Our Leadership


Our Pastor since 1990 is Bro. Craig Alan Myers. He and his wife Laura have four children, whom they have educated at home. He is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and Ashland Theological Seminary. He also received ministry training through the training program of the Western Pennsylvania District. Bro. Myers is chairman of the Brethren Revival Fellowship and president of the Whitley County Ministerial Association. He has served as Northern Indiana District Church of the Brethren Moderator, on the Northern Indiana District COB Board, and was chairman of the District Ministry Commission. He also is instrumental in serving the Whitley County Energy Assistance Fund. He is a founding Executive Board member of the Covenant Brethren Church, and serves as the Covenant Brethren member of the Brethren Encyclopedia, Inc. Board.


At Blue River, our Official Board is composed of
our Pastors, Ministers, and Deacons.

Our Deacons are:

Brian D. Shively, Chairman
Dennis A. Shively, Assistant Chairman
David A. Kreider, Secretary
Timothy D. Targgart, Assistant Secretary
A. Wayne Gibson, Treasurer

Paul Gingerich
Jeffrey Gipe
D. Leon Kreider – Emeritus
R. Lynn Kreider – Emeritus
Jerel L. Shively – Emeritus
Larry E. Shively – Emeritus
Brian E. Zumbrun
James L. Zumbrun – Emeritus