Ray Hock has served the Brethren In Christ Church as a missionary, pastor, Bishop of the Allegheny and Susquehanna Conferences and BICWM Regional Administrator for Asia. He received his BA from Simpson College, his M.Div. from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary and his D. Min. from United Theological Seminary. Ray is married to Winnie (Lehman) Hock who is an RN and recent retiree from Penn State Children’s Hospital. They have two adult children; Jason who lives in Harrisburg and Amy who lives in Central Asia. Ray’s greatest love, aside from being a husband and a dad, is the pastoral work of shepherding God’s peopleand nurturing spiritual growth. Outside of the congregation you will find him volunteering with community based nonprofits, community prayer groups, gardening, reading a book or researching and writing on BIC theology.