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 the LMC Mission Statement.
Phone: 717-293-5246, ext. 100
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.
717-293-5246 ext. 121
William serves as an LMC resource staff in the area of theological education and specifically Anabaptist Christian identity formation. He is also an associate pastor at New Danville Mennonite Church, where he and his wife, Stacey, attend.
William studied historical and systematic theology and biblical studies at Vennard College, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and Drew University. His vision is to help our congregations and individuals be Spirit-empowered disciples of Jesus, living lives that engage and impact the world around us.
717-293-5246 ext. 105
Mindi Hoover serves as a part-time administrative assistant in the LMC and STEP Offices. Mindi balances several plates in the position and enjoys the variety her job offers. You will find her serving in finance bookkeeping, congregational and individual giving, STEP details and Google Classroom, The Legacy Foundation grants administration, CCL Planning, and the LMC Education Grants Committee.
As a 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 focuses 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.
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 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 by the love of God and Spirit of Jesus in the world today.
Sherri and her husband Mel live in Ephrata and are members of Weaverland Anabaptist Faith Community.
717-293-5246 ext. 100
Karl McKinney is the Intercultural Leadership Minister, a new role focused on the pursuit of justice as followers of Christ in LMC. He will serve to help leaders throughout LMC increase their skills to build intercultural relationships.
Karl serves full-time in this role. He has followed Christ in intercultural relationships within culturally diverse communities, since 1983. He has lived among and served people without homes and he has managed affordable houses and complexes, both for immigrants to the USA and a diverse clientele. He also has served on teams to form new congregations, pastor existing congregations with long histories, and serve leaders in urban, rural, and suburban contexts in the conferences of Mennonite Church USA and in LMC. Karl is available to help leaders and leadership teams interested in addressing the challenges of following Christ as a people from every tribe, nation, and tongue.
717-293-5246 ext. 114
Marcia Mylin serves as LMC resource staff. Her responsibilities include discipleship for all ages. She also serves as the STEP Director and is 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)
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.
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, Spanish-English translations, 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.
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’s core values.
Dale and his wife, Doris, attend Landis Homes.
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.