Our Pastors


Senior Pastor

Thom began teaching an inner-city Bible study in 1995. That love of teaching God’s word eventually led to the formation of Calvary Chapel Lebanon in October, 2001, with about 50 people meeting in an old hardware store. Our church ministry and philosophy centers on teaching God’s word chapter by chapter, verse by verse.  

Prior to pastoring, Thom was president and general manager of Keller Brothers Ford, a third-generation family business that began in 1921.  After 8 years of bi-vocational ministry, in 2009, Thom sold the business and became a full-time pastor.

Thom and his wife, Sue, live near Schaefferstown. Thom and Sue enjoy snow skiing, mountain biking and motorcycle rides.  Thom has often said that he loves performing weddings because he loves being married!

Ted, pictured above is Sue’s brother who has lived with Thom and Sue since 2001.
“It has been an absolute joy to see the changes God is bringing about in the lives of individuals, marriages and families at Calvary Chapel. God’s word does not return void!”

Currently we have worship services Sunday morning at 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM at our church located at 740 Willow St.  Please introduce yourself when you stop by!


Associate Pastor

Dan & Sue VanVleet live in West Lebanon with three of their six children. Their three oldest children are married and they are expecting their third grandson in June of 2017.

Dan has been pastoring since 1985. He has been a long-time friend of Thom Keller. The opportunity to plant a church with Thom came in 2001. Thom & Dan, along with others, shared a dream of being part of a team in a teaching church. The vision has always been to be a fellowship where people feel welcome, safe, and loved.

“Being part of Calvary Chapel has been such a blessing to our family. Our children are actively involved with youth leadership,  worship team, helping in the children’s ministry, and young adult ministry.”

Dan is part of the leadership team, which includes teaching, counseling, and visitation.  Sue works in the children’s ministry. Dan & Sue lead the young adult ministry.


 Interim Senior Pastor

Duane & Sheri Miller joined the Calvary Chapel Lebanon pastoral team full time in October of 2011. Duane serves as the Associate Pastor of Church Life while Sheri facilitates and coordinates Calvary’s disability ministry.  Duane spent his childhood years in Brazil as a first generation missionary kid, or third culture kid (TCK). His faith journey took him from central Brazil to Lancaster Bible College, then to L’Abri Fellowship in Switzerland, which was followed by West Chester University where he began to find balance to the third culture life. While at West Chester, Duane met Sheri and eventually followed her to Lebanon. They were married in August of 1995, and were later blessed with two sons who are now 19 and 17 years old.

Prior to coming on board at Calvary Chapel, Duane spent 17 years working in the corporate office of Pennsylvania Counseling Services developing programs and services for children and adults who need counseling and behavioral support. Through this experience, he learned vital skills that have served him well in this new role within the church.

Sheri is a recent graduate of Evangelical Seminary, earning her masters in Marriage & Family Therapy. She currently runs a private practice in Lebanon while also working with a non-profit counseling organization to provide therapy services to the community. Additionally, Sheri coordinates and facilitates At the Well, a support group for mothers of children with special needs.

Duane’s role at Calvary includes creating opportunities for the body to be engaged with the church in bible studies and ministries. He also oversees certain administrative functions of the church that allow the pastoral team to work together in their strengths.


Associate Pastor of Church Ministries

Miles was born and raised in Lebanon County.  He graduated from ELCO in 1998 and married his high school sweetheart, Tori. Miles and Tori spent 7 years living on the Eastern Shore of Maryland where Tori taught art and Miles worked in the lumber industry before God called them back home to Lebanon County. Miles worked as a pastoral assistant at a local church in Lebanon County before being called to plant a church in downtown Lebanon.  He pastored the church for 6 years  until God again called for a new season of ministry, which led Miles and Tori to Calvary Chapel Lebanon.  Tori works as an art teacher at Cedar Crest High School and volunteers in the Children's Ministry at CCLEB.  They have two children, Cora and Cyrus.


Hispanic Ministry Pastor

Pastor Lorenzo and Elizabeth Meson came from Argentina in 2001 with a specific call from God to plant churches among the Hispanic people in the US. They planted three churches in Argentina before coming, and planted three more here in PA and one in NC. When Lorenzo thought he was finally retired and life was going to slow down, God drew him to Calvary Chapel Lebanon and opened up a new vision to work again with the Spanish population of Lebanon within the church, as part of the ministry of the church. Lorenzo is one of the pastors at Calvary Chapel Lebanon. The Meson’s have five married children and 12 grandchildren.


Hispanic Ministry Associate Pastor

Yordanys Olive and Lucila Ruiz come from a small town in the center of Cuba. They have been married 13 years and have a son named Jesse. Yordanys has a passion for music which led him to learn to play different instruments, to sing, and record 3 musical productions with the purpose of spreading the Gospel and God’s Word. In 2010 God called him to serve as a worship leader in the Assemblies of God Church, a call that has continued for the past 12 years to this day. In 2011 he was an associate pastor and leader in the church, and finally in 2015 he moved to the US and was part of several church plants in FL and VA. God led him to Reading, PA where he served for two years at El Portico Church until 2020 when God opened up an opportunity at Calvary Chapel Lebanon to join the beautiful vision of the church for the Spanish ministry within the church and work with Pastor Lorenzo Meson as a ministerial assistant in a great team that God brought together for this purpose.


Associate Pastor

Kevin and Christine “Tina” Dobbs, along with two daughters (Lindsay and Ashley) became members of Calvary Chapel Lebanon in 2012. Kevin is a graduate of Lancaster Bible College. He taught bible study and Sunday school at the Junior and Senior High school levels from 2003-2008 at Highland Community Church, where he was also a church Board member.

Kevin served as a Chaplain at Lebanon County Correctional facility. Since 2010, he has been employed as a Chaplain for the Pennsylvania State Department of Corrections.

Kevin and Tina enjoy the outdoors, especially hiking and camping. Kevin considers himself privileged to serve alongside many faithful servants at Calvary Chapel Lebanon.


Hispanic Ministry Associate Pastor

Gilberto and Zoila Colon are from Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic respectively. They have four adult children between them. From an early age, Gilberto felt a great commitment to the Lord for the leadership, songwriting, preaching the Gospel, musician, and worship leader. In 2003 he recorded his first album entitled "Mi Agradecimiento" which managed to be in the top positions on Christian radio in Puerto Rico, receiving several awards and being nominated for the Paoli and Revelation of the Year awards. At this time Gilberto and Zoila are part of a great project in the city of Lebanon and are working as missionaries and collaborators at Calvary Chapel Lebanon en Español together with Pastor Lorenzo Meson and a team that has the vision of reaching the nations for Christ through the training of zonal missionaries. Gilberto and Zoila have a great talent for making podcasts and works that reflect the experiences of Christians and how to face them with the Lord and his Word. Gilberto continues creating music and new compositions for new productions that glorify God.


Associate Pastor

Mark grew up in nearby Annville, Pa. He married his high school sweetheart in 2003. Both Mark and Margaret graduated from Annville-Cleona High School in 1999 and from Eastern Mennonite University in 2003. Mark worked at Community Action Partnership as a Case Manager for 6 years and then worked in ministry at the Lebanon Rescue Mission for 11 years before coming aboard at Calvary Chapel. Margaret has worked as an RN in various fields since 2003 including Oncology and at the Lebanon Free Clinic. She’s currently a Nurse Practitioner at Lebanon Internal Medicine Associates. Mark and Margaret have 3 children: Noah, Olive and Asher and a cute little rescue dog named Rosie.