Rev. Adam Rohler - Senior Pastor
Pastor Adam Rohler came to First Covenant Church in September of 2009. As the pastor he is engaged in the life of the church in order to teach, encourage and foster Christian living. Pastor Adam is passionate about leading the church to experience the full and abundant life in Christ.
Pastor Adam loves music, U2, video games, monkeys and hanging out with friends. It is Pastor Adam’s desire that we as Christian people live out the gospel for God’s glory and neighbor’s good.
Rev. Julie Anderson - Youth Pastor
Pastor Julie Anderson has been with First Covenant since June 2015. She is the Pastor of Youth and Adult Ministry. She can often be found teaching confirmation, leading high school small group, making a fool of herself playing games with the youth group, going to visit members of the church, helping to lead worship or having fun around the community. She has a passion for building relationships with students, adults and families in our church and in our community. She loves art museums, coffee, cupcakes and being creative. Julie believes very strongly that God has placed beauty everywhere and it is our joy to find it in all things.
Sarah Oehlbeck first started working at First Covenant in August of 2015. She graduated from Jamestown Business College in February of 2015 with an Associate Degree in Applied Science majoring in Hospitality Management and also a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration majoring in Business Management. She lives in Sherman, NY and is a volunteer with the Stanley Hose Auxiliary, currently serving as Treasurer and Secretary. She loves to do crafts, scrapbook, and read a good book!
Zach stahlsmith - Intern
Zach is a seminary student at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in Rochester, NY where he is pursuing his Masters of Divinity to follow a call to ordination in the United Methodist Church. Zach graduated from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 2016, where he majored in Religious Studies with a concentration in Christian Education and Church Leadership and minored in History focusing in American Studies. Why the Covenant Church to intern you ask? Well, in college Zach attended a church that was planted in 2012 by a Covenant pastor, and in high school Zach worked at Camp Mission Meadows on the retreat staff and on the kitchen crew for two summers. Zach loves to play guitar, go on his boat, take long road trips, and hang out with his family and friends. Zach is very much looking forward to his time of being in ministry with the folks of First Cov!