The Blue Ball Church is served by a team of ministers -- all bivocational -- who have been called out of the congregation to serve.
Senior Pastor - Galen Weaver
Galen was ordained in ministry in 2004 and has been in the position of Senior Pastor since March 2008. He and his wife, Janet, have been married for 34 years. They have 4 daughters and 1 granddaughter and 1 grandson. Galen works at Rohrer's Quarry as a concrete salesman.
"I passed on to you what was most important and what had also been passed on to me - that Christ died for our sins, just as the Scriptures said. He was buried, and he was raised from the dead on the third day, as the Scriptures said." 1 Corinthians 15:3-4 (NLT)
Ron was ordained in ministry in 1981. He and his wife, Polly, have been married for over 50 years.
Together, they have one daughter, 3 grandchildren and are now the great grandparents to a great-granddaughter and a great-grandson. Ron has had various jobs over the years, but is now enjoying retirement!
'Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.' Jeremiah 33:3
Joel was ordained in the ministry in 1978. He and his wife, Jane, have been married for 44 years. They have 4 children and are the proud grandparents of 4 beautiful grandchildren. He has been employed by Shady Maple Farm Market for the past 29 years and currently serves as the Director of Perishables and Chaplain. Joel served as senior pastor for 9 years until Galen assumed that postion in 2008.
"Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it." Luke 11:28
C.B. was ordained in the ministry in 1969 and faithfully served our church family and so many others for all these years! It is with great sadness that we had to say goodbye to C.B. as he passed away on September 4, 2013. But we do rejoice that he is in now in the presence of His Heavenly Father. C.B. will be missed by so many who loved him and who have been ministered to by him and Doris in some way over the years.
"Be still and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations; I will be exalted in the earth." Psalms 46:10
Quentin was licensed for ministry in 2005 and completed the ordination process in August 2010. He and his wife, Darlene, recently celebrated 21 years of marriage and have 4 daughters, ages 8 - 18. Quentin is employed by Larson Design Group in their Lititz office as a project manager.
And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable men who will also be qualified to teach others. 2 Timothy 2:2
Jeff is the newest member on the leadership team. He was licensed in October 2011 and continues to work toward ordination. Jeff and his wife, Darlene, have been married for nearly 11 years and are the busy parents of 4 sons. Jeff is employed by Weaver's Toasted Grains.
Aaron was ordained in the ministry in 1971. Aaron has worked as a self employed farmer for many years. While Aaron is "retired" from preaching at Blue Ball, he remains the Pastor of Visitation and continues to bless all who need encouragement with his visits.
Sadly, in November 2012, he had to say goodbye to Judy, his beautiful and faithful wife of 54 years. Judy battled with cancer, always with a joyful spirit, and up to the very end, was always praising God for her many blessings. Aaron has been blessed with 6 children, 21 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchilden.
These things I have spoken unto you, that in Me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. John 16:33