Rev. Dr. Andrew Hart and Rev. Laura Hart
Tressa Bellows earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English at Penn State University. She has worked for PCFS since 2011 and became the Administrative Assistant in September 2012. Tressa and her husband, Garth are the proud parents of 3 daughters, Abigael, Eliza and Ivy.
Mrs. Patti Jo Plasterer
Mrs. Patti Jo Plasterer is a graduate of CASHS & Franklin County LPN School. She worked as an LPN Charge Nurse at Franklin Co Nursing Home for 16 years. Patti studied pipe organ & piano with Miss Winifred Ross & served as a substitute organist in many area churches since 1971. She has been employed at Falling Spring Church for 3 years as organist and is married with 2 children.
David L. Wenerd
David L. Wenerd has been Director of Music at the PCFS since Summer 1996. David was born and educated in Philadelphia, PA. His two degrees in Music Education are from Temple University (BS MusEd) and The Catholic University of America (MMusEd). Further graduate education was in the PhD program at the Pennsylvania State University (ABD) He is married to Babette, from Chambersburg and they have three grown children, Brandon, Jared, and Jenelle. David is Supervisor of the K-12 Art & Music Departments in the Chambersburg Area School District and is currently assigned to directing the CASHS Bands. Professional affiliations include MENC/PMEA; ACDA; and Phi Beta Mu.
Justin M. Hanks
Justin M. Hanks has worked with Falling Spring since February of 2006. Justin started as temporary help, but loved working with the staff and congregation so much that he took on the full-time position as Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds. He feels very fortunate to have been given that opportunity and blessed by the knowledge and experience has has gained over the past seven years. Justin graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor’s Degreein Economics and International Business. For a short time, he lived abroad but he made his way back to his hometown and the church he grew up in.
Denise Ekdahl only came to Falling Spring Presbyterian Church in September,2012 but feels blessed to be a part of this organization. Originally from southeast Louisiana she and her husband Jim moved back to his hometown Gettysburg, in June, 1985. They have one daughter, Jenna. Denise has a degree in marketing from Southeastern Louisiana University. Her primary business experience includes 20+ years of preparing income taxes, office manager for her husband’s real estate firm and bookkeeper for a small legal firm in Gettysburg.
Brad has enjoyed serving as youth director since August, 2000 and is grateful to lead and learn from such great youth, leaders, and families. Before coming to Falling Spring, Brad served as youth director at Graystone Presbyterian Church in Indiana, PA from April, 1994 to August, 2000. He graduated from Indiana University of PA in 1994 with a B.A. in Clinical Sociology and minor in Cultural Anthropology. Brad loves his beautiful wife and adores his two amazing daughters.