Rev. Robin MorganPastor and Head of Staff - email@example.com
Pastor Robin came to St. Andrews in 2015. She grew up in California where she studied History and Religion at Westmont College, before teaching Jr. High History. She came to the East Coast when she was called to Princeton Theological Seminary, and then to Camp Hill Presbyterian Church in PA, where she was ordained as an Associate Pastor. In her own life, Pastor Robin seeks to abide and delight in God’s presence, to seek paths of joy, and to live peaceably with all. She loves sunshine, flip flops, and reading a good book (preferably in a hammock). Pastor Robin’s hope for the church, for St. Andrews, is to be a place that loves God and all our neighbors, more and more, as we follow Christ together, going wherever Christ may lead.
Rob CochranYouth Director - firstname.lastname@example.org
Rob has been serving as the youth director for St. Andrews since the summer of 2014. He has worked in youth ministry in South Carolina, Western Pennsylvania, and now Central Pennsylvania. Rob is married and he and his wife have two children. He is a graduate of Lancaster Bible College and is currently working on a Masters of Divinity through Capitol Seminary. In ministry, Rob has found it a blessing to be in students’ lives and actively encouraging and supporting them as they explore and grow in their faith. His hope and desire for the youth ministry is to provide a safe place for students to seek and ask questions of their faith in Christ.
Cliffy ShinerOffice Manager - email@example.com
Cliffy was born in Dallas and grew up in Virginia. A graduate of Virginia Tech, she began working life as a remedial reading teacher in an elementary school for 3 years. A move to Richmond entailed a new career, apartment management, and marriage to Jere. After working in property management for 9 years, Cliffy and Jere moved to Lebanon to be closer to Jere’s wider family; they joined St. Andrews right away. After her youngest son started school, she went back to work as a kindergarten aide, then substituted for several years. She was hired in 2005 by St. Andrews to redo the church website, and became office manager in 2008. She considers her work at St. Andrews, and her connection to the church family, to be a gracious blessing!
Carole HainesMusic Coordinator
Carole joined the staff in 2010 as the Coordinator of Music Ministries. She directs the chancel choir and coordinates the music programs at St. Andrews. Carole is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She has taught music in public and private schools, as well as teaching flute to many students in the area. Carole has served as the Director of Music and Director of Handbells in multiple local churches. She currently performs as principal flute and piccolo with the Perseverance Band of Lebanon. She has performed with the York, Hershey, Harrisburg, Pottstown, and Reading Philharmonic symphony orchestras. She has also performed with Tony Bennett, Glen Campbell, and Marilyn Horne. Carole resides in Palmyra with her pet beagles, Jubie and Dusty. “Music is my passion and I thank God for the wonderful gift he has given me and the opportunity to direct the chancel choir and lead St. Andrews in praising God with music.”
Marc Hamme has been the treasurer at St. Andrews for many years. He and his family moved to Lebanon, almost 20 years ago from York Springs, PA. Marc went to Duke University, where he quickly discovered the importance of basketball. He went on to study Business and Finance, receiving a Masters from Carnegie-Mellon University. Within the larger church he and his wife, Lisa, have been great supporters of youth ministry, taking groups to Synod School, Triennium, Mission Trips, and Creation. When he has extra time, Marc may be found reading, hunting, or gardening. Over the years, he has enjoyed cheering on his daughters, Beth and Sarah, in their soccer games. We are grateful to have Marc’s expertise and calm, helpful spirit here at St. Andrews.
Daphne grew up in Connecticut and moved to Lebanon in 1982. She joined the staff of St. Andrews in 1999 under the leadership of Rev. Dick Cassel. She is the mother of 5 grown children. Her joy is grand-mothering her 8 lovely grandchildren. Because of St. Andrews she has met many wonderful people, whose friendships she treasures.
Neal LogdahlMedia Coordinator
Neal joined the staff at St. Andrews as the Media Coordinator in 2016, bringing with him experience as a professional audio engineer (in the live, studio and television settings), professional touring guitar and amplifier technician, and as a business owner, operator, and engineer of a boutique guitar amplifier and effects manufacturing company. Prior to entering the music and television industries as a full-time profession, Neal spent 15 years working in the emergency medical field retiring as a Paramedic and Class Coordinator/Instructor. Neal played clarinet during his school years and turned to the guitar as a primary musical focus while in Junior High; he continues to play to this day. Neal’s hobbies include camping, hiking, travel, music and scale model building.
Lisa has traveled many paths on her journey to St. Andrews. She enjoyed teaching elementary music, classroom, chorus, band, honor band, and strings for 37 years in the Lower Dauphin School District. Along the way, she served as Chair of the Dauphin County Choral Festival for 25 years. During several summers, Lisa completed graduate classes and spent time traveling in Europe with a 300-member concert band. She joined the Perseverance Town Band, where she continues to enjoy playing in the percussion section. Lisa has served as Minister of Music and Organist at several local churches. She has also directed children, youth, and adult choirs, as well as handbell choirs. Lisa is grateful for the friendships she has gathered, the opportunity to grow in faith, and the blessing of spreading God’s love and kindness throughout the world.
Kent PiercePraise Team Leader
Kent is the leader of our Praise Team. He graduated from Messiah College in 2002 with a degree in Music Education. He began his teaching career with the Harrisburg City School District teaching K-8 classroom and vocal music. During this time, he was the Assistant Director of Music at the Mechanicsburg Presbyterian Church. In 2005 Kent began teaching elementary music at the Milton Hershey School. He teaches all the music classes for students in grades 1-4 and directs the elementary choir. He also maintains a private vocal and piano studio in his home. Kent and his wife, Lauren, have 5 children: Elijah, Hudson, Kelvie, Brinton, and McKinley.