Sunday
Sunday School 9:00 AM
Fellowship 10:00 AM
Sunday Worship 10:30 AM

Our Staff and Ministry Leaders

 

Wesley Grubb

Pastor
Glennmore, PA

Pastor Wesley and his wife, Sara, were lifelong natives of North Carolina before moving to Pennsylvania. Wesley graduated with a B.A. in philosophy and religion from Liberty University in 2010. After several years of advanced study in church history at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, he graduated with an M.Div from Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, NC in 2020. He has previously served as an assistant pastor in a former denomination before joining the EPC. In that role, he specialized in adult education and congregational care. While in seminary, Wesley served as the interim minister for his home church, preaching each week and leading adult Bible study.

Pastor Wesley enjoys college sports and a good pickup game of basketball. As a proud Southerner, he loves country cooking and sweet tea. He also enjoys reading poetry, studying history, listening to the rain, and watching the night sky.


Dan Stewart

Pastoral Affiliate
Honey Brook, PA

A native of western Pennsylvania, Dan graduated from Bucknell University with a BA in Economics, and then served as a flight officer in the US Navy. Following discharge, he and his new bride, Kathy, moved to Aberdeen, Scotland, where Dan worked on an off-shore oil rig in the North Sea. A co-worker’s fatal accident was the catalyst that led him to a relationship with Jesus and a subsequent call to ministry. Back from Scotland, Dan earned a BS in Education from Indiana University of PA, then received an MA in Philosophy of Religion from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL. Ordained in Minneapolis,
Dan served churches there and in Princeton Jct., NJ, before his 17 years as Senior Pastor of Great Valley EPC in Malvern, PA. A minister member of the Presbytery of the East of the EPC, Dan Currently serves “out-of- bounds” as both Chaplain of Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford, PA and Senior Chaplain of its parent organization, Presbyterian Senior Living. Dan and Kathy live in the Honey Brook area and have three sons and a daughter, all married, who have given them 14 grandchildren (5 boys and 9 girls!).

Glady Toth

Secretary
Downingtown, PA

Glady grew up and lived in Elverson, PA, most of her life until she married her husband Ken in 1996, moving to Downingtown, PA, where they currently reside. She earned an Associates Degree in Data Processing and one in Business Management at Reading Area Community College. She worked for fifteen years as Director of Credit for a semiconductor  company before becoming the Office Manager for the Forks Church. Her family has history at the Forks Church for five generations. She stays very busy with her two children, eleven grandchildren and four great-grandsons. She co-leads the youth program at the church, and serves in several ministries within the church. She has been on the Missions Team for many years and has gone on nine adult mission trips to Bolivia, two to South Africa, and has led youth mission trips locally and to Pikeville, KY, and Connecticut. She enjoys writing her memoirs and poetry, and self-published her first book of poetry in January 2012.
   
   

 

 

 

Tom & Julie
Darnall

Directors of Music Ministries
Glenmoore, PA

Tom grew up near Peoria, IL.  He received an engineering degree from the University of Illinois, an MBA from Georgia Tech, and currently manages a team of software engineers in Malvern. A company transfer brought Tom and his wife Julie to the area in 2000.  They have been members of the Forks since 2003.  Tom's music background includes high school marching, concert and jazz bands.  More recently, Tom was the bassist in Sound Doctrine, the Forks' former praise band.  Tom has also sung bass in the Forks choir for many years.  
Julie is originally from Marietta, Georgia, just outside Atlanta.  Her music background includes choir, piano and voice studies while getting a teaching degree from Samford University in Birmingham, AL.  She also earned a graduate degree in library science, and served in public libraries as a children's librarian in Marietta and later in the Chester County library in Exton, PA.  She enjoys music of all genres, and is grateful for the opportunity to serve God here at the Forks, both musically as the choir director,  and in the children's ministry as a teacher.  Tom, Julie, and their son John live in West Caln township near the Forks church.


Lisa Hartman

Organist
Downingtown, PA

Lisa A. Hartman has a diverse range of musical talents ranging from Concert Pianist, Concert Pedal Harpist, Director of Music Ministry and Choir, Professional Organist and Private Music Teacher in piano and lever/pedal harp. Her repertoire is extensive, and she is an active performing artist in the Chester County Area. Lisa holds a bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance from University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. She began her organ studies at the age of 13 and has been active as a Director of Music Ministry/Choir Director and a Professional Organist in various Church Organizations over the past 30 years. 

She is the recipient of various awards including:
-Clement C. Petrillo Memorial Piano Award in performance
-prize winner Upper Darby Performing Arts Center Competition
-prize winner Cafferata-Jackson Memorial Prize Auditions,
-prize winner JCC Young Musicians Competition,
-prize winner Austrian-American Society Mozarteum Scholarship Competition
-prize winner MTNA Wurlitzer Collegiate Artist Competition. As recipient of the Scholarship to Loire Valley Institute, Chinon, France, Piano Grant she performed as soloist in Southern France. 

Lisa is an active member of the American Guild of Organists, SE PA Guild of Organists, Phila AGO, MTNA, PMTA, MLMTA, Phila Harp Society and American Harp Society. She has taught piano at The Darlington Fine Arts Center and The Wilmington Music School.  She currently teaches private harp and piano lessons in her in-home music studio EVOVED INC.
email:  musicbylisag@gmail.com
https://lisaguglielmo.musicteachershelper.com/


Walt Rigg

Sexton 
Honey Brook, PA

Walt Rigg is a native of Honey Brook, PA and has been on staff at the Forks for a number of years. His work as sexton is to oversee the church grounds and facilities, as well as the Forks Cemetery. In addition to his staff work, he serves in a number ministries within the congregation. He is married to his wife Shelly and together, they have three children, Walter, Dylan, and Tommy.