Bishops

LMC congregations are grouped together in geographic districts. Oversight of each district is provided by a bishop or supervisor. Several bishops give oversight to more than one district.

Bishop R. Alan Kauffman

ank@pa.net

717-935-9965

Central Penn District

Bishop since 2021

Alan Kauffman’s vision is to encourage local congregations to see themselves as missional outposts in their communities, using their unique giftedness to make disciples and make use of the opportunities God gives to share the Good News of Jesus’ love for the whole world.

Bishop Rodney A. Martin

rmartin@lmcchurches.org
717-626-8237

Conestoga River District

Bishop since 2018

Rodney Martin’s vision is to see congregations engage with the Missional work of Christ in their neighborhoods while cultivating multi-cultural and multi-generational communities of faith

Bishop Joe Miller

jmiller@lmcchurches.org
717-584-1123

Conestoga River District

Bishop since 2018

Joe’s vision for the congregations and members he walks with is that Christ will live in their hearts and that they will be rooted and grounded in love. He prays for the members he serves that they will be so filled with the Spirit that they will be witnesses of the Good News of Jesus to the people God places in their path.

Bishop J. Nelson Bechtold

jnbechtold@embarqmail.com
717-367-1938

Elizabethtown and York Districts

Bishop since 2017

Nelson Bechtold’s passion is to see the Church grow in discipleship and missional vision in our local communities. Nelson’s prayer is that God would “use us to spread the aroma of the knowledge of Him everywhere. For we are to God the pleasing aroma of Christ among those who are being saved and those who are perishing” 2 Corinthians 2:14-15.

Bishop Lloyd E. Hoover

lehoover@frontiernet.net
717-381-6641

Groffdale District

Bishop since 1995

As an overseer, Lloyd Hoover’s vision is to equip leaders to help other leaders build healthy congregations.

Bishop J. Allen Lehman

bishop@franklindistrict.org

717-504-0164

Franklin District

Bishop since 2017

Allen’s vision is to see healthy pastors produce healthy congregations.

Bishop Richard Mininger

rlhm87@gmail.com
717-774-4270

Harrisburg District

Bishop since 2011

Richard Mininger’s vision is to support and encourage the pastors in the Harrisburg District and to help each congregation carry out its mission.

Bishop Paul W. Nisly

PNisly@messiah.edu
717-766-4937

Bishop since 1995

Paul Nisly writes, “In our districts with quite diverse views in our congregations and in a time of a very divided culture, I pray that we can accept the Apostle Paul’s challenge to the church in Corinth: ‘Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation: the old has gone, the new has come. All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation.’ (II Cor. 5:17-18) May we as Christ-followers be agents of healing and hope in our communities.”

Bishop Robert S. Brody

rbrody@lmcchurches.org
717-872-8111

LanChester, New Danville and Willow Street-Strasburg Districts

Bishop since 2015

Robert Brody’s desire is to see congregations flourish in the context of their local communities, partnering with other congregations to create a network where they serve one another. For each member of the church he hopes they may state as Paul did to the Thessalonians: “We loved you so much that we shared with you not only God’s Good News but our own lives, too.”

Bishop Stephen S. Weaver

sweaver@lmcchurches.org
717-284-2508

LanChester, New Danville and Willow Street-Strasburg Districts

Bishop since 2015

Stephen Weaver’s desire is to emulate the beloved apostle when Paul said, “To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the nations the unsearchable riches of Christ, and to bring to light for everyone what is the plan of the mystery hidden for ages in God who created all things, so that through the Church the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly places.”

Bishop Keith W. Blank

kblank@lmcchurches.org
717-333-2599

Landisville-Manor District

Bishop since 2015

Keith Blank’s vision is to empower, equip and support pastors as they lead in their respective congregations. His life mission statement is “to equip, raise up, and mobilize leaders in the body of Christ while modeling an obedient, Spirit-filled life thereby enabling others to see their own gifting and calling.”

