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Staff

Tom ReinselRev. Thomas Reinsel – Interim Senior Pastor

Pastor Tom was educated in the public school system of Reading, PA., graduating from Reading Senior High School. He graduated from Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA and received his Masters of Divinity degree from the Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, PA. He was ordained as a Rostered Ordained Clergy by the Lutheran Church In America, The Eastern Pennsylvania Synod, May, 1964.

He served as a Parish Pastor for twenty-five years to Lutheran Congregations in Pennsylvania, -  Delaware, Schuylkill, Lehigh and Berks Counties. For eighteen years he was called by the Lutheran Home at Topton, Topton, PA, to serve as Vice-President of Church Relations and as the President and CEO of the Continuing Care Retirement Community, The Highlands at Wyomissing, PA.

 
Since his retirement as a Rostered Ordained Clergy he has served the United Church of Christ and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America - being called to nine congregations as an Interim Pastor.  He is married to Amy Hawman Reinsel for over fifty years and is the father of two daughters and grandfather to two grandchildren.



Tracey-O.1-225x300Tracey Ormsbee- Director of Christian Education

Tracey Ormsbee is the Christian Education Director at Allegheny Lutheran Church since 2005.  She is mom to two daughters in college.  Tracey LOVES working with children and has a knack for transforming deep biblical stories into age appropriate stories.  Many children at AELC call out, “Miss Tracey, Miss Tracey” on a Sunday morning as they swoop in for a hug. Her love for them and Jesus is amazing and the energy she brings to Christian Education, for all ages, is contagious.

Please contact Tracey at chrised@aelc.org with any questions about Christian Education at AELC.






Amy-N.-225x300Amy Naugle- Director of Youth Ministry

Mrs. Amy Naugle is the Director of Youth Ministry and has been employed with the church since December 2009.  She truly loves the group of teenagers she works with (7th-12th graders and college students) and has enjoyed seeing many of them grow over the years – 1st teaching some when they were in 5th grade!  A mom of 3, Amy loves being outdoors especially coaching her daughters in soccer or watching her son play football or lacrosse. Amy and her husband, Kevin, live in Brecknock Township and share their home with Cody, a golden retriever and Kali, a parti-colored goldendoodle.

Please contact Amy at a_knaugle@msn.com or via her cell at 610-914-0007 (texts are fine) with any questions about youth ministry at AELC.

 

 

 

 

Nancy-M.-225x300Nancy Maier – Musician and Director of Choirs

Nancy is a lifelong member of Allegheny. She formally joined our ministry team in March of 2011.  She is a classically trained pianist, who is also gifted in many areas.  She brings a deep appreciation for traditional Lutheran worship and music, and has built up our teen, youth, and bell choirs since she joined the church ministry staff.

Nancy is a retired special ED teacher in the Governor Mifflin School District, and is passionate about church music.  She regularly invites guest musicians from around the area to share their musical gifts with the congregation.






Bill Moczydlowski-PRAISE TEAM LEADER

Bill is a gifted muscian and AELC member serving as interim worship leader. 


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