Meet Our Staff

Meet The Twain Harte Bible Church Staff

Pastor Matt Funk

Senior Pastor
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Pastor Matt came to Twain Harte Bible Church, first as our Youth Pastor, but after serving in that capacity for 3 years, was then called as our Senior Pastor in 2005 where he has served as a passionate and gifted preacher/teacher of God’s Word, bringing to life the scriptures through his sermons and studies. He and his wife, Kathy are both originally from Canada, as you’ll recognize from their slight accent. Married in 1996, they have four children. Pastor Matt, or PM as he is often referred, thrives on seeing people studying and applying God’s Word to their lives. In an age where many preachers have watered down the Scriptures, PM unashamedly speaks the truth with abandon, considering it a privilege to serve the body at Twain Harte Bible Church.

Stephanie Torok

Director of Christian Education
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Stephanie is passionate about the teaching of, and obedience to, God’s Word. She oversees Sunday School classes from babies through adults, the teaching of our Children’s Church program, seasonal family ministries, and church promoted Bible studies. Her heart is also drawn to community outreach as she teaches and helps support Child Evangelism Fellowship in after school Bible clubs in the county. Stephanie and her husband, Mike, have two children, as well as the blessings of his grandparents as a daily part of her life. She was an elementary school teacher for seventeen years prior to joining our church leadership in 2005.

Noel Rathmel

Youth Director
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Noel came to us in 2008, after serving as a youth director and graduating from Southwestern Bible College in Phoenix, Arizona.  He especially enjoys working with teens and seeing them make life-changing decisions for Christ. His goal is to bring them to a realization that their relationship with Christ must be their own and must be growing. God has blessed him with a beautiful wife, Jasmine, and their sons Bryce and Mason. He enjoys coaching activities at Twain Harte Elementary as well as spending time with his family, playing sports and being outdoors.

Pam Kitchen

Secretary
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Pam, her husband, John, and their three daughters, Emma, Abby & Molly, moved to Twain Harte in 2010 and very soon after began attending Twain Harte Bible Church. The entire family has a heart for missions and have been part of the Poland Mission’s Team for 5 summers. Pam joined the staff as secretary in December of 2013 after having been a homeschooling mom for 12 years.