- Staff

Pastor: Ben Willis, (firstpc@ptd.net) Pastor Ben grew up just outside Annapolis, MD, a graduate of Denison University (Columbus, OH). He and his wife, Amy, lived in Baltimore for their first years of marriage, later moving to Richmond, VA where Pastor Ben earned a Masters degree in Divinity from Union Theological Seminary and Amy earned a Masters degree in Nursing Managment from the Medical College of Virginia. Pastor Ben has served as pastor to the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Milford since his graduation from seminary. Pastor Ben and Amy homeschooled their three children, Noah and Eden, who are currently in college and Caleb who continues to be homeschooled; all of whom were born here in Milford. ”My favorite part of ministry,” he says, “is seeing people’s lives change as they meet, trust, and grow in the Lord Jesus. There’s nothing like it!” He enjoys spending time with his family, especially out exploring new places letterboxing or geocaching.

Praise Leader: Celeste Aldridge Prior to moving to Pike County she lived in Orange County, NY.  She grew up in Bergen County, NJ.   Celeste has been attending Evangelical Presbyterian Church since 2001 and became a member soon after.  She serves her Lord through her service on the Praise Team, along with her husband Martyn who is the sound technician.  Martyn and Celeste have also been involved with Sunday school, and directed the 2012 Christmas pageant.

Drug and Alcohol Counselor: Mike Neel resides in Shohola with his wife, Marilyn. They have five children and three grandchildren. Mike is a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor and has been counseling at Pike County Correctional Facility for more than 8 years. He has ministered in Africa, Scotland, and in various churches throughout the northeast. Mike and Marilyn were founders of Beacon of Hope Ministries which ministered to those overcoming addictions. He has worked in several area rehabilitation centers, as well. Please contact the Church Office for an appointment, 570-296-4711 or firstpc@ptd.net.

Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Milford, PA