Pastor Profile


I and my husband Bob moved to Harrisonburg in August 2013 from Dalton, OH. We were married in 1982 and have three adult married children, and nine beautiful grandchildren.

My first career was as an LPN, and then as a homemaker. During those years I became more involved in church activities and was affirmed for having teaching and leadership gifts. After this, God led me to Camp Luz in Orrville, OH where I served as Executive Director for eleven years. During that time I completed a Master of Divinity degree through Ashland Seminary in Ashland, OH in 2010. I left camp ministry in 2011 and worked part-time as a Hospice Chaplain and part-time as interim pastor at Beaverdam Mennonite Church in Corry, PA. In the summer of 2013 Lindale Mennonite Church in Linville, VA extended an invitation to me to serve as Associate Pastor of Christian Formation and Youth, where I served for over 8 years. 

I am excited to serve as interim pastor at Wakemans Grove, where God’s people have welcomed my husband and I. What a blessing to walk together as we follow Jesus faithfully.

I love to garden, crochet, sew, draw and paint, be with friends, laugh, visit thrift stores, and refinish furniture!

T H E   C H U R C H

We are a Church that believes in Jesus & loves God & people

We are a church that believes in Jesus, a church that loves God and people. Overwhelmed by the gift of salvation we have found in Jesus, we have a heart for authentic worship, are passionate about the local church, and are on a mission to see God’s kingdom established across the earth.
Bob & Deb Horst
Deb Horst
Interim Pastor of Wakemans Grove CoB
Our Team
Dawn Baker
Angie Vann


Daniel Foltz


Aaron Baker
Board Chair