History

Ridgeview History

A list of the Pastoral Staff from 1963 to present.

  • Elam Lantz, ordained February 1963, retired 1975
  • Charles Good, October 1967 licensed as associate pastor, November 1969 ordained, February 1972 became fulltime pastor; retired October 1983
  • Kenneth Good, Interim pastor, October 1983-August 1985
  • Merv Stoltzfus was called to the ministry in May of 1981 Youth Pastor until February 1987.
  • Bob Petersheim was Lead Pastor September 8, 1985 – April 1997.
  • Jim White was Education & Youth Pastor August 1988 – December 1990
  • Ray Lapp served as associate pastor September 1991 – June 2003
  • Chester Kurtz served as Interim Pastor May 1997 – December 1999
  • John Denlinger was Lead Pastor January 2000 – February 2009
  • Nelson Yoder was Associate Pastor June 2003 – April 2016
  • Jeff Raught was Minister of Music May 2003 – Augst 2011
  • Carol Wenger was Minister of Youth & Young Adults February 2009 – October 2015
  • Ray Yoder served as interim March 2009 – September 2010
  • Mark Weidner served as Bridge Pastor – October – December 2010
  • Jeff Pauls served as Interim Minister of Youth & Young Adults October 2016 – May 2018
  • Mick Sommers held the role of Lead Pastor from January 2011 – March 2019
  • Audrey & Robert Kanagy were co-pastors September 2018 – July 2021
  • Audrey Kanagy holds the role of lead pastor – July 2021
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