Lighthouse Ministries

our staff

Rev. Gary J. Dierolf, Executive Pastor

Our Executive Pastor, The Rev. Gary J. Dierolf, strives to taylor each and every couple's wedding ceremony to their expectations and sometimes beyond. As the Executive Pastor, Pastor Gary oversees the day to day operations of Christian Light Ministries and working closely with it's owners.
Pastor Gary is involved in various community activities in the Berks County area. He serves as chaplain with The Berks County Association of Graveyard Preservation. He is also involved in various committees within the Oley Valley Community Fair Association.
Pastor Gary's ministry journey has led him to serve as a chaplain at Kutztown Manor and Manor Care Health Services. He has also served as the pastor of Christian Light Fellowship Church in Reading. Currently, he is the pastor for the Morrell Funeral Home in Boyertown and also serving as a supply pastor in various churches in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Jeanne McDonough, Office Manager
Jeannie, our office manager, brings with her over 15 years of experience. Not only in the office, but to assist you with your wedding plans. She will be able to bring various ideas and suggestions for your wedding, step by step for a perfect experience with Lighthouse Ministries.
Her expertise as office manager of the Photography by McDonough Studio gives her a vast insight of wedding day happenings. She has also been employed at the local township and also worked for a local school district in the business office for 15 years.

Dennis McDonough, Photographer
Our photographer, Dennis McDonough will be happy to capture all the special pictures on your wedding day in a professional manor. He has gained his experience taking pictures for the Army and also as the owner/operator of a photography studio in Pennsylvania for over 20 years. Dennis is easy going but knows when to take control to insure that you get all of the beautiful photographs that you want. His photography style is a combination of formal, journalistic & candid.