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

Our Staff and Ministry Leaders

 

Dr. Ron DiNunzio

Interim Pastor
Lancaster, PA

A native of Detroit, Michigan, Dr. DiNunzio graduated from Wayne State University, Detroit, with a BS Ed.  He also holds a Master of Divinity degree from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi and an earned Doctor of Ministry degree from that same institution.
He retired from full-time pastoral ministry after 21 years of serving as senior pastor to congregations in Butler, Pennsylvania and Brooksville, Florida. He taught Medical Ethics and Systematic Theology as an adjunct professor at Evangelical University and Seminary in Plant City, Florida. Ron served as the Director of Church Relations for both Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida and the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Some of his responsibilities have included serving as Moderator of the General Assembly of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church and Chairman of the Denomination’s Permanent Judicial Commission. He also chaired its Committee on Administration. Ron also served at the presbytery level as Moderator, for both the Presbytery of the Alleghenies and the Presbytery of Florida.
He and his wife, Jeanna, have two children.  Nicole who lives in Utica, Michigan with her husband, Seth. Their son Charles who lives in Washington, D.C.They also have four grandchildren.


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 she and Ken 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 in credit management before becoming the secretary for the Forks Church. Her family has attended 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 seven adult mission trips to Bolivia, two to South Africa, and has led youth mission trips locally and to Pikeville, KY, and Connecticut. She takes continuing classes in memoir writing 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.


Kyle
Postlethwait

Organist
Lancaster, PA

Kyle is from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. A current civil engineering student at Villanova University, he has a diverse musical background, which includes piano, organ, voice, and marimba. In addition to Forks, he continues to substitute for his colleagues on piano and organ, as well as directing. He enjoys travelling, playing piano and organ, art, and singing, especially as a member of the Villanova Singers. He has been to sixteen countries and is fluent in Spanish, his favorite style of piano music is Impressionism, and his favorite styles of organ music are Romanticism and Modernism.


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.


Ben Petersen

Pastoral Intern
Glenside, PA

Ben Petersen was born in Lincoln, Nebraska and raised in the state of Oregon. He was brought up in a Christian home and learned the truths of the Christian faith from an early age. When he was a teenager he began to make a personal decision to follow the Lord Jesus Christ. As he grew older his love for the Lord deepened and he attended a one year ministry school connected to the Calvary Chapel in Corvalis, OR.

During his first year of college he began attending an OPC (Orthodox Presbyterian Church) and it was during this time that he was drawn to the Reformed Tradition. Ben became a member of the OPC Church and was encouraged to attend seminary, where he is currently a student at Westminster Theological Seminary in Glenside, PA. Ben is currrently serving as a pastoral intern at the Forks Presbyterian Church.