Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.
Ken Lacy, Elder
Ken and his wife Sonnie, have attended Hephzibah since 2014. They have ten children, Sasha, Baron, Reuben, Nathaniel, Ethan, Benjamin, Kayla, Analisa, Isabella, and Jeremiah. They are active in the life and ministry of Hephzibah and currently serve as our Sr. High Youth Group leaders.
David Sheller, Elder
David and his wife Lauren met at Hephzibah and were married in 2008. They have two children, Megan and Daniel. David teaches math at the Coatesville Area Senior High School along with being the advisor for the Bible Club. Lauren is a stay-at-home mom and runs the MOPS program (Mothers of Preschoolers) at the church.
David Needham, Trustee
Dave and his wife Michele have been members of Hephzibah Baptist Church since 1999. Both Dave and Michele have been actively serving over the years in Sunday School, VBS, and together lead Hephzibah’s youth group. Dave has been singing with the choir since 2002.
Their son, Tyler, is active in youth group and works with the A/V crew. Tyler also serves as the church bell ringer.
As a family the Lord has greatly blessed our involvement with the youth group. We have witnessed the Lord at work in the lives of these young people. Michele and I are so thankful to our church family who encourage us and the students.
Glenn Ritter, Trustee
Glenn & his wife Lin joined Hephzibah Baptist Church in 2006. They have been active in the choir, missions committee, helping hands and other aspects of the church. Glenn has been a trustee for 5 years, Lin assists with children/youth activities and serves on the hospitality committee.
Linn Sheller, Trustee
Linn and his wife Joanne were married at Hephzibah in 1970 and have raised their children and worshiped here for over 45 years. Linn is a retired instrumental music teacher and Joanne a secretary from the Coatesville Area School District. Joanne was a stay-at-home Mom while raising their children. They now have the privilege of worshiping with their children and grandchildren at Hephzibah. As a Trustee, Linn oversees the cemetery and building/grounds.