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Pastor Tom Fries

 Pastor Tom Fries has been with us for almost 3 years now, and our congregation is growing under his leadership - Praise the Lord!  He grew up in Wayne County, PA on a Dairy Farm, and his first job was a farm hand, then school teacher.  His family includes his son Erik, Erik's wife Paige, his son Andrew, 3 grandchildren, and his mother Laneta. 
People he admires include Golda Mier, Jimmy Carter and Richard Rohr. Hobbies include fishing, and his favorite quote is "Work is love made visible".

Pastor Tom has served previously in Bethlehem and also locally at Hempfield. 



Gabriel's Horn, Comments Written by Pastor Tom

  • Comments written by Pastor Tom Fries for the newsletter, Gabriel's Horn, can be accessed below.

  • Gabriel's Horn, Pastor Tom, November, 2020 From Pastor Tom, God has placed it on my heart to share these words from Father Richard Rohr. May you be as blessed as I was.Some simple but urgent ...
    Posted Oct 31, 2020, 9:15 AM by Lois Kerchner
  • Gabriel's Horn, Pastor Tom, September, 2020 What does the Bible mean by “peace”? The Hebrew word we translate as peace is “shalom.” The way “shalom” is used does not mean to feel calm nor the absence ...
    Posted Sep 1, 2020, 11:41 AM by Lois Kerchner
  • Gabriel's Horn, Pastor Tom, August, 2020 July 12, 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, our coronavirus response team has been hard at work making plans to safely resume ...
    Posted Jul 29, 2020, 1:15 PM by Lois Kerchner
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