Meet Our Staff
We are in between pastors at this time
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Steve Bermel (email@example.com)
Steve grew up at Knox Church and came up through the Youth Programs. He's been directing the ministries since 2007 and is passionate about presenting the gospel to kids from 6th-12th grade. (He's been pied in the face quite a few times.)
Mary Ernst (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mary joined the Knox staff as Church Secretary in Sept 2007, after serving as Church Secretary at Bethlehem Presbyterian Church from 1992 until it's closing in 2007. She also concurrently served at Knox briefly in 2006 during the maternity leave of the Office Manager. It is Mary's true joy to serve the Lord in offering secretarial/administrative support to the pastors and congregation of Knox. She is married with 3 daughters and 1 grandaughter.
Charles is better known as "Jeff." 35 years ago, he was a part-time custodian here at Knox under Jim Bell. He has been married to Kathy Jefferys for 41 years. They have 2 boys. Jeff has been a friend of Knox for the same amount of time. He is a Christian and has been Roman Catholic all of his life.
Jeff worked for the Ken-Ton school district for 41 years before "retiring." There, he worked in 13 schools, including the Admin. building. He was also a Combat Engineer in the Army Reseves for 22 years, where he acheived the rank of Master Sergeant.
Jeff has been an Usher for the past 6 years and is currently serving as the "Head Usher." He was also a teacher in local Parochial schools as well as a Sunday school teacher here at Knox.
Jeff has been on 8 mission trips to Mexico with Urban Christian Ministries.