Meet the Staff

JOEL F NOGLE

Pastor

Contact: pj4word@gmail.com

Joel Nogle has been pastor of the Chambersburg Church of the Brethren since January 2017. He has 35 years of pastoral experience, previously serving congregations in East Petersburg, Gettysburg and Martinsburg, Pennsylvania. Joel received his Master of Divinity from Lancaster Theological Seminary in 1985. He is a preacher/storyteller who strives to make each message Scripturally sound and culturally relevant. His particular passions are in the areas of Pastoral Care and Discipleship, helping others connect to Christ on a personal basis. Joel lives with his wife, Kathie, in Chambersburg. They have three grown daughters, four grandchildren and one great granddaughter.  They share their home with three dogs.

LIZ MONN THORPE 

Director of Music

Contact: lizthorpe62@gmail.com

Elizabeth (Liz) was a vocal major at Mansfield University where she met her husband, Phil.  Together they share the responsibilities of the music department for the church with Liz leading in the areas of vocal ministry and Phil directing the instrumental ensembles. 

Liz is also a graduate of Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Indiana, with a Master of Arts in Theology degree, and a recent graduate of the TRIM program (Training in Ministry) through Bethany Academy for Ministerial Leaders.  Liz also holds a certificate in Spiritual Direction through Oasis Ministries. 

JAMIE RHODES

Director of Christian Education and Youth Programs

Contact: jamie@chambcob.org

CAROL A. WINGERT

Administrative Assistant

Contact: chambcob@gmail.com

I was raised in the Chambersburg Church of the Brethren.  Married with two sons, whom were raised in the Chambersburg Church of the Brethren.  Began employment with the church on June 19, 2006.

Love the people here and enjoy my job!