Jeff Berger, Pastor
Jeff Berger joined the St. John’s family in 2016. As Pastor, he serves as St. John’s primary preacher while developing strategic vision in consultation with the Ministry Council. He also serves St. John’s as a middle school youth leader. Jeff is passionate about preaching God’s Word with integrity and creativity. His desire is to help children, youth, and adults understand and apply God’s Word in everyday living as they grow in their relationship with Jesus.
He is a Board of Directors member and a Junior High Camp director at Twin Pines Camp near Stroudsburg, PA, an Ambassador with Group Publishing in Loveland, CO, and a Lifetree Guide with Lifetree Adventures in Loveland, CO. He is also the author of “The Family Devotional Guide to Disneyland Park and Magic Kingdom Park,” published in 2012 by Evergreen Press of Mobile, AL. (Signed copies are available by contacting Jeff.)
Before coming to St. John’s, Jeff was a Regional Manager with Operation Christmas Child from 2013-2016 – where he recruited, selected, trained, and encouraged volunteer leaders to help share the love and good news of Jesus with children around the world through shoebox gifts. He was the Youth Pastor at Mohn’s Hill Evangelical Congregational Church from 1994-2013 – during which time he spoke to thousands of youth and youth leaders across the country at various workcamps, retreats, conferences, summer camps, and other special events.
Jeff was licensed to preach in the Evangelical Congregational Church in 1993 and was ordained as an elder in 2000. He graduated from Evangelical Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree in Christian Education in 1999 and from Millersville University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary English Education in 1992. He put his faith in Christ as a child at Twin Pines Camp. He lives in Palmyra and loves the beach, drum corps, Disney parks, and the Dallas Cowboys.
To contact Jeff, please text or call him at 717-371-0840 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org