Bill Shank

Bill began serving as Pastor here at Five Forks in 1995. His primary areas of responsibility include administration, staff oversight, preaching/teaching, and church finances. He attended Elizabethtown College before transferring to Messiah College majoring in Political Science. He enjoys watching football (Packers) and baseball (Cardinals). He also enjoys reading, biking...

Ray Kipe

Ray began serving as Pastor at Five Forks in 1992. His primary areas of responsibility include ministry with seniors, the Deacon Board, work projects, facility management, missions, and preaching/teaching. Ray grew up in Africa and graduated from Messiah College with a degree in Chemistry. He and his wife Darlyss served...

Shaun Kipe

Shaun began serving at Five Forks in June 2010. He began as the Youth Director and now serves as a regular part of the Pastoral Team. His primary role is preaching/teaching preaching. In addition to this, his other primary areas of responsibility include leadership of the Connect Ministry and discipleship....

Ellen Egolf

Ellen began serving in the church office in January 2007. She and her husband Kevin have attended Five Forks since 1999. They live on his family’s dairy farm on Rock Hill Road. Ellen and Kevin have been blessed with four children – Spencer, Stacia, Scot, and Simon. In her free...

Julie Tiedemann

Julie began serving in the church office in October 2007. She serves as Office Administrator. She has attended Five Forks Church all her life. Julie graduated from Hagerstown Business College with a degree in Medical Assisting. She and her husband, David live in Chambersburg and have been married 34 years...

Dave Martin

Dave has been the Financial Assistant for Five Forks since 1993. He works part-time and does the payroll, pays bills, records receipts, prepares monthly and yearly Financial Reports and files the payroll tax reports. He also works full-time in accounting for D.M. Bowman Inc. in Williamsport, Md. Dave has been...

Beth Swankler

Beth began serving in the church office in April 2018. She serves as a Secretary and Child Abuse Prevention Coordinator. She and her children have attended Five Forks since 1999. In her free time Beth enjoys taking pictures and making memories with her four children – Matthew, Michael, Mara Beth,...

Chris Phillips

Chris began serving as the Children’s Pastor in late September of 2019. He holds a Master of Arts degree from Wesley Theological Seminary and has previously served churches in Lancaster, PA and Smithsburg, MD. Chris enjoys camping, hiking, and spending time with family. He and his wife Michele have three...

Brady Smith

Brady is our Pastor of Student Ministries. He started serving on staff in December of 2019. Brady graduated from Lancaster Bible College with degrees in Youth and Young Adult Ministries as well as Biblical Studies. When he is not hanging out with teenagers or his wife, Lexie, some of his...