St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church – Red Hill
Upper Perkiomen Child Care Center
215.679.5553 • 215.679.0221 • Scroll down for telephone extensions and email directory.
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P.O. Box 47, Red Hill, PA 18076
1244 St. Paul’s Church Road, Pennsburg, PA 18073 (Upper Hanover Township)
215-679-5553 | ext. 111
The Rev. William A. Vanderslice was called by the congregation to be the senior pastor in 1991. He obtained a Master of Divinity degree from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia in 1983 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Resources Management with a concentration in sociology and psychology from Upsala College in 1979. In 2009, he completed the interim and transitional ministry training of the Interim Ministry Network. Most recently he completed the Alban Institute’s training on transforming the life and mission of congregational life.
Pastor Vanderslice, in additional to his pastoral responsibilities at St. Paul’s – Red Hill, currently serves as the Dean of the Upper Montgomery Conference and deployed staff of the SEPA Synod to 19 Lutheran congregations in Upper Montgomery County.
He represents the congregation of St. Paul’s as an ELCA Pastoral Intern Supervisor, chairperson of the S.E. PA Synod Bishop’s Convocation and Vice President and Care in Community Coordinator of the Thrivent Financial Upper Montgomery Chapter Board.
His involvement in the Upper Perkiomen Community includes: service as the Judge of Elections for Upper Hanover Township, Montgomery County; the Upper Perkiomen Ministerium, where he served 18 years as its treasurer, and Hope for Families Board. He is a former member of the Upper Perkiomen Senior Board and participated in the Upper Perkiomen Community strategic planning process.
Previous synodical involvements include: service on the S.E. PA Synod’s Candidacy Committee, Youth Ministry Committee, Committee on Lutheran Schools, Dean of the Upper Montgomery Conference (1994-2000), and Chairperson of the Synod Worship Team.
Pastor Vanderslice is married to Marcia L. Vanderslice, a middle school music teacher. They have two grown children.
Director of Education and Family Ministries
215-679-0221 | ext. 125
Mrs. Bonnie Bonser serves as the administrator of the Upper Perkiomen Child Care Center and provides leadership with the congregation’s educational and family ministries. She joined the staff in January 2001.
Mrs. Bonser brings extensive experience in early childhood classroom teaching and administrative leadership within a congregational setting. Her educational background and additional work experience includes a bachelor of science in Elementary Education from Shippensburg University and a Master of Arts with a focus on educational and family ministries from Biblical Theological Seminary.
In 1999 she founded the Free Indeed Ministries, a non-profit incorporated prison ministry in the state of Pennsylvania.
215.679.5553 | ext. 126
Mrs. Nancy Nase serves the congregation as its financial secretary and bookkeeper.
Mrs. Nase joined the staff in November 2002. Previously, she held the position of firm administrator at a local accounting company.
Mrs. Nase’s significant experience in the area of accounting and office management compliments her responsibilities at St. Paul’s.
215.679.5553 | ext. 124
Mrs. Margie Rodenberger and Mrs. Marcia Vanderslice provide musical leadership and program development within the congregation’s worship and music life and weekday child care music program.
Mrs. Rodenberger provides worship leadership at the pipe organ and piano for our traditional worship services. She is also available to play the organ or piano for weddings, funerals and other special worship services.
Mrs. Vanderslice directs the contemporary worship service and inter-generational hand bell choir. She also provides choral leadership within the congregation and its weekday child care program.
Office | Administrative Assistants
Church Office | 215.679.5553 | ext. 110 | firstname.lastname@example.org
UPCCC Office | 215.679.0221 | ext. 114 | email@example.com
Mrs. Karen Quinn and Mrs. Beth Nichols joined the staff in March 2010.
They bring extensive experience in working with volunteers and non-profit community based organizations. Their administrative gifts and professional experience support the daily ministries of the congregation and its weekday child care program.
Vicar Phillip Waselik join the church staff for a year long pastoral residency program on June 1, 2013
Vicar Waselik is a graduate of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. He is currently a candidate for the ordain ministry with the New England Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Program Coordinators | Upper Perkiomen Child Care
215-679-0221 | ext. 122
Ms. Teresa Kulp-Weber, UPCCC pre-school program coordinator and Ms. Sandy Young, UPCCC school age coordinator work closely with the director of education and family ministries to enhance the daily program of the Center. They were appointed program coordinators in 2006 and previously served as lead classroom teachers at the Center.
Together they have helped lead the Center to earn and maintain STAR 2 in the Keystone STARS program. They hold professional memberships with ELEA and PACCA, organize yearly fundraising events for local charities and maintain 12 plus hours yearly of professional development training related to early childhood education and school age programming, CPR and first aid certification.
Ms. Sandy Young received her School Age Program Director Credential in 2006 from the Montgomery County Early Learning Center – Southeastern PA School Age Division.
Ms. Teresa Kulp-Weber received a BS degree in Elementary Education in 1991 from Bloomsburg University and completed the Keystone STARS core series training for directors.
215.679.5553 | ext. 127
Mr. Tom Zepp works closely with the volunteer members of our Property and Cemetery Committee to care for the church facility and cemetery which is located on a 45 acre campus.
Mr. Zepp joined the staff on July 1, 2013.
Classroom Directory – scroll down for classroom extensions
♦ Staff and Room Extensions 215.679.5553 • 215.679.0221
After your telephone call has been answered, please enter the extension for the person or classroom you wish to speak to. Callers without a “touch tone” phone will be transferred to the church office.
|Office | Pastoral Staff|
|Church Office||215.679.5553 ext. 110 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Child Care Office||215.679.0221 ext. 114 email@example.com|
|Pastor||215.679.5553 ext. 111 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Director of Education||215.679.0221 ext. 125 email@example.com|
|Church Sexton||215.679.5553 ext. 127 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Financial Secretary||215.679.5553 ext. 126 email@example.com|
|Musician||215.679.5553 ext. 124 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Pastoral Intern | Vicar||215.679.5553 ext. 112 email@example.com|
|UPCCC Coordinators||215.679.0221 ext. 122 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Nursery||215.679.0221 ext. 117|
|Little Explorers||215.679.0221 ext. 118|
|Kindergarten||215.679.0221 ext. 113|
|Pre K||215.679.0221 ext. 119|
|Pre-School||215.679.0221 ext. 115|
|Twoodles||215.679.0221 ext. 120|
|School Age||215.679.0221 ext. 116|
|Church Library||215.679.5553 ext. 123|
|Fellowship Hall||215.679.5553 ext. 116|
|Kitchen||215.679.5553 ext. 128|
|Pavilion||215.679.5553 ext. 121|
|Child Care Officeemail@example.com|
|Director of Educationfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|School Age Coordinatoremail@example.com|