Our Church Staff
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Phil Schmidt, Lead Pastor
Phil grew up in Goessel but has only recently returned to this area for pastoral ministry. Phil studied at Goshen College in Indiana as well as Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary in California. Here at Tabor, Phil’s ministry includes worship planning, preaching, visioning, pastoral care, and empowering people to follow Jesus faithfully. Phil has a heart for connecting people to God’s mission of restoration and reconciliation.
Rosie Jantz, Associate Pastor
Rosie began pastoral ministry at Tabor this past Spring. Her church ministry is focused on visitation and working with Christian Formation for all ages at Tabor. If you’d like to get to know Rosie better, stop by the office and she’ll have coffee and chocolate ready!
Katherine Goerzen, Associate Pastor
Katherine lives in North Newton with her husband Peter and their two children. She has a Bachelor of Church Ministry degree from Canadian Mennonite University (2006) and a Masters of Divinity degree from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (2015). Her church ministry focuses on worship and youth, which fortunately also happen to be two of her passions. She also enjoys Bible study, preaching, reading, playing piano, spending time with friends and family, shopping at MCC Thrift Stores and Ten Thousand Villages, and having a good theological conversation over a cup of fairly traded coffee.
Kim Funk, Secretary & Treasurer
Kim keeps things running smoothly at Tabor Church. Having grown up in this church community, she knows the ins and outs of church life. Kim has worked as secretary at Tabor for over 13 years. In addition to putting together bulletins and newsletters on a regular basis, Kim is also the church treasurer as well as the contact person for the Tabor Food Pantry.
Grace Regier, Custodian
Grace works behind the scenes at Tabor to make sure everything is ready for worship services, funerals, Sunday School classes, potlucks, and any other activities at the church. Grace has worked at Tabor for over 16 years. If you have any questions about church facilities, Grace is your go-to-person.