Reverend Jeff K. Zehnder

Pastor Jeff Zehnder has served at Fairview since 2010. He’s had a variety of work and volunteer experience: in music, athletics, academic research, at a repair shop, banking, and social work, directing a college ministry, and doing incarnational hispanic outreach. He enjoys preaching, reading, writing, teaching, discipling younger individuals, and spending time with his wife…

Rev. Richard L. Raines Pastor of Fairview RP Church

Reverend Richard L. Raines

Pastor Ric and Dee Dee have served at Fairview since the first year they were married! Pastor Ric and Dee Dee exemplify faithfulness, having faithfully served at Fairview for 43 years with Pastor Ric as head pastor, and being faithful to God’s Word. Ric has served on and led both Christian Education and Missions committees…

Elders (called ‘Session’)

Fairview Church is governed and shepherded by a session of 8 elders. Our elders are: Ray Chaffin Kevin Chaffee Phil Chaffee Paul Fowler Jeff Lyden Mark Oosting Scott Shepler Jeff Zehnder If you have a concern or a desire for pastoral care, contact one of our elders.


Fairview church is served also by a board of 7 ordained deacons. Deacons were first formed in Acts 6 to handle¬† benevolence to the needy, and they also oversee the budget and property of the church. Our deacons are: David D’Angelo Ron Freehauf Ryan Harteis Doug Masters Tim Shepler Jacob Shepler Giles te Velde, Head Deacon