Amy Yoder McGloughlin has been attending Germantown Mennonite Church since 1996. Prior to becoming the Pastor of Germantown Mennonite 2010, she worked in Child Welfare and Behavioral Health in the Philadelphia area. Amy graduated from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia in May 2010 and attributes her love for preaching and liturgy to her Lutheran sisters and brothers.
Amy is a self described church geek, and loves just about everything about church. She believes that the Church gives us faint glimpses of all that God intended for humanity–relationships, connectedness, and lots of grace.
Amy has been married to Charlie for twenty three years, and they have two children, Willem and Reba.
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. He lives in West Philly with his partner Caroline and their dog Buttercup.
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.