Staff

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church is blessed with an office and program staff who faithfully serve alongside the rostered leaders of the church. They along with our many volunteers help transform the vision of our ministry into reality!

Program Staff

Rev. Craig Ross

Rev. Craig Ross

Senior Pastor

I have always appreciated the positive perspective on life and faith that is here… the broad range of life/social/political perspectives in our congregation… and the staff with whom I am blessed to work.

Rev. Sarah Teichmann

Rev. Sarah Teichmann

Pastor of Christian Formation

I love working in a staff where we are able to use each other’s strengths for the glory of God. I am energized by the lay leaders of the church and the creative ways they can extend the mission of Jesus to congregational members and our community.

Sister Dottie Almoney

Sister Dottie Almoney

Director of Education & Outreach

Our youth grow into faithful disciples through education, fellowship and service. I am also excited about the new social ministries in which we are partnering with other Manheim Township churches, such as Lydia’s Closet and Homes for Hope.

Vicar Nancy Brody

Vicar Nancy Brody

Vicar

Vicar Nancy grew up in Dahlgren, Virginia. Lutheran worship and theology retrofitted and proactively bathed her mosaic of Christian experience with a transformative wash of undeserved, unearned, unlimited grace, sustained by word and sacrament.

Lorraine DiBernardo

Lorraine DiBernardo

Preschool Director

I’m blessed to have the privilege to minister to children and families from our community and to foster a love of learning in our preschoolers. And I’m very blessed to work among a very passionate and creative church and preschool staff.

Dr. Adam Lefever Hughes

Dr. Adam Lefever Hughes

Director of Music

As the Director of Music, I help the St. Peter’s community proclaim the gospel story and share the goodness of God through worship and music.

Erik Teichmann

Erik Teichmann

Contemporary Worship Leader

I’ve been leading music in worship since 2001, and I love to work with others to offer up our musical gifts to God. When I’m not playing guitar and most anything with strings, I build websites and help nonprofits tell their stories.

Cindy Geesey

Cindy Geesey

Director of Children’s Ministries

As Director of Children’s Ministry, I am responsible for promoting and ensuring a faith-based education for children ages 2 through grade 4. I am blessed to have been given this opportunity to create growth in the area of Children’s Ministry.

Betsy Linn

Betsy Linn

Volunteer Steward

Service to others is one of the best ways we can serve our God. By giving of our time, we can participate in helping with many of the tasks needed to create a ministry for our community. I feel blessed to be part of that community.

Office Staff

Gary Williams

Parish Administrator

I appreciate working with such dedicated staff and volunteers.

Sandy Shattuck

Sandy Shattuck

Parish Secretary

I’m glad for the opportunity to help and offer a source of support for the members and staff of St. Peter’s.

JoAnn Harriger

Assistant Secretary

I love our dedicated staff and friendly church members.