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The Leadership Team of Otterbein Church is comprised of the Board of Elders, the Management Oversight Team and the Pastors and Staff. Following is an overview of our organizational structure and those who serve in various leadership roles.

The Pastors and Staff

The pastors and staff are responsible for the day-to-day ministry oversight and for equipping and supporting ministry leaders and volunteers. The following is a list of our current staff.

MICHAEL NEWMAN is the Senior Pastor and has been in that position since  1988. Pastor Mike served as Associate Pastor at Otterbein prior to that time. He is married to Michelle and they have a son, Jeb.
mike.newman@otterbeinchurch.org • 717.762.7147 x223

DAVID BESECKER is the Director of Music and Worship. Dave has served as our Director of Music since 1988. He is married to Darlanna and has two daughters, Sarah and Abby, and one grandson.
dave.besecker@otterbeinchurch.org • 717.762.7147 x227

RICK DUESLER is our Executive Director of Administration. Rick joined our staff in June 2006. He is married to Theresa, and they have two children, Samantha and Corey, and one grandson.
rick.duesler@otterbeinchurch.org • 717.762.7147 x225

DIRK SMALL is our Pastor of Outreach, Service, and Local2Global Ministries. Dirk joined our staff in November 2008. He is married to Julie, and they have two children, Hannah and Aaron.
dirk.small@otterbeinchurch.org • 717.762.7147 x233

JOHN MULLEN is an Associate Pastor of Pastoral Care. Pastor John joined our staff in July 2006 in a part-time position to assist in pastoral care toour congregation.He is married to Dee and is retired from full-time ministry.
jsmullen07@comcast.net • 717.387.5807

JOHN HOFFMAN is an Associate Pastor of Pastoral Care. Pastor John joined our staff in June 2008 in a part-time position to assist in pastoral care to our congregation. He is married to Becky and is retired from full-time ministry.
jcrmh@comcast.net • 717.593.0113

DENISE LANCASTER is our Director of Communications and Multimedia Ministries. Denise is responsible for all printed publications and oversees the use of multimedia in many of Otterbein’s services and events. Denise joined our staff in 2002.
denise.lancaster@otterbeinchurch.org • 717.762.7147 x228

CRAIG SCHULER is our Pastor of Faith at Home and Adult Ministries. Craig is married to Ruth, and they have three daughters, Hannah, Rachel and Abby. Craig joined our staff in 2003.
craig.schuler@otterbeinchurch.org • 717.762.7147 x234

JUDY CHATTERTON is our Director of Children’s Ministries. Judy provides   leadership and oversight for our children’s ministries from birth up through grade 5. She is married to Ryan and they have three children – Christian, McKenna, and Will.  Judy joined our staff in 2013.
judy.chatterton@otterbeinchurch.org • 717.762.7147 x231

TYLER COOPER is our Youth Pastor. Tyler provides leadership and oversight for our youth ministries for grades 6-12.  Tyler is married to Christy.  Tyler joined our staff in January 2014.
tyler.cooper@otterbeinchurch.org • 717.762.7147 x232 • 704.807.5979 (mobile)

GREG STONER is our Director of Facilities. Greg schedules the use of all of Otterbein’s buildings and is in charge of maintaining Otterbein’s campus.  Greg joined our staff in 2001. He is married to Jenny and they have two daughters, Sheniqua and Karissa.
greg.stoner@otterbeinchurch.org • 717.762.7147 x226

LINDA ETTER is Otterbein’s office manager. Linda has been on staff since 2001.
linda.etter@otterbeinchurch.org • 717.762.7147 x222

JUDY LAPOLE is Otterbein’s secretary. Judy has been on staff since 1996.
judy.lapole@otterbeinchurch.org • 717.762.7147 x221

WANDA SNYDER is our bookkeeper. Wanda has worked at Otterbein part-time since 2013.

LINDA CUSTER assists our bookkeeper.  Linda has worked at Otterbein part-time since 2007.

