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Pastoral Team





Mark began serving as North Goshen’s lead pastor in September 2012.  He has a Master’s of Divinity degree from Eastern Mennonite Seminary (Harrisonburg, VA) and is a graduate of Goshen College.  He and his wife, Sarah, have three children.  Before becoming a pastor, Mark worked as an attorney in Cincinnati, Ohio and served three years in Mozambique with Mennonite Central Committee.  He previously served as pastor of Springdale Mennonite Church in Waynesboro, VA.  As for hobbies, Mark enjoys all sports, particularly basketball and softball.


Mark Schloneger

Lead Pastor





Jerry has served part-time on the North Goshen pastor team since 1989.  He is a graduate of Goshen College and studied at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (Elkhart, IN).  He and his wife, Ruth Ann have three married sons and seven grandchildren.  Jerry worked for Bayer Corporation in International Quality Assurance for thirty-seven years.  Jerry enjoys growing and hybridizing dahlias and grand parenting.


Jerry Wittrig

Pastor of Visitation





Izaete has been serving on the pastoral team for the past several years.  She previously was a pastor at a Mennonite Church in Recife, Brazil.  Izaete is married to Tim and they have a son, Natan, and a daughter, Alaiza.  Izaete also works part-time with special education at Parkside Elementary School.  Being born in Brazil, her hobbies include cooking Brazilian food.


Izaete Nafziger

Pastor of Community Service & Outreach