Leadership

Staff

Our staff leads and coordinates the day to day ministry of the church

Ben Ruhl
Ben Ruhl
Pastoral Intern

Ben Ruhl is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and is currently pursuing an M. Div. at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. During his time in Massachusetts, Ben is dividing his time between studies at Gordon-Conwell and serving as the pastoral intern at PCF. His primary ministry at the church involves discipleship and youth ministries. Ben and his wife Olivia are passionate about the word of God and equipping others to read the word for themselves.

Ed Marino
Ed Marino
Business Administrator

Ed Marino has been the Business Administrator of PCF since 2001. Prior to that, he worked as an Information Systems Manager, developing and supporting financial information systems. Ed is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music and has been a musician most of his life. He served as a worship leader at PCF for many years, and he plays guitar and bass in the worship ministry. Ed and his wife Tricia have been married for over 40 years, have a married son and daughter, and five grandchildren.

Jeff Willett
Jeff Willett
Associate Pastor

Jeff Willett is a native of Pepperell and has been part of PCF since nearly its inception. He is a graduate of Gordon College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (M.Div.). Jeff serves as our Associate Pastor of Community and Mission, focusing on building up and equipping the body of Christ at PCF and reaching the surrounding community with the gospel. He also leads our PCF Youth Group. Jeff and his wife Christie live in Townsend with their three children: Grace, Abby and Ellie.

Stephen Witmer
Stephen Witmer
Lead Pastor

Stephen Witmer grew up in Monson, Maine. He is a graduate of Wheaton College, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and the University of Cambridge (Ph. D. in New Testament) and taught New Testament studies at the University of Cambridge and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary before becoming pastor of Pepperell Christian Fellowship in June of 2008. His prior ministry experience includes serving as an intern under Dr. John Piper at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Stephen continues to teach New Testament at Gordon-Conwell. He has written Eternity Changes Everything: How to live now in the light of your future, The Good Book Guide to Jonah, and numerous articles that have appeared in publications such as Bible Study Magazine, Reformation 21, and the Gospel Coalition website. Stephen and Emma live in Pepperell and have three children: Samuel, Annie, and Henry.

Elders

Our Elders lead and shepherd the church, and devote themselves to prayer and the ministry of the Word

David Fenton
David Fenton

Harry Marshall
Harry Marshall

Jeff Willett
Jeff Willett
Associate Pastor

Jeff Willett is a native of Pepperell and has been part of PCF since nearly its inception. He is a graduate of Gordon College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (M.Div.). Jeff serves as our Associate Pastor of Community and Mission, focusing on building up and equipping the body of Christ at PCF and reaching the surrounding community with the gospel. He also leads our PCF Youth Group. Jeff and his wife Christie live in Townsend with their three children: Grace, Abby and Ellie.

Stephen Witmer
Stephen Witmer
Lead Pastor

Stephen Witmer grew up in Monson, Maine. He is a graduate of Wheaton College, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and the University of Cambridge (Ph. D. in New Testament) and taught New Testament studies at the University of Cambridge and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary before becoming pastor of Pepperell Christian Fellowship in June of 2008. His prior ministry experience includes serving as an intern under Dr. John Piper at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Stephen continues to teach New Testament at Gordon-Conwell. He has written Eternity Changes Everything: How to live now in the light of your future, The Good Book Guide to Jonah, and numerous articles that have appeared in publications such as Bible Study Magazine, Reformation 21, and the Gospel Coalition website. Stephen and Emma live in Pepperell and have three children: Samuel, Annie, and Henry.

Tom Beal
Tom Beal

Deacons

Our Deacons serve by meeting the physical and material needs of the church.

Anne Nason
Anne Nason

Bill Wright
Bill Wright

Bob Vaughan
Bob Vaughan

Dan Manley
Dan Manley

Gillian Pryce Lewis
Gillian Pryce Lewis

Jim Gibson
Jim Gibson

Joy Brett
Joy Brett

Marie Bearer
Marie Bearer

Rod Cummings
Rod Cummings

Steve Poirier
Steve Poirier