Associate PastorPHONE: 610-395-3613 ext. 14
Ralph was appointed to Bethany Church in 1992 as the Associate Pastor. Previously he served at four Pennsylvania churches -- St. John's UMC in Ivyland, Washington Crossing UMC in Washington's Crossing, Neshamony UMC in Hulmeville, and Canadensis UMC in Canadensis.
Ralph received a Bachelor of Arts degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College and graduated from Drew Theological School with a Master of Divinity degree in 1976.
In his 37 years of pastoral service, Ralph has been active in Christian camping, local ecumenical organizations and senior citizen's ministry.
During his current appointment at Bethany, Ralph directs the Senior Citizens Fellowship, teaches Disciple Courses, directs the Mission Team Ministry and participates in worship services.
Ralph is married to Christal; they have two children. Cooking, Methodist history, Biblical Studies and a good mystery movie are enjoyable pastimes for Ralph.