Our Leadership Team

The Blue Ball Church of the Brethren is served by a team of ministers -- all bivocational -- who have been called out of the congregation to serve.

Jeff Stauffer

Jeff is currently serving as interim lead pastor.  Jeff was licensed for ministry in October 2011 and was ordained in October 2016.  Jeff and his wife, Darlene, have been married for 20 years and are blessed with 5 sons and 2 precious daughters. 

Jeff is self-employed.

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Galen Weaver


Galen was ordained in ministry in 2004 and served as the Lead Pastor from 2008 - 2018.  He and his wife, Janet,  have been married for 43 years. 

They have 4 daughters and 6 grandchildren.  Galen works at Rohrer's Quarry as a concrete salesman.

Michael Dueck - Associate Pastor


Michael was called to serve as an Associate Pastor in January 2023.  His focus is on the youth, but also serves on the leadership team.  Michael and his wife, Savanna, were married in June 2022.  He is also employed as a PE and Health teacher at Lititz Area Mennonite School.

Joel Hershey - Moderator


Joel was ordained in the ministry in 1978.  He and his wife, Jane, have been married for 52 years.  They have 4 children and are the proud grandparents of 8 beautiful grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild.   Joel served as lead pastor from 1999 to 2008.  Today he is retired as a Pastor at Blue Ball, but serves as our church moderator. 

Contact Us

Blue Ball Church of the Brethren

1005 East Main Street

PO Box 185
Blue Ball, PA   17506

Phone: (717) 288-7438

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