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Scott serves as the Senior Pastor at the Littlestown location of The Chapel. Prior to joining the leadership team at The Chapel in 1996, he ministered as a youth pastor and pastor at two other churches in Hagerstown and Westminster, MD. Scott is a 1981 graduate of Washington Bible College in Lanham, MD and received his Master of Divinity in 2009 from the Seminary and School of Missions at Columbia International University in Columbia, SC. His greatest joys are to teach God’s Word with clarity and relevance, and to be used by God to instill courage in others. Scott enjoys reading, sharing a good laugh, riding bikes, and dining on tasty cuisine from different cultures. He and his wife, Dawn, who is also a 1981 graduate of Washington Bible College, are the proud parents of five adult children and are delighted to be Papa and Nina to their eight grandchildren.
Josh oversees Ignition, our student ministry, and the Church Plant Team at The Chapel. He has been serving at here since the spring of 2003. Josh received a BA from Bloomsburg University in Communication and a MA from Bethel Seminary in Transformational Leadership. He and his wife, Amy, were married in 2004 and live in Hanover, PA with their beautiful children: Brianna, Josiana, and Levi. They both are very passionate about the local church and seeing people develop an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ.
Dan is the leader of contemporary worship at The Chapel. He earned a bachelors degree in pastoral ministry from Lancaster Bible College in 2010. His passions are playing music, spending time with his lovely wife, Emily, reading, and cheering on his beloved Pittsburgh Steelers. Dan and Emily live in Thomasville, PA.
Children’s Ministry Coordinator
Carlyn Freil has been Children’s Ministry Coordinator at The Chapel since August 2019. She has worked as a Children’s Ministry leader for 19 years, including 10 years leading elementary, 4 years as assistant director and 2 years as Director of Children’s Ministry at The Bible Chapel in Pittsburgh. She and her husband, Rob, live in Hanover, PA with their four children, Jonah, Evan, Audra and Zachary. They enjoy escape rooms, camping and watching family movies together.
Vickie is the administrative assistant at The Chapel. She began working here in 2014. Before coming to The Chapel, she was the office manager at Henson Paving Company, where she was employed for 31 years. Vickie enjoys classic movies, reading, cross-stitching, and spending time with her husband, Chris and their family. The Collins reside in New Oxford, PA.
Nicole Seitler is the Communications Director at The Chapel. She began working here in 2021. Nicole had previous experience working as a graphic designer in the scrapbook industry, doing freelance lettering on Disney Comics and managing social media and online marketing for a local car dealership. She and her husband, Travis, live in Hanover with their four children, Katie, Joshua, Penny and Benji. When she’s not busy homeschooling her kids, she enjoys reading, scrapbooking and playing video games.