Martinsburg Brethren in Christ Church
814-793-3583
We strive to be a church that Lives out our FAITH, embraces our FREEDOM and grows through FELLOWSHIP.

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A Little Bit About Us...
My name is Michael Abell. I was born and raised in Ontario, Canada. I have roots in the Brethren In Christ Church (BIC) on both sides of my family. My father is from the Canadian BIC and my mother was born and raised in the Pennsylvania BIC. 

My wife, Elizabeth and I met at Messiah College, and
have been married since June 18, 2000 and we have
 three sons and two daughters; Christopher was born 
in December 2006;  Jacob was born in October 2008; 
and Zachary was born at Nason Hospital on 
December 30, 2010.  We had our twin girls, 
Hannah & Rebekah on 12/6/12.

            We have been in ministry together since 
            January 2001. I was the youth Pastor at West 
            Shore BIC for four years. We spent three 
years church planting in Wisconsin, and two years 
supporting a church plant in Ohio as an Associate Pastor. 

I am excited to be the Pastor at Martinsburg BIC Church here in Martinsburg, PA. I'm looking forward to what the Lord is going to do in and through us.

I love to read novels and watch movies. I also love sports and especially baseball—the New York Yankees are the best! :-) 

We love to go on walks with our children and enjoy the outdoors. Elizabeth loves to be with the boys and to garden. She is a huge Penn State Football Fan from birth! If you have any questions or want to chat feel free to give me a call. 

Love in Christ,

Pastor Michael Abell