meet our staff team

  • doug bender

      lead pastor

    Family:

    • Married to Denise, since 1990 - Two terrific daughters, Mikaela & Mackenzie

    Ministry:

    • On staff at CR since 2011. Loves developing new leaders and helping people grow in their faith.

    Hobbies:

    • Enjoys reading, bicycling, camping, walks with Denise, games with family & friends. When not at home or church… can be found at Central Market, any good coffee shop, or playing racquetball.

    Education:

    • B. S. in Management Information Systems from Penn State -- M. Div. from Alliance Theological Seminary -- Beeson Scholar at Asbury Theological Seminary while working on D. Min.

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  • sean muldowney 

      associate pastor

    Family:

    • Married to Jenn, since 2011  -  Daughter Finley.

    Ministry:

    • On staff at CR since 2015. Finds passion in talking to people about bearing the image of God and owning their identity in Christ. Loves to find creative and meaningful ways to engage non-faith people about who God is.

    Hobbies:

    • Enjoys reading good theology and great literature over dark coffee, playing pick-up basketball, and rooting for the good sports teams in New York.

    Education:

    • B.A. in English from the University of Connecticut, 2005 -- M. Div. from Alliance Theological Seminary alongside Jenn in 2013.

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  • Ryan Dunlevy

      Community Life pastor

    • We are excited to introduce you to Ryan - starting in March
  • Phillip Allen

      youth pastor

    • We are excited to introduce you to Phillip - starting in February
  • cindy rosenberry  

      children's director

    Family:

    • Married to Dave, since 1995 -- Two wonderful kids, Tyler & Jolynn

    Ministry:

    • On staff at CR since 2013. Loves helping children learn that their true identity is found only in Christ.

    Hobbies:

    • Enjoys hiking, biking, swimming, and riding ATV.

    Education:

    • Graduated from Penn Manor HS.

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  • jenn gibson  

      assist. children's director

    Family:

    • Married to Isaiah, since 2016 - with daughter Naomi

    Ministry:

    • On staff at CR part-time since 2017. Loves being able to share with children just how uniquely and fully they are loved by their Heavenly Father; while also teaching them about the character of their Heavenly Father. Psalm 139

    Hobbies:

    • Enjoys making crafts and works of art, decorating their home, photography, playing board games, and time spent talking and laughing with her husband and best friend.

    Education:

    • B.A. in Children and Family Ministries with a minor in Spiritual Formation from Lancaster Bible College, as of May 2017.

    Work Email: 

  • jeff rickabaugh  

      worship pastor

    Family:

    • Married to Karen, since 2001. Two daughters - Abby and Lilly.

    Ministry:

    • On staff at CR since 2000. Passionate about gathered worship and finding ways for people to use their God-given talents.

    Hobbies:

    • Enjoys time with the family, biking, volleyball, making music, all things A/V, flying kites, and Phillies baseball.

    Education:

    • B. S. in Bible from Lancaster Bible College.

    Work Email:

  • miriam sollenberger  

      Executive secretary

    Family:

    • Married to Charles since 1972, Three great children (Dwayne, Laveena, Lynette) and eight grandkids

    Ministry:

    • On staff at CR since 1988 - also serves on the Welcome Team and with CR KIDS.

    Hobbies:

    • Loves spending time with family, playing games, and water skiing.

    Education:

    • Graduated from Maryland Medical Secretarial School.

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  • glo shirk 

      secretary

    Family:

    • Married to John, since 1988 - Has two sons, Ryan and Austin

    Ministry:

    • On staff at CR since 2004 - also serves in Student Ministry.

    Hobbies:

    • Enjoys baking, crocheting, reading, and games. You can usually find flavored coffee and chocolate somewhere in her daily routine. Loves to spend time with family and friends.

    Education:

    • Graduated from Lancaster Mennonite HS.

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