MEET the team

The staff and leadership at Life Christian Fellowship is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have any questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them, or contact the church office at (610) 328-2843, info@lcfconnect.com.

  • Bob Novak

    LEAD pastor

    Through unique and practical communication, vision casting and affirming leadership, Pastor Bob encourages people to live out an authentic, life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ.  He also mentors pastors in the Philadelphia area to see genuine transformation in people and communities.  He’s a fan of football, good music and great food, and his favorite compliment is when people say, “He’s real.”

  • CAROL REIGNER

    life groups leader

    Carol has a background in teaching, as well as a deep love of studying the Word of God.  This is so valuable in her role as LIFE Group leader, and coordinator.  Carol mentors our LIFE Group leadership team, as well as pouring into women of all backgrounds in the Search Light Womens Group.  She also serves in our children's ministry, along with supporting her husband Eric in his role as Deacon. 

  • debra morton

    missions ministry

    Debra manages the website, social media, and visual media for Life Christian Fellowship.  Having participated in multiple missions trips with LCF, Debra works with her husband Scott in the Missions ministry, supporting global missionaries, as well as leading short-term missions trips.

  • Eleazar zabsonre

    deacon board member

    Elected to the Board of Deacons in 2022, Eleazar and his family have been active at LCF for several years.  While pursuing ministry credentials through the Asssemblies of God, Eleazar faithfully serves as an usher.  Eleazar and his wife Michele feel called to plant a church here in Delaware County, and serve this community.

  • Eric Reigner

    deAcon board member

    Since joining LCF, Eric has been active in our men's Life Group, as well as serving in our AV team and planning committee for the new building.  Eric has been on the Board of Deacons since 2019, and demonstrates his servant heart.

  • Evelyn louden

    deacon board member

    Evelyn, and her husband Paul, have attended LCF for several years, and Evelyn has been a champion of prayer, overseeing weekly prayer requests and interceding for the needs of the church.  She also serves on the worship team. Evelyn was elected to the Board of Deacons in 2021, and serves faithfully.

  • GEORGE VOLZ

    Youth pastor

    A member of the church since 2000, George has been the Youth Pastor of Life Student Ministries since 2014.  George leads a team who are passionate about seeing young people discover who God is, through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and understand the purposes God has for their lives. 

  • grant novak

    associate pastor

    As Associate Pastor, Grant works to meet the daily operational needs of the church, in addition to leading our Buildings and Grounds team  Having grown up in both Springfield and Life Christian Fellowship, Grant has a heart for the future of our community and church…and faith that Christ will utilize us to share His truth and love with a lost and hurting world.

  • joe couchara

    outreach coordinator

    Born and raised in the Philly area, Joe is a diehard 4 for 4 Philly sports fan. He also has a heart to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the people living right in his neighborhood.  Joe currently serves as a leader in the Life Student Ministry team and Coordinator of Springfield's Souper Bowl of Caring efforts.

  • JUDITH VOLZ

    worship leader

    Judy brings a passionate heart for music into leading our Worship Team for Sunday Celebration.  In addition to coordination of the worship experience on Sundays, Judy also mentors younger musicians.  Judy also serves with her husband George, on our Youth Team.  

  • katie hadenfeldt

    church administRator

    As administrative assistant at Life Christian Fellowship, Katie provides administrative support to pastoral staff, event coordination, and church communication - pretty much anything and everything! Originally from Nebraska, Katie loves the Philadelphia area, but stays loyal to the Nebraska Huskers.


  • laura couchara

    Life Kids ministry director

    With an extensive background in education and children's ministry, Laura is working to empower the leaders in Life Kids to be effective in teaching the truth of God's word to children in life-changing ways. Laura and her Life Kids' team seek to partner with parents to develop life-long followers of Jesus.

  • scott morton

    missions ministry

    Scott has served faithfully at LCF since 2002, in a wide-range of roles, including on the Board of Deacons.  Scott is a lead in the committee for the new LCF building.  Scott, is also active in our Mens Ministry, usher team, and leads our Missions Ministry, supporting global missionaries, as well as leading short-term missions trips.