Merle and Cheree Shenk
Merle and Cheree Shenk live in Lititz, PA with their five children. They have over 15 years in cross cultural ministry experience and a passion for evangelism, training and discipleship work. Merle has co-authored a book with Larry Kreider and Kevin Kazemi called “Encountering the Supernatural” which was released in 2018.
Merle loves the woods, hunting & fishing and BBQing. Cheree enjoys reading and times with friends and family. Merle and Cheree Shenk serve on the DOVE International Apostolic team. Together they lead the apostolic team for DOVE South Africa where they lived for over 11 years and planted an inner city, multi-ethnic church. They also lead the apostolic team for DOVE Zambia.
Allen and Julie Dise
Allen and Julie live near Elm, PA and are parents to three young adults: David, Domenic, and Elana. Allen works full-time for Newport Church as associate pastor/elder. Together Allen and Julie enjoy John Grisham books, beaches, trying new restaurants, and exploring new places by bicycle. Julie loves cooking and music; Allen likes running, gardening, and computers.
Our Elder Team
David and Katrina Brechbill
Bob and Danielle Kreider
Brian and Janet Sauder
Brian and Janet have five children and have been married for 32 years. They have discovered that in the busyness of life; a good cup of coffee, a round of golf, a fun movie or a book to read go a long way towards relaxing and refreshing the soul.