Please note our fall service schedule for in person worship services is 8:30am and 11:00am. RSVP is required as seating is limited per MA guidelines. Adult Education is meeting in person at 10am and on Zoom.

Leadership

Staff

Our staff leads and coordinates the day to day ministry of the church

1) Stephen Witmer
1) Stephen Witmer
Lead Pastor

Stephen Witmer grew up in Maine. He is a graduate of Wheaton College, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and the University of Cambridge, and came to Pepperell Christian Fellowship in June 2008. Stephen teaches courses in New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and helps lead Small Town Summits, which partners with The Gospel Coalition New England to reach and resource the small places of New England. He has written Eternity Changes Everything as well as articles for Bible Study Magazine, Reformation 21, Desiring God, and the Gospel Coalition website. Stephen and his wife Emma live in Pepperell and have three children: Samuel, Annie, and Henry.

2) Jeff Willett
2) Jeff Willett
Associate Pastor

Jeff Willett is a native of Pepperell and has been part of PCF since nearly its inception. He is a graduate of Gordon College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (M.Div.). Jeff serves as our Associate Pastor of Community and Mission, focusing on building up and equipping the body of Christ at PCF and reaching the surrounding community with the gospel. He also leads our PCF Youth Group. Jeff and his wife Christie live in Townsend with their three children: Grace, Abby and Ellie.

3) Tyler Yates
3) Tyler Yates
Pastoral Intern

Tyler Yates is originally from Houston, Texas. He is a graduate of the College at Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Tyler and his wife Michele have been married since January of 2014. They moved to Massachusetts in July of 2017 for Tyler to begin studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, where he is pursuing an M.Div. Tyler has a passion for studying God’s word and serving the local church, and he is excited to be able to serve as the intern at Pepperell Christian Fellowship.

4) Amanda Johnson
4) Amanda Johnson
Church Business Administrator

Amanda has been part of the PCF community since her move to New England in 2012. She serves as the church business administrator. She has also served as administrative support for Heart to Heart women’s ministry, has co-led a Heart to Heart small group, and has volunteered in a variety of church roles. Amanda is a graduate of Florida Southern College with a B.A. in Communications: Print Media and a minor in English. She has a background in administrative services in the church as well as in several non-profit organizations. Amanda and her fur-family (3 dogs and 1 horse) enjoy the farm life in Townsend.

5) Marie Bearer
5) Marie Bearer
Bookkeeper

Marie Bearer grew up in Ohio and has been attending PCF with her family since her move to New England in 2011. During her time at PCF she has served in several ministries including Heart to Heart, as a Deacon, and on the Building a Vision Team. Marie is a graduate of Ohio University and Johns Hopkins University. She and her husband George live in Groton with their two sons, Mason and CJ.

Elders

Our Elders lead and shepherd the church, and devote themselves to prayer and the ministry of the Word

1) Stephen Witmer
1) Stephen Witmer
Lead Pastor

Stephen Witmer grew up in Maine. He is a graduate of Wheaton College, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and the University of Cambridge, and came to Pepperell Christian Fellowship in June 2008. Stephen teaches courses in New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and helps lead Small Town Summits, which partners with The Gospel Coalition New England to reach and resource the small places of New England. He has written Eternity Changes Everything as well as articles for Bible Study Magazine, Reformation 21, Desiring God, and the Gospel Coalition website. Stephen and his wife Emma live in Pepperell and have three children: Samuel, Annie, and Henry.

2) Jeff Willett
2) Jeff Willett
Associate Pastor

Jeff Willett is a native of Pepperell and has been part of PCF since nearly its inception. He is a graduate of Gordon College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (M.Div.). Jeff serves as our Associate Pastor of Community and Mission, focusing on building up and equipping the body of Christ at PCF and reaching the surrounding community with the gospel. He also leads our PCF Youth Group. Jeff and his wife Christie live in Townsend with their three children: Grace, Abby and Ellie.

3) Bob Chute
3) Bob Chute

4) Ed Renauld
4) Ed Renauld

5) Maurice Eastwick
5) Maurice Eastwick

Deacons

Our Deacons serve by meeting the physical and material needs of the church.

1) Mike Burns
1) Mike Burns

2) Bob Vaughan
2) Bob Vaughan

3) Lisa Manley
3) Lisa Manley

4) Dan Manley
4) Dan Manley

5)Bernadette Oinonen
5)Bernadette Oinonen

6) Gillian Pryce Lewis
6) Gillian Pryce Lewis

7) Gavin Pryce Lewis
7) Gavin Pryce Lewis

8) Laure Close
8) Laure Close