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Pastor Tom Fries

 Pastor Tom Fries has been with us for 2 1/2 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, March, 2019 Lent, Moses, and the Promised Land   One of the great ironies of history is Moses' not getting to enter and enjoy the Promised Land. Yes, he was allowed to see ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2019, 1:09 PM by Lois Kerchner
  • Gabriel's Horn, Pastor Tom, December, 2018 Advent Is Upon Us! Advent is a time of expectation and hope.  “Advent” means “arrival” or “coming,” and it prompts us to pause each day in December and remember why ...
    Posted Nov 30, 2018, 5:13 PM by Lois Kerchner
  • Gabriel's Horn, Pastor Tom, November 2018 How to Vote Like a Methodist   There will be an election on Tuesday, November 6. As this election approaches, we disciples have an opportunity to go to the polls as ...
    Posted Oct 29, 2018, 5:53 PM by Lois Kerchner
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