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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 Fries, November, 2019 Watch Out For Wormwood!  I’ve long been a fan of C. S. Lewis. His fictional novel, The Screwtape Letters  (1942) remains a favorite. The plot and characters are used ...
    Posted Oct 31, 2019, 11:43 AM by Lois Kerchner
  • Gabriel's Horn, Pastor Tom Fries, October, 2019 Love is Not Far Away   A few years ago, I was attending a conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Our hotel and other hotels in the area were packed with people ...
    Posted Sep 24, 2019, 5:01 PM by Lois Kerchner
  • Gabriel's Horn, Pastor Tom Fries, September, 2019 More Than Just for Sneezes ! “God bless you.” We hear it often. So let’s pause and think: The noun “blessing” is used to convey God’s favor and protection ...
    Posted Aug 30, 2019, 9:22 AM by Lois Kerchner
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