Meet The Staff

We would love the opportunity to sit down with you, get to know you better, and learn how Jesus is encountering you in life. If you would like to get together, please give any of us a call or send an e-mail.

Ron Adams

Lead Pastor

Ron Adams

After several years in Madison, Wisconsin, Ron and Marilou returned to Lancaster County in 2018. They live in Elizabethtown. They have two adult children and a daughter-in-law, all of whom are fine human beings and sources of parental pride. Ron has been a pastor for 21 years, serving congregations in Atlantic Coast Conference, Lancaster Conference and Central District Conference. He received a Master of Divinity degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Lancaster Theological Seminary. In his spare time, Ron reads and goes to used bookstores looking for more books to read. He enjoys working collaboratively, and is grateful for the opportunity to serve as one of the pastors at Landisville Mennonite Church.

Gina Burkhart

Associate Pastor

Gina Burkhart

Gina and Dan live in Manheim and are the parents of 5 wonderful children. With a degree in education, Gina’s pastoral ministry has been a surprising turn in her life’s vocation, and she feels blessed to serve in the congregation that helped her mature into adulthood. She loves the outdoors, learning new things, and thinking creatively. She is currently enrolled at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, working toward a degree in Church Leadership.

Christy Kauffman

Administrative Secretary

Christy Heatwole Kauffman

Christy enjoys working in the office at Landisville Mennonite. She is a viola player, spiritual director and knitter. Christy and her family live in Lancaster City and are members of Community Mennonite Church of Lancaster.


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