Pastor Chris Light
Pastor Chris grew up in Lebanon, PA and attended Living Waters Chapel with his family. After graduating from the University of Valley Forge, Chris moved from Lebanon to work in youth ministry for 14 years. In July 2007, his family moved back to this area to join the LWC staff as the Student Ministry Pastor. In June 2018; after 21 years in youth ministry, Chris transitioned into the role of Lead Pastor of Living Waters Chapel.
Pastor Chris and his wife, Alysha, have been married since 1993. Alysha is a Registered Nurse who's also very passionate about ministry. Together they grew up in the Lebanon Valley Area and first met at Living Waters Chapel. Today, Chris and Alysha have two daughters: Briana and Alyssa.
Pastor Richard Weitzel
Pastor Richard and his family moved to Lebanon in 2000 at which time they began attending Living Waters Chapel. He joined our staff in January of 2019. Richard sensed God’s call to vocational ministry at the age of 21 so he completed his undergraduate studies at Southeastern University in 1981 and completed graduate work at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in 1986. He then continued to serve in pastoral ministry for 16 years in New England before moving back to Pennsylvania. For 19 years Richard served in various roles at Pennsylvania Adult & Teen Challenge. His mission in ministry is Biblical study, teaching and encouraging others in their personal journey of faith in Christ.
His wife, Donna, is a registered nurse, and they were married in 1984. The Weitzels have three adult children: Richie, Hans and Callie. Their oldest and youngest have married; Richie and Jennifer have given them three beautiful granddaughters. They enjoy time and activities with their family, traveling and being outdoors, especially in warmer weather. Pastor Rich also enjoys gardening and feel closest to God in the outdoors.
Kerry was raised and born in Lebanon, PA. Kerry is married to Melissa and they have been married since 2007. They have two children, Kylie and Kaleb. Kerry has done schooling at Global online and has many years of experience as a volunteer and has been in the Children's ministry since 2017. Kerry and Melissa both attended and helped in the kid's ministry for many years until God called them away into full-time ministry. In June of 2022, Kerry and his family came back home to Living Waters Chapel. Kerry and Melissa not only love to see kids have a personal relationship with Jesus but also seeing them grow in that relationship and sharing it with other people. Kerry and Melissa love to spend time as a family outside doing different things like going for a walk, ride their bikes or just hanging out as a family.
Pastor Dalton Weidman
Pastor Dalton and Briana Weidman have been serving as our Youth Pastors since 2017. Dalton grew up attending Living Waters Chapel his whole life and went through both KIDS ZONE and Youth Group. Dalton has been involved in different forms of ministry since the age of 12. He now has the unique opportunity of ministering to the teens that he has known from a young age as well as the new teens that come to Living Waters. Dalton and Briana have been serving in youth ministry since the ages of 17 and 18. After being together for 5 years they got married in June of 2020. Together, their heart is for creating memorable experiences with teenagers, encouraging them in life, and seeing them grow spiritually. They both love to worship so their favorite thing is seeing a teenager fall in love with Jesus and watching the worship that comes from that heart. Dalton is a fun-seeking jokester who loves music and Briana has one of the brightest, kindest and most genuine caring personalities you'll encounter. They both look forward to meeting you and getting to know about you!