Leadership

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Pastor Stefanie DiFrancesco, Senior Pastor


Pastor Stef received her ordination and pastoral calling in 2012 when she became senior pastor at Yocumtown Church of God. For sixteen years prior to coming to Yocumtown Church of God, Pastor Stef served the Lord in various capacities, including youth pastor and associate pastor, at three Churches of God in the Harrisburg area. She also served for many years as the secretary of the Youth and Family Life Commission, was a member of the Doubling Gap Center Board of Directors, and currently serves on the Credentialing and Placement Commission. Pastor Stef was created to honor God and help others by restoring brokenness. She exists to impact people to embrace their value and purpose by revealing Biblical truth. Pastor Stef loves her family, her church and her GOD!

Pastor Stef's husband, Nick DiFrancesco, also had a vocational calling to ministry. He currently serves as Executive Director of the Church of God General Conference for the Eastern Regional Conference.


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Kari Ricords, Children's Ministry Coordinator


Kari has always loved working with children and sharing Jesus' love with them. God has placed it on her heart to combine the teachings of His Word with fun and exciting activities. She loves seeing the children bloom and grow into strong believers.


She is married to Zach and is the mother of three fantastic little ones.



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Logan Zahora, Worship Leader


Logan has been actively involved in worship through music for the majority of his life. He became connected with Pastor Stef through Camp YoliJwa. In 2018 he was asked to fill the spot of a missing instrumentalist and ended up staying. In 2020, Logan took an intermission to study abroad which allowed him to experience a wider range of worship. During that time he established a minor in Music and Worship at Messiah University, and shortly after returning was officially offered the position of Worship Leader. It has been a joy for the congregation to see him grow during this time and he is excited for what the Lord has in store for the worship of His church.