Deacons and Elders


Elders

BBC is congregationally governed and elder led. The elders embody the Biblical concept of shepherd and overseer with the lead pastor serving as the presiding elder. Some elders are employed by the church as professional clergy (pastors) and some are elected as non-vocational lay elders. All elders are appointed to give spiritual oversight to the church. Elders will meet the qualifications set forth in 1 Timothy 3:1-7; 6:10-12; 2 Timothy 4:1-5; Titus 1:5-9; 1 Peter 5:1-3 and Acts 20:17-35.

  • Jeremy Berrus

    Jeremy and his wife Erica live in Churchtown along with their 4 children. Jeremy works as an insurance adjuster. He and Erica serve at church by helping out in the kids ministries.

  • Doug Davis

    Doug and his wife Danielle live in Carlisle. Doug works at Defense Logistics in New Cumberland and Danielle works at Starbucks. Doug and Danielle have two sons. They serve together on the worship team, in Cafe Ten 31, and as LifeGroup leaders.

  • Brian Kretschman

    He and his wife Caite have three children: Brenna, Alyssa, and Tanner. They enjoy camping, going to the beach, and their dog, Coby. Brian is excited to be part of a church that is continuing its efforts to connect with and minister to the community. He looks forward to seeing people come together to magnify the greatness of God and hopes to use his ministry to help people connect to something great within the church. He also desires to be a part of a powerful movement of God in our community.

  • Paul Menz

    Paul lives in Carlisle. Paul has retired from a position as a wastewater plant manager. Paul has three grown children, one daughter-in-law, two sons-in-law, and five grandchildren. Paul's main ministry is incorporating prayer into the ministries of BBC.

  • Brandon Reynolds

    Brandon and Sarah live in New Cumberland. Brandon works as an insurance adjuster, and Sarah is blessed to stay at home with their two children, Anna and James. They enjoy hosting friends and family and are always excited to serve at BBC whenever they can. Brandon serves as a LifeGroup leader and Sarah volunteers her time in the office with event planning.

  • Bryan Sanders

    Bryan has been our lead pastor since 2018. He, his wife Sheryl, and their three amazing daughters, Tori, Liv, and Ava, have been lifelong residents of Pennsylvania. Bryan loves a round of golf, hunting, and fishing, and is in general an outdoor enthusiast. He cheers for all the Philly teams! Bryan seeks to lead a generation of people to honor God's voice and respond in extreme faith obedience.

  • Shawn Seno (Deacon Chairman)

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  • Dave Totman

    Dave and his wife Doris live in New Cumberland. They were missionaries in Togo with ABWE before moving to PA to work in the ABWE home office. They now enjoy living close to their daughter and grandchildren. Dave and Doris are LifeGroup leaders and Dave helps teach our Foundations class.

Deacons

The deacons on our deacon board are godly, qualified men who assist the elders in administering the ordinances and advancing the work of the ministry in caring and practical ways.  Deacons will meet the qualifications set forth in Acts 6:1-3 and 1 Timothy 3:8-13. If you are a member of the church and would like to know who your deacon is, please contact the church office.




Our Current Deacons Are:

Nathan Abbey

Dave Black

Pete Cowles

Fred Gartner

Thomas Hayes

Jim Johnson

Nathan Murtoff

Ken Robinson

Bruce Santos

Shawn Seno (Deacon Chairman)

Daniel Stevens

Don Stevens

Chris Stough

John Wetherbee