Senior Pastor - Dave Slabaugh



Pastor Dave and Esther Slabaugh
Pastor Dave was born in Hartville, Ohio, and attended Messiah Bible School. His wife Esther and him have been married for 35 years and have two sons, Davy and Geoff and seven beautiful grandchildren. Throughout the years he has had many wonderful experiences in short term missions. For 35 years Dave worked in construction before he was called to pastor Bethany Mennonite Church. Dave was licensed as Pastor in 1998 and ordained a year later. Currently he serves on the Rosedale Mennonite Mission board. Esther and Dave invite you to come and share in fellowship with them!

Associate Pastor - Marcus Sharp


Marcus Sharp, a lifetime resident of Hartville Ohio, graduated from Hartville Christian School, and Stark State College. At a early age, and numerous times since, he has enjoyed being involved and serving in various short term missions. Marcus and his wife Claudia, both attended Maranatha Bible School. They have twin daughters, Chelsea and Courtney, as well as one daughter, Gabriel, and a son, Carson. Marcus was licensed as associate pastor in 2013. Currently he works as a framing carpenter, for his own construction business.

Youth Pastor - Sam Coblentz


Youth Pastor Sam and Lori Coblentz
Youth Pastor Sam Coblentz was born in Fredericksburg, Ohio. He graduated from Hartville Christian School, and attended Maranatha Bible School, and the University of Akron. He is married to Lori, and the father to 3 sons; Quinten, Camden, and Morgan. He is a certified Optician working in Hartville and Sugarcreek. He served with Gospel Echoes Prison Ministry, and has enjoyed various short-term mission experiences. He was licensed as an Associate Pastor in 1996, and began serving as Youth Pastor in 2001.

Secretary - Debbie Yoder


Debbie Yoder began working as part-time Secretary in October 2007. Debbie has been married to Marv for 45 years. They have two sons. Dan is married to Beth (Spalding) they have two boys Ben & Sam. Ron is married to Kelli (Shaheen) They have two daughter's. Brianna & Eliza. Debbie retired in April 2015 from Hartville Hardware after 28 years.