Senior Pastor

Ryan Clift’s ministry at East Fairview began January 1, 2021.  He was born in Anadarko, Oklahoma and moved to Manheim at age 11.  Ryan graduated from Manheim Central High School and then went to Millersville University.   In 2018 he became a licensed minister in the Church of the Brethren and has been a part time pastor at the Conewago COB for the last 2 years. Ryan, his wife Kaila, and their 2 children live in Lebanon. 

Contact Pastor Ryan at: or 717-665-4873

Worship & Music Director

Angie Jurisson grew up in upstate New York and graduated from Elim Bible College in Rochester, NY, where she met her husband, Enno.  They have 3 kids and 4 dogs and is a die-hard Yankees/Giants fan. “Let’s together ask Him to put a new song in our mouths – so that many can hear it, and put their trust in God!”

Contact Angie Jurisson at: or 717-205-5434

Director of Youth

Christine Eifert and family
Christine Eifert (3rd from right) and family

Christine Eifert is new to the East Fairview family, as of August 2019. She has a Master’s in Business from Temple University, and has served as a computer teacher for over 17 years at both Harrisburg Christian School and Mount Calvary. Christine has been a student of the Bible for over 25 years, teaching young people and diving deep for herself, earning over 100 Bible CEUs. She and her husband, Mac, live in Elizabethtown, and enjoy spending their free time hiking, biking, kayaking, and spending time with friends and family. With 6 grandchildren, 5 children and stepchildren, and large extended families, Christine is passionate about spending time with young people and investing in their lives. “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you; to give you a hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11

Contact Christine at: or 717-361-0352

Family Ministries Coordinator

Mandi Stoltzfus was born and raised in the East Fairview family.  After graduating from Manheim Central High School, she attended Eastern Mennonite University (Harrisonburg, VA).  She also met her husband, Todd, at EMU and they married shortly after graduation.  They now make their home in Elizabethtown and have three children.  Mandi began serving at East Fairview in 2012. She loves kids and desires for each child to know and experience the love of Christ in tangible ways.  She is grateful for the opportunity to give back to the community who helped shape her faith.  “These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts.  Impress them on your children.  Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.” Deuteronomy 6: 6-7.

Contact Mandi Stoltzfus at: or 717-203-1794

Office Manager

Nate Sauder took over the office duties in February 2015.  He lives in Mount Joy with his wife, Charity, and their 4 kids.  He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Houghton College, NY (where he met his wife) and has had several management jobs since graduating in 2001. He was invited to East Fairview’s Wednesday night program, “Family Night”,  during high school and has been attending ever since.  He enjoys spending time with family and friends, hunting, and playing sports and games.

Contact Nate at: or 717-665-4873