Dedicated to Leading Others Towards God’s Open Arms
Pastor Steve Ohnsman
Steve was called to Calvary in July of 1999. Before that, Steve served congregations in New York (Garnerville United Methodist Church), New Jersey (Andover United Methodist Church), and Ohio (Mt. Auburn United Methodist Church), as well as being a Campus Minister at N. Kentucky University and the University of Cincinnati. Steve was the Chaplain at Albright College from 1995 until 1999.
Steve’s education began with a B.A. in Religion & Philosophy from Wilmington College of Ohio, and he graduated from Drew Theological School with a Master of Divinity. He has a Doctor of Ministry from United Theological Seminary in Ohio. His doctoral project was titled “Teaching Christian Ethics to Children in a Cross-Cultural Setting”) and a Ph.D. from Alvernia University in Reading, PA. His dissertation was titled “The Call to Christian Ministry” in the Community Leadership track.
Pastor Steve is known in the community as an activist for social change and a leader in community issues. He works with the United Way, Berks Women in Crisis, Phoebe Berks, the Reading Berks Conference of Churches, the Berks Ministerium, the NW Reading Ministerium, Spirit on Tap, the Phoebe Institute on Aging, the Reading Association of the PSEC of the UCC, and numerous other ministries. Steve is also a volunteer assistant wrestling coach at Wyomissing HS.
Director of Music, Dr. Steven Katzenmoyer
Dr. Steven P. Katzenmoyer is a music and business education teacher in the Fleetwood Area School District and is Director of Music and Organist here at Calvary United Church of Christ O.N.A. He is a 1990 graduate of Fleetwood Area High School, and he graduated magna cum laude from Millersville University in 1994, earning a bachelor’s degree in music education with flute concentration. He earned his master’s degree in music education from Shenandoah University in 1998, and he earned his doctorate of musical arts degree in music education from Shenandoah University in 2003. His dissertation title was “A Study of the Factors that Influence the Musical Instrument Selections of Students.”
A freelance and frequently commissioned composer, with over five hundred unpublished compositions and arrangements to his credit, his music has been performed throughout Pennsylvania by both vocal and instrumental ensembles. Steve is proud to be known throughout the region as an educator, performer, improviser, lecturer, clinician, researcher, editor, music consultant, and arts advocate.
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Director of Local Music Mission, Megan Charlesworth
Meet Megan Charlesworth, our Director of Local Music Mission at Calvary. Megan is a Music Together teacher, private piano instructor, and administrative assistant at Popovsky Performing Arts in Lancaster. She has helped facilitate a budding Music Together program here in Reading at Calvary. Prior to working at Popovsky, Megan taught at Lancaster County Day School and Hazelton Area School District. She was also the Director of Music and organist for Calvary from 2018-2022.
Megan holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Music in Music Education at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Janet Faust began working at Calvary in July of 2005. She is a great asset to our work in Reading.
Trinda Shaull began working at Calvary in January of 2023. She also works as a Music Together teacher and private piano instructor at Popovsky Performing Arts in Lancaster and helps teach the Music Together program in Reading here at Calvary.
Trinda holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Lebanon Valley College and previously taught K-12 music at Gillingham Charter School in Pottsville.