cusco, Peru, South America. They served as part of a missionary church planting team working among the Quechua people, who are descendants of the Incas. Returning to the U.S. in 2000, Steve has since worked as a pastor and has been at Landis Valley since 2010. He is also serving as a chaplain resident at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center in Reading, PA .
Steve enjoys meeting new people and outdoor activities such as running, hiking, biking and tent camping. He also likes reading, music, going to the beach, and has been a Philadelphia Phillies baseball fan since 1974.
Steve and Beth are the parents of five children and grandparents of four.
Congregational Life - Lamar & Edie Weaver
Lamar and Edie have been involved at Landis Valley for the past 30 years.
They have served as youth advisers in the past and are currently Sunday School teachers and trustees. They believe the church should be an exciting place to be part of and find great joy in seeing goals accomplished. Having been in the dairy industry for many years, they are now poultry farmers. They also drive school bus part-time. They enjoy spending time with their four married children and their grandchildren.
Community Ministries - Jim Weaver
Worship - Rosemary and Josh Blessing
Josh and Rosemary began serving as ministers of worship at Landis Valley Christian Fellowship in 2009.
Rosemary is a graduate of Eastern Mennonite University, majoring in piano performance and business administration. She currently works as a private piano instructor and is a director with the Mennonite Children’s Choir of Lancaster. Rosemary grew up at Landis Valley and has served in the worship ministry for many years.
Josh is a graduate of Penn State University and Lancaster Bible College and currently works as an account manager with McKesson Corporation. He also enjoys working with international students through American Home Life International. Josh enjoys playing guitar and singing and has also served on church worship teams for many years. Both Rosemary and Josh appreciate a blended, multi-cultural approach to worship including the use of hymns, contemporary praise songs, liturgy, singing in other languages and using non-traditional instruments.
Administration - Tom Gruber
Tom is serving as Director of Administration.
Tom is a graduate of Elizabethtown College where he majored in Accounting. Tom has worked for Sauder Eggs for over 17 years and is currently the scheduling manager for the company. Tom has been a member of Landis Valley Christian Fellowship for over 17 years.
He also serves on the Leadership Team.