Bishop David W. Musser

davewmusser@gmail.com
717-639-5135

Lebanon and Manheim Districts

Bishop since 2018

Dave’s vision is to inspire and empower pastors to become healthy leaders who, by leading in healthy ways inspire a new generation of healthy leaders.

Bishop Daryl L. Weaver

dalywe14@gmail.com
717-572-7729

Martindale District

Bishop since 2014

The development of vision and leaders in the Martindale District as well as effective communication are areas Daryl is excited about pursuing with the goal of seeing thy kingdom come on earth, as it is in heaven.

 

NYC Bishops’ Team

Celso Jaime
(no picture),
Hyacinth Banks Stevens, Moises Angustia, Nicolas Angustia.

Nicolas Angustia
nangustia@gmail.com
718-456-9401

Celso Jaime
garifunabronx@gmail.com
347-208-5048

Moises Angustia
moisesa@gmail.com
917-202-6630

Hyacinth Banks Stevens
kgtpastorhstevens@gmail.com
917-701-0145

Bishop M. John Nissley

jnissley@lmcchurches.org

Great Lakes West District

Bishop since 2021

My vision for the Great Lakes West District is expressed in Colossians 2:2 (NIV): “My purpose is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ.”

Bishop Alvin C. Motley

alvincmotley@verizon.net
610-842-1837

Philadelphia District

Bishop since 2009

Al Motley’s vision is to be a pastor to pastors and to help develop leaders and their churches by the Word and will of God to continue to be effective in the kingdom.

Bishop Tuyen Nguyen

tuyen552002@yahoo.com
215-820-5399

Philadelphia District

Bishop since 2009

Tuyen Nguyen’s vision is to glorify the Lord in Holy Spirit led church growth through the transformation of individuals and communities in training and mission to the ends of the world according to the great commission of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Supervisor Samuel Lopez

slopezCIMH@aol.com
717-354-9192 (office)
717-468-1515 (cell phone)

Spanish District

Supervisor since 1994

As a supervisor, Samuel has a vision to encourage and support pastors and congregations to have a healthy spiritual life and ministry, and to fulfill God’s call on their lives.

Bishop Eric Marshall

eric@blainsport.org

Valley-Mountain PA-East District

Bishop since 2020

Eric Marshall’s vision is to collaborate with a team of bishops to build church leaders, strengthen congregations, and expand Christ’s Kingdom

Bishop Brian Martin

brianmartin@weaverland.org

717.445.6348, ext. 102

Valley-Mountain PA-East District

Bishop since 2020

Brian desires to grow healthy leaders and leadership teams—who inspire healthy leaders and leadership teams to enthusiastically engage the local church in the active mission of God in their community and beyond.

Bishop James Weick

jimweick@gmail.com

Valley-Mountain PA-East District

Bishop since 2020

Jim is eager to help pastors to connect with, and develop, a new generation of leaders; and to encourage the people in their congregations who feel the pull of the Holy Spirit to launch out and start Jesus’ communities of all shapes and sizes.

Bishop Glenn Kauffman

glenn.kauffman@gmail.com
301-642-5631

Washington-Baltimore District

Bishop since 2008

Glenn Kauffman’s vision is to coach and encourage pastors and their leadership teams to grow as healthy, multiplying, life-transforming congregations in the body of Christ.

Bishop Josef V. Berthold

josefbrendab@gmail.com

West End Network

Bishop since 2018

Bishop Earl Yoder

eyoder1741@comcast.net
814-662-4384

Western Maryland District

Bishop since 2016

Earl Yoder is intentional in building relationships with the leaders, in his district, and he helps leaders become the best pastors possible.

Bishop Tim Darling

Tim@cmfmilton.org

 

Bishop since 2009

Oversees Agape Fellowship Church

Bishop Dale Rintelman

pastordr@comcast.net

North Penn District

Bishop since 2020

 

Bishop L. Keith Weaver

kweaver@lmcchurches.org
717-293-5246 ext. 101

Conference Moderator

As Moderator, Keith Weaver’s vision is to see LMC become a fellowship of congregations fully engaged in the mission of God and multiplying disciples of Jesus Christ and new faith communities.

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