The Board of Elders

The Board of Elders is the highest governing authority in the church regarding spiritual accountability and care of the congregation. They are also responsible for the affirmation or appointment of all ministry positions in the church. The following is a list of our Elders.

LARRY ALEXANDER has been married to his wife Cindy since 1977. They have two adult children, Kevin and Katie and two granchildren. He has worked for Frick Co (Johnson Controls/York) for more than 20 years as a Mechanical Designer. He has been a member of Otterbein since 1982 and has taught many different classes. He served more than 15 years as a lay biblical counselor at Otterbein. Larry currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Elders.
717.765.8507, larry.alexander@otterbeinchurch.org

JEFF DUDECK is a teacher at Heritage Academy in Hagerstown.  He also works as a Dock Associate for FedEx Freight in Hagerstown.  Jeff is married to Rhonda and is the father of four children.  Jeff began attending Otterbein Church in 2009. Jeff lives in Waynesboro.
717.762.0668, jsrjdudeck@hotmail.com

JOHN HOFFMAN is a part-time Associate Pastor of Pastoral Care at Otterbein Church where he joined the staff in June 2008. Pastor John began attending Otterbein Church in 2008. He is married to Becky. Pastor John and Becky live in Greencastle.
717.593.0113, jcrmh@comcast.net

JOHN HORTON currently serves as an Elder, Management Oversight Team Member and assists his wife Sandra in our two-year-old classroom during the 9:20 a.m. service. He has two children, Emily and Noah, and has attended Otterbein from 1992–1997, 2001–present. He is retired from the Navy and is currently working as a Network Engineer for The Defense Information Agency.
717.762.5291, jsenhorton@embarqmail.com

JEFF MULLEN serves in the Music Ministry and teaches Adult Sunday School. He is married to Kim and they have a son, Nathan. He is a Certified Real Estate Appraiser in Waynesboro where he has lived since 1986. Jeff started attending Otterbein in 1991.
717.749.9938, jeffrey.mullen@otterbeinchurch.org

MICHAEL NEWMAN is the Senior Pastor and has been in that position since  1988. Pastor Mike served as Associate Pastor at Otterbein prior to that time. He is married to Michelle and they have a son, Jeb.
717.762.7147 x 223, mike.newman@otterbeinchurch.org

MIKE SATERBAK retired in January 2007 after 20 years in the USAF followed by 22 years working for two department of defense contractors for the Army. He is married to Marcia (Marci) and has 2 adult daughters, Shauna (Saterbak) Rosenberger and Susan (Saterbak) Martin and 4 grandsons. Mike and Marci have been members of Otterbein Church since 1986. He currently serves on the Management Oversight Team and as a Small Group Leader.
717.762.0380, mmsaterbak@earthlink.net

The Management Oversight Team

The Management Oversight Team is the highest governing authority in the church regarding the business affairs of the church including finanace, personnel and property. They are also responsible for appointing the Elder Selection Committee which selects persons to serve as Elders in the church. The following is a list of our current MOT members.

JEFF BAKER • 717.762.8840 • bakerjeffdeb@embarqmail.com

RICK DUESLER, chairman • 717.762.7147 x225 • rick.duesler@otterbeinchurch.org

DONNIE ETTER • 717.977.0663 • dletter@comcast.net

JOHN HORTON • 717.762.5291 • jsenhorton@embarqmail.com

JOEL LUM • 301.797.2471 • joel.lum@myactv.net

PASTOR MIKE NEWMAN • 717.762.7147 x223 • mike.newman@otterbeinchurch.org

SCOTT SANDERS • 717.749.7520 • sksanders@pa.net

MIKE SATERBAK • 717.762.0380 • mikesaterbak@comcast.net

RANDY SCOTT • 301.393.4622 • rrmgscott@myactv.net

DARYL WARRENFELTZ • 717.765.4149 • daryl@grcgc.com