HELLO TO OUR NEW PASTOR!
We warmly welcome our new pastor of the St. John’s-Idlewylde Cooperative Parish, Reverend Dr. Nick Bufano. Before his appointment with us, he served as the pastor of the Jarrettsville-Ayres Chapel Cooperative Parish since 2009. We also welcome his wife Joy, daughters Alison and Gabriela, and son Joshua. Pastor Nick graduated from Lancaster Theological Seminary with a Doctor of Ministry degree and completed his Masters of Divinity at Lancaster, with a concentration in Spiritual Direction. He was ordained a Full Elder in the Baltimore Washington Conference in May of 2018. He’s a really a down-to-earth kind of person who loves to meet and work with new people. His passion is empowering people to take chances with new ministries, as we work together to meet the needs of our local communities. He is also passionate about creating engaging, Christ centered, and exciting worship opportunities each and every Sunday. We are very excited about our new beginning and hope you’ll join us soon!