Our Pastors


Paul Hoover

Lead Pastor
GrandchildrenLiam, Lila, Destin
EducationWaynesburg College:  B.A. in History/Political Science;  Baptist Bible College & Seminary: Masters in Pastoral Ministry,  some credits toward Doctor of Ministry
Life Verse:  “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation.  The old has passed; behold, the new has come!”  2 Cor. 5:17

PERSONAL MISSION STATEMENTTo live a God-exalting life by sharing the Gospel publically and privately to others while living like Christ.

Fun Facts
Favorite Vacation SpotOuter Banks
Favorite movie:  Lord of the Rings
Favorite books (besides the Bible)Gospel Revolution (J.D. Greear); I Don't Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist (Norman Geisler/Frank Turek)
Favorite bible translation for personal study:   NIV
Favorite preacherAlistair Begg
Favorite foodSusi’s homemade pasta marinara
Current/past jobsSuperintendent, Holliday Construction; Superintendent of Highways - PA Turnpike;  Janitorial Superintendent
Hobbiesfishing, gardening, P90X
Cats or dogsBoth, dogs have owners, cats have staff!
PC or MacPC


Chris McGrady

Worship Pastor
ChildrenGavin, Mia, Josi
Education:  Grove City College:  B.S. Mathematics/Secondary Education; Currently pursuing Seminary Masters at Luther Rice University
Life Verse:  “I have been crucified with Christ.  It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me.  And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.” Galatians 2:20

PERSONAL MISSION STATEMENTTo lead others into a thriving relationship with Jesus Christ as I teach and demonstrate His grace and truth; to live all life for His glory and His joy.

Fun Facts

Favorite Vacation Spot
Topsail Island, NC; Disney World; Cape Cod
Favorite movieIt’s a Wonderful Life; Lord of the Rings
Favorite books (besides the Bible)Don't Waste Your Life (John Piper); Stuff Christians Like (Jonathan Acuff)
Favorite bible translation for personal studyESV
Favorite preachers:  Louie Giglio, Chuck Swindoll, James MacDonald, Darren Kizer
Favorite foodWings
Current/past jobsPhysics/Math/Chemistry Teacher - Freeport Senior High School: 1995 to present; Boys Soccer Coach:  1995 - 2009            
Hobbiesmusic, sports, landscaping
Cats or dogsDogs! No question.
PC or Macall things Apple