Leadership Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.

churchimagePASTORS and LEADERS:

 
Lead  Pastor, Pat Kelly
Pastor Pat Kelly serves as the Lead Pastor of Caring Community. Pat and his wife, Beth, planted Caring Community Church in 1991 after graduating from Winebrenner Theological Seminary in Findlay, OH. Pat and Beth are always willing to lend a helping hand to whoever is in need. You can find them teaching Sunday School, leading a Bible study, singing on the worship team, and drinking lots of coffee!  They have two grown children and two grandchildren.
 
Associate Pastor, Sheldon Ames
Pastor Sheldon Ames serves Caring Community as the associate pastor with primary emphasis in overseeing outreach.  Sheldon and his wife Debbie have served the church since the first day it opened.  Sheldon became one of the first elders in 1992 and served in the capacity until leaving for Winebrenner Theological Seminary in August of 2010.  During those years, he and Debbie taught Bible Studies and Sunday School classes and helped where ever needed.  Sheldon also started the Caring In Action outreach ministry, did pulpit supply, and property maintenance.  Upon graduation from seminary and returning to Pennsylvania, he accepted his current position.  Prior to seminary, Sheldon was a Harrisburg Police officer, retiring in 2004.  He and Debbie have three sons, and seven grandchildren.
 
Missionary Leaders, Tim and Bim Arthun
MISSIONARIES IN SERVICE IN HAITI:  Tim and Bim Arthun visited Haiti early in 2012, as part of a mission team.  While there they became acquainted with the ‘Water Project’ that installed sand filters to provide clean water to Haitian families.  Shortly after returning to their home in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, they felt God’s call to go back to Haiti to take charge of the Water Project efforts in that region.  In September, 2012 Tim and Bim returned to Borel, Haiti and began their missionary service to the people of that region.  Read more:
 
Executive Assistant,  Loraine Sersch
Loraine Sersch became our Church Secretary June 11, 2007.  She and Bill, her husband of 44 years, are an integral part of the church.  Loraine always has a smile on her face and a funny story to share.  Bill can be found doing whatever job is necessary.  Bill and Loraine have two children and four grandchildren that they absolutely adore.
 
ELDERS                                                   
Ernie and Dawnelle Corty
Steve and Dana Eckels                        
Joe and Connie Laudermilch                    
Bryan and Megan Noel
Jim and Wendy Noel
Kent and Marla Sheaffer
 
DEACONS
Jerry & Sudie Callahan
Todd and Sue Collare
Ralph and Carol Palm