Leadership Team

Elders Team: 

 

Lead Elder: Mike Wise, ordained minister in the Church of the Brethren

Mike serves as Lead Elder for New Beginnings. He is an ordained minister in the Church of the Brethren. He was born again at age 25 and has lead a committed Christian life ever since. He is married to Lu Ann, and has two adult sons, Caleb and Ben. Mike is employed as an Art Teacher in the Hempfield School District and coaches track for Manheim Central High School.

 

 

Elder: Barry Haldeman, lay leader

Barry serves as an Elder for New Beginnings.  He is a life-long member of the Church of the Brethren.  Barry has also had a life-long commitment to the Lord and has a heart for service and encouraging others in their faith walk.  He is a farmer, enjoys working the land and tending to livestock.  He is married to Colleen, has four married children and ten grandchildren. 

 


Elder: Scott Haldeman, lay leader

Scott serves as an Elder for New Beginnings.  He also works with the youth in middle and high school, organizing Bible studies and activities.  He is married to Judy, and has three adult children; Charis, Heather and Josh.  Scott enjoys serving the local community where he works at Hosler’s Hardware in Elstonville.  He became a Christian at age 12 and has led a committed life, willing to go where God calls, which has included volunteer work in Kentucky and Illinois.

 

 

Minister:

Glenn Martin, ordained minister in the Church of the Brethren

Glenn serves New Beginnings as a minister and serves the Church of the Brethren on the Board of the Ministry Commission.  He is self-employed in the field of Home Repair and also serves on the School Board of the Ephrata School District.  He is married to Joann and enjoys his adult children and grandchildren. Glenn has a heart for service and joys reaching out to his community.

 

Children’s Ministry:

Lu Ann Wise - (Email here soon)

Lu Ann serves New Beginnings in the area of Children’s Ministry.  She teaches Children’s Church and Sunday School.  She is married to Mike and has two adult sons.  She is a Health and Physical Education Teacher in the Manheim Central School District.  She is also a speaker at various Women’s Events in the area.

 

Jen Erickson - (Email here soon)

Jen serves New Beginnings in the area of Children’s Ministry.  She teaches Children’s Church and Sunday School.  Jen became a Christian as an adult and has had a heart to impart God’s Word and truth to others, children and adults alike.  She is married to Jim and they have four adult children, two of whom are married.  Jen and Jim own Bountiful Harvest, a catering business. 

 

Praise Team:

Shawn and Laura Haldeman - (Email Coming Soon)

Laura and Shawn serve as Worship Leaders for the Praise Team.  They both have a heart for worship and enjoy serving New Beginnings in this capacity.  Laura plays both keyboard and violin and Shawn play guitar.  They have three children and live on a farm in Penryn, raising both quail and hogs. 

 

 

 

Life Group Ministry:

Barry and Colleen Haldeman - (Info here soon)