About Us
Answering God's Call - Who We Are and What We Believe


Forks United Church of Christ


We carry on the traditions of the faithful who founded this church in 1812.  A landmark along Sullivan Trail, the congregations have been proclaiming the Lordship of Jesus Christ for over 200 years.



God calls and empowers us to minister 
to the physical and spiritual needs of all people, 
through our gifts of 
love, support and compassion 
revealed in the gospel of Jesus Christ.


The Staff


Pastor  Bob Gutekunst
Director of Music  Tony Moore
Office Manager  Cheryl Hahn
Member in Discernment  Gary M. Barraco
Grounds Keeper  Frank Mengel, Jr.
House Keeper  Loretta Seruga
 Webmaster  Jacob E. Allen
Newsletter Editor  Alice Hornbake

The Lay Leaders

Forks Church is managed by a Consistory composed of 21 members, each overseeing an operating committee or function of church life.  Committee activities and functions can be found on the Committee Pages.


The 2014 - 2015 Consistory Members are:


 Spiritual Council 







Vice President





Brenda DeLong

Joan Mumaw

Betsy Warner

Pam Davis

Jim Milham

Brenda Stoudt

Christian Edu.




Lois Steward & Amanda Knitter

Barbara Nuss

 Evangelism & Outreach




Char Lehman

Kim Starner & Rocky Starner

 Music & Worship






 Parish Life




Sue McCollian

 Sarah Ringhoff





Bob Zabe

Ruth Gable





Steve Dewalt

Sandy Schaadt

 Stewardship & Finance




Jacob E. Allen

Margaret Zabe









Forks United Church of Christ
"No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey -
you are welcome here!"
(610) 759-5676

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