Reverend John Hassler

Our Staff

Pastor - Reverend John P. Hassler

​The Reverend John J. Hassler has served as a pastor of Christ Lutheran Church, Jim Thorpe for 18 years. He was called to serve Christ Lutheran Church after receiving a master of divinity degree from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia in 1997 and completing a joint internship at St. John Lutheran Church in Melrose Park and Lutheran Children and Family Service in Roslyn. He did his undergraduate work at Pennsylvania State University, State College. Pastor John and his wife Tracey of 22  years are both originally from Pine Grove, PA.  They are the proud parents of two children, and their family is very active in the community as well as the church. In his 'free time', Pastor John enjoys fishing, and spending time with his family.

Office Secretary - Julie Rossi

Julie has been our church secretary since the Fall 2014, but her role was not new to her.  She volunteered and jumped in to help out for almost a year back in 2012 when Pastor John announced that we needed someone to fill in.  Julie  grew up in New Jersey after living in Newport South Wales for a few years.  She and her husband Mike, along with their two children have been members since 2009.  When not working, Julie keeps busy homeschooling her son.  She also homeschooled her daughter who is in college now!  

Sexton - Felicia Bowen

Treasurer - Michele Bubar

Financial Secretary - Leona Behrens

Organist / Choir Director - Sue Hand

Organist - Pam Lesher

And of course, in addition to our church staff, many members volunteer their time and talent!


Julie Rossi