Logan Ames - Lead Pastor
Logan is excited about reading, studying, and teaching God's Word and loves to apply it to daily life. He is passionate about using Scripture and his own traditions, reasoning, and experiences to help others get to know Jesus and find hope, meaning, and joy for their lives. He grew up in Harrisburg PA and graduated from Indiana Univ. of PA with a criminology degree, and later received a Master of Divinity degree from Winebrenner Theological Seminary with a specialization in family ministry. He has been blessed with opportunities where he taught and ministered to people of all ages, as well as the homeless, drug-addicted, and incarcerated. He previously worked as a child protective services investigator and part-time pastor before entering full-time ministry. He is licensed with the Churches of God - General Conference. He enjoys playing golf, watching all sports, and spending time with family. Logan is married to his wife Clara, who is the executive director for a faith-based agency that provides mental health services.
John Harman - visitation pastor
John is a dedicated Yankees fan. But more than that he loves the Lord. One of his passions is to visit those in need. He also is a great small group leader and always has several going on at all times. He and his volunteer crew clean the church weekly. John has been married to Sue for over 50 years. He has served FCC for 18 years. John was ordained by the Chuches of God in May of 2000 and has a degree in Pastoral Studies from Winebrenner Theological Seminary. He completed a year of internship as Chaplain from the York Hospital.
Richelle Corty - worship director
Richelle has been singing since she can remember and playing piano for almost as long as that. Playing the piano and singing at the same time however, is a gift she received within the last few years. She is excited about leading at Friendship and getting to know the congregation more. In her spare time you can find her outside. Biking, backpacking, kayaking, gardening, you name it she likes to do it! She is passionate about environmental stewardship and educating/inspiring young minds to make sustainable choices to benefit future generations.
Gary Shaner - Tech Director
Gary was behind the computer at the first service in the new church building in 2002 and has served in various roles since. He has an Associate’s degree in computer networking from Keystone Technical Institute. He has two children, Cody and Kala, who live in Dover, PA. He loves woodworking and computers. Gary enjoys leading the tech team in delivering the best church experience possible.
Devin Ritenour - Children and Teen Director
Devin is a 2016 graduate from Messiah College with a degree in Biblical and Religious Studies with a focus in youth and a minor in cross cultural ministry. When she isn't with our teens, you can find her in nature, hiking, kayaking, reading, or climbing trees. She loves traveling around the world and learning from the people she encounters. She is new to Friendship Community Church, but is eager to connect with children and teens through Sunday School and Sunday nights Alive @ 5!
Sarah Morin - church administrator
Sarah grew up in the Dover area and still resides there with her husband and son. In her spare time she loves to read, watch football, and go to the beach.
Pam Westerhold - Preschool Director / Teacher
Pam loves working with children! She has been a preschool teacher for more than twenty years, and since 2010 has been the Director of Little Friendships Preschool. She loves teaching and is very glad to be able to use this passion at Friendship Church. Pam also loves taking care of her rain garden and releasing monarch butterflies and is a beekeeper, along with her husband, Jerry. They love to travel to Chicago, sometimes just for the pizza! Her daughter Jen is also actively involved in the church as she helps with the Children and Teen ministries and the Praise Team. Pam would love to teach your children at Little Friendships!
Sandy Sharp - Preschool Teacher
Sandy loves teaching at Little Friendships Preschool She has worked with children for over twenty-five years and considers it a ministry of the heart. She and her husband, Randy, have two daughers, Olivia and Deanna. They enjoy going to Knoebels Amusement Park and visiting Ocean City, New Jersey every summer. Sandy is also a talented artist and has worked on many projects for the church, including the set design for the stage themes.
Amber Witter - Church Treasurer
Amber is a graduate of York College of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's degree in accounting. She is currently a full time accountant as well as a treasurer for the church. She is married to George Witter. She enjoys gardening and pursuing her dreams.
Pastor Dennis Hall
Dennis founded Friendship Community Church. The first service was March 17, 1991 at the Bob Hoffman YMCA in Dover.
Dennis vision for Friendship was to see unconnected people find God in their lives. He is passionate about anything that helps people say “yes” to God.
Now retired, he enjoys watching sports (especially the Steelers), playing golf and taking long walks with his new rescue lab mix, Maggie. He is married to Ruth, and has two children, Joshua and Peter.