Pastor Randy Zeiler
Pastor Randy is the Pastor here at Messiah UMC. His wife is Beth and they’ve been married for 36 years. They have two daughters, Amberle Marie and Sarah. Amberle is a dental assistant and is married to Travis. Sarah is a Senior Analyst for a Debt Recovery company. Beth has been employed with SpiriTrust Lutheran Home Care & Hospice for over 25 years. Pastor Randy is a graduate of Penn State University and a second career pastor. He was appointed to State Line UMC in 2012 following Licensing School and was appointed to St. Thomas UMC in 2015 prior to coming here. He serves as Secretary for the Fellowship of Local Pastors and Associate Members Steering Committee. Pastor Randy and Beth are cat lovers and have 2 cats. They also enjoy camping and exploring with their pop-up camper for 3 seasons out of the year. Pastor Randy is a huge fan of Peanuts characters, Mr. Rogers and collecting Nativity sets. One thing you might not know… in high school Pastor Randy did cave exploring in explored and unexplored caves in Pendleton, WV.
Administrative Assistant – Beth Green
Beth is married to Rob Green and they have two boys, Jeffrey and Matthew. Jeffrey graduated from Penn State University with his Bachelors and Masters degrees and is employed locally. Matthew graduated from Millersville University and obtained his Masters in Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma and lives in Fort Collins, CO. Beth loves gardening, exercising, decorating and painting. Her favorite pastime is decorative painting and she is an Elite OSCI (OneStroke) instructor. She has been employed at Messiah for 10 years.
Family Pastor – Pastor Tiffany Manning
Pastor Tiffany is the Family Pastor at Messiah UMC. She and her husband Nate have been married for 7 years and are raising four children. As a family they enjoy traveling, playing outside and family mealtime. Before coming to Messiah, Tiffany served at St. Paul UMC in Manchester as the children and youth pastor for almost 10 years. Pastor Tiffany is excited to develop the children and youth ministry of the church as well as expand the church’s outreach into the community. Interesting tidbit, Pastor Tiffany went to South Africa as a college student with West Chester University’s Honor College.
Organist – Jan Frey
Jan is a retired public school teacher, an avid gardener, and a kayaker. She loves making music and spending time with her family and friends. She is a brain injury rehabilitant who, in recovery, became a resource line representative for the Brian Injury Assoc. of Pa and gladly helps others who want support for neurological challenges and issues.
Treasurer – Laura Graver
Laura has been attending Messiah UMC since she was an infant. She and her husband Josh are raising two children and are very active within the church. Laura works full time at Wolfgang Candy as the Director of Administration and enjoys spending time with family. Laura has a twin sister, Martha, who attends here with her family as well.
Custodian – Charlie Bowman
Charlie and Becky have been married for 55 years. They have two boys, Bob and Scott, and 3 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Charlie was an optician for 36 years retiring at age 62. Many people are unaware that Charlie and Delores Runkle are brother and sister. Also, he was very quiet and shy in school. (If you can believe that..)