Monthly Message from the Pastor

 

Meet the Spiritual Team

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Brian Markle

Pastor

Hi, my name is Pastor Brian Markle.  I am the pastor of the West York Church of the Brethren.  I have been in fulltime ministry for more than ten years and have been at West York COB since January 2020.  I began my working career as a Health & Physical Education teacher working in the elementary system and coaching varsity football.  I moved to private industry after seven years of teaching/coaching and accepted a position in management in the woodworking industry.  After twenty-five years of successful management positions including General Manager, I transitioned to fulltime ministry after several years of required ministerial schooling.
I am married to Nancy for thirty-five years and together we have four children, nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  I was born and raised in York County and was blessed to travel many parts of the world as a part of management in the wood industry.  Nancy and I enjoy the mission field and have been blessed to do mission work both within the U.S. and beyond our borders.  We have especially enjoyed several mission trips to Guatemala.
Being a pastor is both challenging and rewarding today.  I look forward to continuing my work ministering in our church and community.

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Beth Marshall

Music Coordinator

A passionate speaker and an inspirational spiritual guide, Beth plays a vital part of our church. She is a talented music director who leads our choir and musicians in inspirational worship.

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Judith Wallace

Faith Community Nurse

Judith is responsible for encouraging and maintaining our church’s focus on health and wellness.

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Lois Hinson

Child Education Director

Lois Hinson's love for the little ones is seen in everything she does to maintain a loving, caring preschool that provides a solid foundation for children.

 

Meet Our Leadership Team and Support Staff

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Bill Fulmele

Leadership Team Chairperson

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Mike Parente

Assistant Chairperson & Service and Outreach Chair

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Jacob Hershey

Treasurer

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Landon Eshbach

Church Clerk

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Barb Sloat

Church Secretary

 

Ministry Team Chairpersons

Stewardship: Brenda Myers

Property and Grounds: Brian Allabach

Music and Worship: Nancy Markle

Education: Wanda Keefer

Service and Outreach/ Assistant Chair: Mike Parente

Deacon: Cindy Heist