Rebecca Fuchs, Pastor

Becky, as she prefers to be called, has served as pastor of the Mountville Church of the
Brethren since June 2008. She is delighted to be serving God beside this very caring,
loving group of people who truly are the hands and feet of Christ in the world.

Becky is a graduate of Gettysburg College and earned her Master of Divinity degree
from Lancaster Theological Seminary in 2008. Before entering the ministry in mid-life,
Becky was a community volunteer, an active church volunteer, a part-time Admissions
Counselor at Franklin and Marshall College, and mother to three daughters and a son, all
of whom are happily grown and independent. Becky is married to Dr. David E. Fuchs.
Becky enjoys reading, playing bridge, music of many sorts, theater, traveling, and time
spent with friends and family.

You can contact Becky by phone at church at 717-285-5122  x 103 or via email at



John C. Hess, Director of Music

John has been the Director of Music at the Mountville Church of the Brethren since 1985.  He received an AA degree in Music from Wesley College and a BS degree in Music from Lebanon Valley College.  A private trumpet teacher, John gives lessons at Lancaster Country Day School and at his home in Mountville.

The three bands that are fronted by him are the Bavarian Barons German Band, the March Masters, a patriotic and march band, and the Herm Miller Big Band.  A professional trumpet player, John plays with many groups which include:  Jazz Ministers, F&M College select band and at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre.  John is also the director of the Mountville Lawn Concert Series and secretary-treasurer of Local 294, American Federation of Musicians.  You can reach John at 717-285-5122  x 126 or

Gloria Hess, Organist

Gloria has served as Organist since 1985.  She earned a B.S. in Music Education from Lebanon Valley College and a Master of Arts in Religion from Lancaster Theological Seminary.  Gloria has also done postgraduate studies with Dr. Pierce Getz.

Away from the organ, Gloria spends her work week as a Senior Business Analyst with the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education in Harrisburg.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading and teaching private music lessons, as well as spending time with husband John and son Geoff.

Amy Sensenig, Puppet Ministry Director

Amy has attended Mountville Church of the Brethren her entire life and has been involved in puppet ministry since 2004, and directing the  puppet ministry since 2009. Amy has been an active member in the youth group during her high school years and has continued to be active as an adviser for the youth group. She is a graduate of the Art Institute of York- PA with her Bachelors of Science in Interior Design.

Click here to go to the puppet ministry page.





Jackie Sands, Secretary








George Schwert, Custodian

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