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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, March, 2020 Life is Hard, But You Are Not Alone!   All great spirituality is about what we do with our pain.  It either transforms us, or destroys us. The great saints taught ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2020, 1:01 PM by Lois Kerchner
  • Gabriel's Horn, Pastor Tom, February, 2020
    Posted Jan 27, 2020, 12:13 PM by Lois Kerchner
  • Gabriel's Horn, Pastor Tom, January, 2020 Sing in the New Year!  The opening pages of the United Methodist Hymnal bear a preface that has bemused and bewildered worshippers for ages.  These seven rules, titled Directions for ...
    Posted Jan 2, 2020, 5:52 PM by Lois Kerchner
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