Born in Easton, Pa Jerry is the oldest of three boys. He met his wife, Kathy, on a blind date in 1974. Not long after their first meeting, she shared the Gospel and invited him to church. In early 1975 he surrendered his life to the Lord and later that year they were married. Jerry became a meat cutter and remained in that profession for 25 years. He then became a business owner and later drove a school bus for 7 years until becoming the Transportation Supervisor for Wilson Area School District for three years until retirement. Jerry worked for 4 years as the Facilities Coordinator for Easton Arts Academy and is now officially retired from there. Jerry’s involvement at Bethel encompasses many capacities over his 30 plus years of membership, such as softball player/coach, youth leader, AWANA secretary, men’s choir, Trustee, Treasurer, and currently as Elder assigned to Outreach. He has also served on short-term missions trips in Ecuador, Brazil, and India. Jerry and Kathy were blessed with two girls, Kyla Rae and Jeri Jo, and gives all thanks and praise to HIS Lord and Savior for forgiving him of his sins and allowing him to serve.