Joe and his wife Sue are natives of York, PA. Joe served in a pastoral role at CityView Community Church in York for 11 years. Together, they have been serving in many roles within the local church since 1986. Their passion is to lead and serve with the church and local communities to touch the lives of those in need. Joe graduated from Faith Bible College International with a Ministerial Studies focus. Sue graduated from Mansfield University, and is currently employed with the Commonwealth of PA's Department of Human Services. Joe is passionate about teaching the Word of God in a way that all can understand and apply Biblical truths to their everyday lives. Sue loves pioneering in areas of need and building teams to effectively meet those needs. Joe and Sue are the proud parents of four adult children and three grandchildren. Together they enjoy going to the beach, taking long motorcycle rides and spending time with family.
Esther is married to Allen Kitchen Jr. and they have two adult daughters, Jessie and Amy. Jessie is married to Sean and lives in Texas and Amy is married to Joe, lives in Hegins with our granddaughter, Charlotte. Both Esther and Allen are retired.Esther has been Free Grace’s secretary for over twenty years; providing managerial and administrative assistance to the Pastor and being the contact representative of the church.
Esther’s favorite thing to do is being with our granddaughter, watching her grow into who God has created her to be! Esther loves gardening, reading and traveling. Esther had become a Christian at a young age and has strived to follow and serve God in everything she does.