Senior Pastor

Dr. Rich Grassel

Senior Pastor

As the senior pastor, Rich Grassel is responsible for providing the vision and leadership necessary for the church to become the church “ekklesia”. He does this through various educational venues such as the Sunday morning sermons, biblical studies, and book studies. Additionally, he supervises the church staff and committees, visits those is need of counseling, and is involved with various community endeavors.

Administrative Assistant

Mike Dofner

Administrative Assistant & Youth Ministries Director

As the church’s administrator, Mike helps the people and ministries of the church share both within the congregation and outside the walls of the church. He helps maintain the website, generates weekly newsletters, prepares materials for Sunday worship, keeps the church’s records updated, and acts as the public contact point for the church. He also acts as the Youth Ministries Director, where he is responsible for educating our junior and senior high students on the Gospel and how they can apply Jesus’ teaching to daily life.

Children's Ministry Director

Holly Batykefer

Children’s Ministries Director

As the director of all children’s ministries, Holly is responsible for managing the Children’s Church, Kidz Klub, and Vacation Bible School programs. Additionally, she educates students on foundations of the Bible and its importance in life. As a certified paraprofessional for special needs students, Holly finds great joy in teaching children and supporting them through all stages. She is dedicated to creating fun and engaging children’s programs that emphasize the love of Jesus Christ.


Debbie Crawford

Director & Head Teacher

Pat Wilds

Assistant Teacher



  • Rocky Lacher
  • Frank Shuster
  • Sean Doyle
  • Kevin Crawford

Ministry Chairpersons

  • Jim Niehenke – Trustees
  • Kevin Crawford – Deacons
  • Bonnie Lacher – Deaconesses
  • Holly Batykefer – Children’s Ministry
  • Ruth Grassel – Missions
  • Jim Niehenke – Security and Safety
  • Austin Crawford – A/V Team
  • Debbie Crawford – Music
  • Brianna Dofner – Marketing and Social Media
1100 Highland Avenue, Conway, PA 15027
Sundays 10:40 AM - 12:00 PM