Staff


Pastor 

Amy Yoder McGloughlin has served as pastor with the good folks at Germantown Mennonite since 2010.  Before becoming a pastor, Amy was a social worker and trainer in the Philadelphia child welfare system.  Amy is passionate about collaborating to create meaningful worship, and loves the vulnerable, gut wrenching preaching process.  Amy is actively involved with Christian Peacemaker Teams and leads a multi-faith delegation to Palestine every summer.

Amy enjoys walking in the extensive Philadelphia public park system, and has a developing passion for puzzles and origami.

Amy has been married to Charlie for 24 years and together they parent two incredible teenagers, Willem (17) and Reba (14).  Amy loves watching her kids grow and do brave things.

 

 

Associate Pastor

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Raised on the plains of central Kansas (traditional Osage/Niukonska lands), John Bergen is a third-generation Mennonite pastor, but don’t hold it against him. John has worked for Baptist and UCC churches and lived in Christian intentional community, and believes church always holds the possibility of practicing Jesus’ vision of a beloved community. John graduated from Oberlin College in northeast Ohio (traditional Wyandotte land) in May 2014.

A former member of Christian Peacemaker Teams, John got his start protesting the invasion of Iraq when he was in middle school. In Philly since May 2015, John currently volunteers with Earth Quaker Action Team and the Coalition to Abolish Death By Incarceration.

John enjoys playing music with friends, biking around Philly, and meeting new people over tea, beer, or a home-cooked meal. He would probably love to be your friend.

 

 


Office Manager

Ricky Cintron joined the staff of Germantown Mennonite Church in September 2017. A native of Philadelphia, he graduated from Temple University in May 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies with a minor in LGBT Studies. Before coming to GMC, he spent a year living in Cambridge, MA in Christian intentional community with the Episcopal Service Corps and worked at the Episcopal Church of Our Saviour in Milton, MA as the parish intern.

Ricky is a member of Mijente, a Latinx community organizing collective, and is passionate about immigration justice and prison abolition. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, reading, traveling, taking photos, and embroidering. He currently lives in the Olney section of Philadelphia.

Ricky is in the church office on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 AM to 5 PM and Fridays from 9 AM to 1 PM. You can reach him using the office email or phone number.