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

Stephen Witmer

Lead Pastor

Stephen Witmer came to Pepperell Christian Fellowship in June 2008. He is a graduate of Wheaton College, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and the University of Cambridge. Stephen teaches courses in New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and helps lead Small Town Summits. He has written Eternity Changes Everything and A Big Gospel in Small Places, as well as articles for Desiring God and the Gospel Coalition. Stephen and his wife Emma live in Pepperell and have three children: Samuel, Annie, and Henry.

Jeff Willett

Church Planting Pastor

Jeff Willett lives in Townsend with his wife Christie and their three daughters: Grace, Abby and Ellie. He is a graduate of Gordon College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (M.Div.). Jeff serves as our Church Planting Pastor and along with his team, planted PCF’s first church, Christ Church Townsend on January 1, 2023. 

Amanda Johnson

Church Business Administrator

Amanda has been part of the PCF community since her move to New England in 2012. She serves as the church business administrator. She has also served as administrative support for Heart to Heart women’s ministry, has co-led a Heart to Heart small group, and has volunteered in a variety of church roles. Amanda is a graduate of Florida Southern College with a B.A. in Communications: Print Media and a minor in English. She has a background in administrative services in the church as well as in several non-profit organizations. Amanda and her fur-family (3 dogs and 1 horse) enjoy the farm life in Lunenburg.

Marie Bearer


Marie Bearer grew up in Ohio and has been attending PCF with her family since her move to New England in 2011. During her time at PCF she has served in several ministries including Heart to Heart, as a Deacon, and on the Building a Vision Team. Marie is a graduate of Ohio University and Johns Hopkins University. She and her husband George live in Groton with their two sons, Mason and CJ.

Wendy Cummings


Wendy grew up in Indiana and has been in Pepperell since 1993 and with PCF since 2010. Aside from being the church custodian, she serves in the nursery and has directed Serenity Choir (bedside choir) since 2013. Wendy is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Boston with a B.A. in English and minor in Secondary Education and an M.A. in English Composition. A part time Personal Care Attendant for the disabled, Wendy lives at home with her husband Rod. They have two children on earth, Moriah and Kevin, and one in heaven, Joshua.


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


David Fenton

Ed Renauld

Harry Marshall

Jay Clark

Jeff Willett

Stephen Witmer


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


Gavin Pryce Lewis

Jake Bronkema

Jon Rastas

Laure Close

Lisa Manley

Rod Cummings

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