Reverend Jeff K. Zehnder

Pastor Jeff Zehnder has served at Fairview since 2010. He’s had experience in music, athletics, research, and many different jobs including mechanics parts-running, banking, and social work, directing a college ministry, and incarnational hispanic outreach. He loves to preach, read, write, teach, explore and play with his children, and disciple younger individuals. But what makes his and JoAnna’s hearts beat is seeing…

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 in Presbytery. He grew up in Freedom,…

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 6 deacons, who oversee the budget, benevolence, and property of the church. Our deacons are: David D’Angelo Ron Freehauf Doug Masters Tim Shepler Dan Sullivan Giles te Velde, Head Deacon