Staff

LMC Office staff are available to assist congregations in carrying out their God-given purpose. We desire to walk alongside congregations through collaborative and coordinated ministries and resources that support 2020 Vision.

Tom Eshleman

teshleman@lmcchurches.org
Cell: 717-699-4578

Pastor Tom Eshleman has been named LMC’s Global Delegate. This new role was developed to help LMC strengthen its connections and relationships with our fraternal partners around the world.

Tom continues his pastoral ministry but also engages in this part-time support role. Tom serves as pastor at Groffdale Mennonite Church in Leola, PA where he has served since 2005.

He and his wife Jennifer have three children, ages 16, 13 and 11. Tom has a strong interest in cross-cultural interaction going back to his days as a public school teacher in Harrisonburg, VA relating with immigrant students and their parents from around the world. Short-term mission and study experiences in Jamaica, Central America, and Africa also impacted Tom. As a pastor, opportunities to relate with the global church energize him for the mission and witness of the local church.

Mindi Hoover

mhoover@lmcchurches.org
717-293-5246 ext. 105

Mindi Hoover began work as a part-time administrative assistant for LMC in May. Beginning in July, she will begin as the part-time Administrative Assistant for the STEP ministry program. Mindi lives in New Holland with her husband, Sheldon, and five children. They served for three years with New Hope Uganda and attend Byerland Mennonite Church.

Conrad Kanagy

ckanagy@lmcchurches.org
717-293-5246

As staff consultant, Conrad works on special projects including the assessment of conference programs and the development of new initiatives. He is available to work with local congregations in vision development and revitalization. He uses a variety of tools including questionnaires and focus groups to assist congregations in addressing particular questions they are wrestling with or to identify their mission. He also serves on the staff Leadership Team.

Conrad went to Wheaton College and earned advanced degrees in sociology from Penn State.

He and his wife, Heidi, are members of Elizabethtown Mennonite where Conrad leads the Pastoral Team.

Felixa V. de Kunkle

fvdekunkle@lmcchurches.org

717-293-5246 ext. 100

Felixa began to work as a part-time receptionist for LMC in March. She will be working at the front desk with maintaining and updating the LMC Website, facebook, Angelus monthly prayer guide, surveys,  evaluations, and other office responsibilities. Felixa was born in Honduras. She is fluent in Spanish, English, and German which she will use to help LMC with different tasks. She now lives with her husband Dean and her son Ben in Lancaster.  They attend Millersville Mennonite Church.

Sherri Martin

smartin@lmcchurches.org

717-293-5246 ext. 102

Sherri Martin joined the LMC team as an Administrative Assistant in March of 2019. Her role provides administrative support to the Moderator, the Credentialing Commission, and editorial management of the Shalom News. Sherri graduated from STEP in 2018 and brings a wide range of local ministry experience to her role. Her vision is to see LMC’s intercultural community become fully integrated through the witness of Jesus and the love of God to all people in the world today. Sherri and her husband Mel live in Ephrata and are members of Weaverland Anabaptist Faith Community.

Marcia Mylin

mmylin@lmcchurches.org
717-293-5246 ext. 114

Marcia Mylin serves as LMC resource staff. Her responsibilities include discipleship for all ages. She is also responsible for event planning and HR. Marcia and her husband Dale have 5 adult children and are members of Byerland Mennonite Church.

Marcia has degrees in Christian Education from Messiah College and a Master’s in Religion from Evangelical Theological Seminary.

Her desire is that all believers would be rooted and established in love and that they would know the deep love of Christ that surpasses knowledge that they may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God. (Eph.3:16-20)

Brinton Rutherford

brutherford@lmcchurches.org
717-293-5246 ext. 111

As the point person for Missional Anabaptist Identity, Brinton works on communicating the core values of LMC. He also develops theology teams to encourage theological discussion among Conference leaders and gives leadership to the area of Leadership Development.

After earning a Bachelor’s degree in Biophysics, Brinton went on to earn his Master’s of Divinity and his Ph.D. in Theology. His vision is to help leaders and congregations answer the question, “What does it mean to be missional Anabaptists and how does that affect our future ministry together as LMC congregations?”

Brinton and his wife, Jenice, attend Willow Street Mennonite.

Dale W. Stoltzfus

dstoltzfus@lmcchurches.org
717-293-5246 ext. 119

As Conference Minister, Dale gives leadership to LMC’s Credentialing Commission.

After earning his Bachelor’s degree from Eastern Mennonite University, Dale earned his M.Div. and his D.Min. from New York Theological Seminary. His vision is to be part of the team assisting the moderator and staff working at the Conference core values.

Dale and his wife, Doris, attend Mellinger Mennonite.

L. Keith Weaver

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

As Conference Moderator, Keith gives spiritual oversight and direction, including promoting a missional vision for LMC. He also engages in fund development for LMC.

Keith has a Masters of Arts in Church Leadership. 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.

Keith and his wife, JoAnne, are members of Blainsport Mennonite.

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