Abundant Life Pastor and Elders

 

Matthew Zehr

Pastor

Pastor Matt and his wife Eliza have been married for 19 years and live in the village of Lowville where they are raising 5 wonderful little men of God.. Aidan, Geran, Ethan, Toran, and Owen. Pastor Matt was an Elementary school teacher for 11 years before leaving the profession after hearing a calling from God to become a Pastor and develop a Christian Counseling Ministry in the North Country. He holds a Master’s Degree in Developmental Psychology and continues to work with area churches to provide Biblical Counseling to our communities. Eliza is a Pediatric Physical Therapist and works part time throughout the county. The Zehr family loves the outdoors and being active. Family is very important to them and they spend much of their free time building memories and connections.

Randy Lehman

Associate Pastor / Elder
 
Randy and Tina were both born and raised in the Lowville area. Randy graduated from LACS in 1992 and from D’Youville College in 1997 where he recieved his Master Degree in Physical Therapy. He has worked at the Lewis County General Hospital since 1999 and has been the Director of the Rehabilitation Department since 2007. Tina graduated from BRCS in 1995 and from SUNY Potsdam in 1999 with a Bachelors degree in Elementary Eduction and a Masters degree in Reading.  Tina has taught in the Carthage Central School District since 2000.  They currently reside in Naumburg with their 3 children; Izabela, Jude and Reese.  As a family Randy and Tina enjoy spending time camping, traveling, socailizing with friends and just enjoying the great outdoors.  They have been actively involved in the church since its start.  They are honored and blessed to be part of the leadership team and look forward to serving you in any way that they can.
 
 

Darrin Zehr

Elder
 
Married for 19 years, Darin and Rebekah are blessed with three awesome teenagers.  Gabriella, Jarin, and Isabelle are home schooled, active in various outreach activities, and are active in fine arts and sports.  Darin and Rebekah are on the leadership team for Joshua United, lead the POTTS (Parents of Teens and Tweens) group discussions, and are on the tech. and worship teams, respectively.  The family has taken a missions trip to Haiti, enjoys Beaver Camp, outdoor camping, and other outdoor activities.  Darin works in Food Safety as VP of Business Operations for Commercial Food Sanitation LLC. Darin, Rebekah, and family welcome you to learn more about Abundant Life and continue to pursue your living, growing, and fruitful relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ.

Scott Moshier

Elder
 
Scott and Ingrid Moshier have been married for 19 years and currently live in the village of Castorland. They are both graduates of River Valley Mennonite School. Scott received his associates degree at Wyoming Technical Institute. They are enjoying the blessings of six great children: Heidi, Hope, Nicholas, Hannah, Nolan, and Noah – in their various stages of life. Scott is the owner of Wolff’s Body Shop in Croghan, and Ingrid takes care of everything else. They have been serving as part of the elder team since 2011, and are really excited to see what God has in store for Abundant Life Church. They invite you to live out the Abundant Life that God has planned for you.