• Eric Cooley, head Elder

    Eric is a teacher by profession and brings experience and wisdom as a skilled communicator.  Eric is serving on the pulpit committee. He and his wife Claire have two young boys, and two teen age girls, one just off to college and one who is always willing to help but regularly volunteers in our AV department. Eric and Claire also teach our Teens.

  • Pastor John Banks, ELDER

    Pastor Banks has been serving our church family for more than 8 years. His knowledge of the Bible and how it relates to believers continually blesses us. Pastor preaches most Sundays and also fills in for Jeremy teaching Adult Sunday school as needed. He leads Bible Study and prayer time each Wednesday evening and also participates in our book studies, usually as a rotating instructor, facilitating discussion. 

  • Pastor Jeremy Yeckley, Elder

    Jeremy is newly elected to our Elder board but brings years of valuable experience and wisdom  as a licensed counselor for Foundation's Christian Counseling.  He and his wife Kara have two young children.  They are both a joy! Lyla, the oldest blesses us with her beautiful violin playing some Sundays and both children participate with the Tabernacle Express kids who sing for us on occasion. Kara is a gifted singer and musician. She co-leads our Worship Team. 

  • Pete Gregory - Head deacon

    Pete and his wife Cathy have lived in Honesdale their whole lives.  They have been part of our TBC family for many years. Pete loves to work outside and with his hands.  He has his own business. He has a great head for numbers and is knowledgeable about a broad array of things. He is always ready to help out. 

  • John DeLeon - Deacon

    John and his wife Robine have one young daughter. He is a doctor of chiropractic with an office in Clarks Summit. John has an easy smile, a humble heart and a can do attitude.  

  • Gary szezorak - Deacon

    Gary and his wife are native Honesdalers!  They are amazing people, hard working and always willing to help. They own and operate a local business. They have skills in many areas and are a blessing wherever they go. 

  • Matthew Zausch - deacon

    Matt and his wife Diana have been a blessing to our church with the different ministries they have been involved in. They have two children who are actively involved in our children's ministry. Matt is always willing to help.

  • Deaconesses

    The Deaconess position is a voted position that is up for renewal every year. We are blessed to presently have eight women elected to serve our church in this way. 

    Some of their official functions include:



    fellowship dinners

    arranging hospitality needs



    encouragement cards

    first baby showers

    bridal showers

    kitchen oversight

    various miscellaneous areas of need