• Mark Brussel - Lead Pastor

    Pastor Mark was born and raised in The Netherlands. He was saved at an early age and was called by God into fulltime ministry in his late teens. After earning a degree in Christian Education, he attended Philadelphia College of Bible (now Cairn University). He graduated in 1993, majoring in Pastoral Studies. He also holds a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Counseling from Biblical Theological Seminary. Before coming to Garden Chapel, Pastor Mark served as a home missionary in The Netherlands for 20 years and more recently pastored a church in Massachusetts. He is married to Gina and has three children.

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  • Peter Ryneski - Associate Pastor

    Peter Ryneski was born and raised in Highspire, PA. After high school, Peter traveled as a missionary with Encounter Revival Ministries.  He graduated from Lancaster Bible College in 2014 with a major in Pastoral Ministries and Biblical Studies and in 2018 received his Master of Divinity in Pastoral Studies from Lancaster Bible College and Capital Seminary and Graduate School. Peter is married to his wonderful wife Stefanie, and has four sons, Peter the 5th, Neil, Marshall, and Asher.

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  • Bonnie Wertz - Office Assistant

    Bonnie was born in New Milford, PA.  She accepted Christ in a Sunday School class when she was 11 years old.  Bonnie went to Word of Life Bible Institute for two years where she met her husband Jordan.  Bonnie and Jordan are Word of Life Local Church Missionaries. Bonnie has 5 children and works currently as the church's office assistant.

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