Staff

ted_ewingTed Ewing - Ted grew up in Philadelphia and attended college at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in western PA. Over the past 35+ years, Ted has served as a youth pastor, senior pastor and university professor.

He earned a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies and a Master of Divinity from the International School of Theology, and a Ph.D. in Christian Education from Andrews University. He has been a professor at universities in California, Washington and Indiana and a pastor in southern CA, Indiana and Pennsylvania.

He’s published a Bible study curriculum on the book of Acts, numerous magazine articles and also wrote a regular newspaper column that presented a Christian worldview to a secular audience. Ted has spoken at youth and men’s retreats, seminars and camps for over three decades.

bob-brinser-photoBob Brinser – Bob Brinser is our Minister of Music and an accomplished pianist and organist familiar to many in Lancaster County. He has played in local churches, pit orchestras, local ensembles and theater groups. You can find him on the tuba, electric bass, organ or his favorite, the piano. He has also performed at the Pentagon and accompanied ensembles at Lebanon Valley College, Opera Lancaster and the Wednesday Club. Immersed in arts for a lifetime, Bob has painted murals, designed theatrical sets, coordinated vocal groups and is currently is a staff artist/painter at St. Anne’s Retirement Community. He has been married for 41 years to Cindy and is the father of two and a grandfather of one.

Johnny Krantz – Johnny is our Youth Pastor and Young Adult Liason. He is a Southern California native and recent  Lancaster County transplant after finishing his philosophy degree at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. In His spare time, Johnny is also an enthusiastic baseball fan and loves to write, exercise and explore new places.

 

 

 

 

 

Heather Stark- Heather is our Administrative Assistant and publication specialist. With a Bachelor's Degree in Bible Ministry from Lancaster Bible College, she is excited about using her administrative and organizational skills to serve God at the Mount Joy Church of God.  In her spare time, Heather likes to spend time with her husband Tyler of 7 years, and their young son Landen. She also loves a good cup of coffee, fellowship with friends, and basketball.