Cross and Flame


Pastor Grant Merrell

Pastor Grant came to us  July 1st, 2019. He and his wife, Megan, have two wonderful children, Cotton and Phoebe. Grant has a passion for Christ and brings joy and the love of God wherever he goes.

Secretary and Treasurer - Kendra Bradburn

Kendra is a former preschool mom with a medical administrative background and has been with Coalbush in the office since 2018. You will be greeted by a friendly smile and her humorous nature is contagious.

Office Substitute - Roberta Ritschard

Roberta has a multi-faceted background in computer programming and education. She has been a member of Coalbush since 1974. Her husband Dave grew up at Coalbush. They have three married daughters and are enjoying their grandchildren in retirement.

Choir Director - Pat Gollatz

Pat has been a member since 2000 and comes to us with an extensive background in instrumental and vocal performance, education and currently gives private lessons. Pat and her husband, Chuck, are the parents of three married daughters and have five grandchildren.

Informal Worship Leader - Andy Bonneur

Andy has a passion for music and this is evident by the time he devotes to his craft. Building guitars as a hobby and encouraging the youth to play are just some of his free-time activities. Andy and his wife, Christine, have been members since 2009.

Organist - Linda Marker

Linda has grown up at Coalbush and brings us a rich heritage of family and proficiency in music. Linda and her husband Mark have two married children and six grandchildren.

Pianist - Sherry Klinedinst

Sherry is such a gifted artist. We are so blessed to have her share her musical talent with us.

Handbell Director - Bonnita Laub

Bonnita has an extensive background in music, likes to knit, cook, garden and has three grown  children. Two are pursuing careers in music.

Director of Youth Ministries - Rowenna Hamper

We anticipate her sharing her wonderful spirit and gifts with the youth of Coalbush.

Preschool Director and Lead Teacher - Lisa Cullinane

Preschool Assistant Teachers - Miss Michelle, Miss Gretel, Miss Ashley and substitute Miss Cassidy