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Emanuel Church - Loganville, PA Emanuel Church - Loganville, PA

Church Staff Church Staff

Reverend Peter Raser - Pastor -

 Pastor Peter (Raser) grew up across the Susquehanna from Harrisburg in the small town of Summerdale.  His father was a band director and his mother taught piano.  Both were church professionals, serving as organist and choir director at Linglestown (Life) UMC.  Peter plays keyboards and guitar and sings.  He is a graduate of East Pennsboro High School; and Jacksonville State University where he studied Sociology. 
 Peter graduated with a Master of Divinity degree from Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta; and was ordained an Elder in the North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church.  He has served churches in Alabama and Pennsylvania for the past 21 years.  He enjoys hiking, poetry, cooking, tennis and reading.

Chris Bixby - Trustee

Chairman Pastor Staff Relations committee and Member Finance Committee

Paul Brown - Consultant to Trustees
Sally Brown - Administrative Council Recording Secretary

Member of Pastor/Staff Relations Committee and Finance Committee Member and Church Organist

John Elicker - Member of Pastor/Staff Relations Committee -

Member of Committee on Lay Leadership (Nominations) and Lay Delegate to Annual Conference -

Member of Administrative Council, Communications Manager and webmaster for this site


Lew Elicker - Administrative Council Chairperson, Financial Secretary,

Finance Committee Chairperson, Weekly Bulletin Author and Choir Director (717) 428-1410

Linda Elicker - Administrative Council Member at large

Finance Committee Member, Trustee, Lay Leader, Alternate Lay Member to Annual Conference and Member of Pastor/Staff Relations Committee

Maryellen Frey - Custodian
Nancy (Nan) Hershner - Administrative Council Member at large
Mary Kraft - Treasurer

Administrative Council and Finance Committee Member, and Children's Church Coordinator

Joe Shamer - Trustee
Joanne Townsend - Member of Committee on Lay Leadership (Nominations)

Resident Certified Lay Speaker

Dan Withers - Trustee
Brad Yost - Trustee Chairperson