Our Staff

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Pastor Mark Hager

Pastor Mark has served at BVCC since 2004, when he and his wife Amy were hired as Youth Directors. Mark took on the role of pastor in 2008. He is also the director of the Bally Community Center. Mark is a graduate of Temple University where he was involved on campus with Campus Crusade for Christ. Before coming to BVCC Mark spent 15 years as a middle school teacher of science and math in Christian schools. Mark also spent one year in Guinea, West Africa as a missionary teacher. Mark’s seminary experience is from Biblical Theological Seminary and Seminary of the East, both in Pennsylvania. Mark has a passion for ministry and service and believes in reaching out to others in love, knowing that Jesus Christ is the way to peace in our lives.

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Gala Lutz

Gala has served as Director of Music Ministries since 2004 and was hired as the Administrative Assistant in 2012. She serves as the choir director and pianist for the church. Gala has a degree in sacred music from Messiah College. Her love of music is evident to all as she seeks to serve the Lord with the talents and abilities with which God has blessed her.

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Dave & Holly Jones

Dave Jones currently serves as the Assistant to the Pastor, and for the past two years he and his wife, Holly, have served as Co-Youth Leaders alongside Mark and Amy Hager. Additionally, they lead the church’s Praise Team and facilitate a night at the Bally Community Center. Both are graduates of Messiah College. Dave teaches Health and Physical Education at Boyertown High School, and Holly is a Home Health Care Nurse for Grand View Hospital. Their desire is to spread the love and joy of Christ throughout the community.

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Pastor Robert Gerhart

Pastor Gerhart is the former pastor of BVCC where he served for nearly 20 years. Currently he assists with pastoral care and visitation of shut-ins and those in the hospital.

Spiritual Council

These are the men and women who serve as spiritual leaders to the church and the pastor.

Elders:

  • Harvey Bauman
  • Doug Kriebel
  • Earl Schaffer

Deacons:

  • Mike Hendricks
  • Kenton Knarr
  • Bob Snyder
  • Mike Hetrick

Deaconesses:

  • Diane Lawrence
  • Linda Kriebel
  • Tammy Taylor
  • Jill Hendricks
  • Kelly Hetrick

Church Council

Church Council is made up of representatives from the different committees of the church. We come together as a Council to make decisions as a body about the day to day business of the church.