Meet Our Staff

Richard Ferris, our Pastor/Teacher since April 2005, is enthusiastic about following Christ. Richard encourages others to experience God's power for themselves by trusting Jesus in everyday ways. In his spare time you'll most likely find him gardening, reading, playing with his dog "Bo," or at the gym. Richard is married to Fredda with three daughters. He is a graduate of Drexel UniversityCapital Bible Seminary, and received his doctorate in ministry from Dallas Theological Seminary.

To contact Richard, send an email.

Jim Skulski became our worship leader in the summer of 2014. Jim has been leading worship and has served in pastoral roles in various churches in Pennsylvania and North Carolina for many years. A Brookhaven native, Jim has been married to his wife Ann since 1976 and they have four grown children and two grandsons and one granddaughter. Jim has a deep love for the community and operates his family’s electrical business right here in his home town. Providing an environment for people to have an encounter with the living God is his top priority.

To contact Jim, send him an email.


Cody Skaer and Grant & Michaela Lindemuth became part-time, co-leaders of FCC's student ministry in September 2018.  

Cody Skaer attended The Christian Academy and then attended Cairn University for three and a half years, graduating in the Winter of 2017. Recently, he has begun teaching at Delaware County Christian School, teaching 10th grade World History. The Skaer family has been attending Faith Community Church since the early 2000s. Cody has been actively serving Faith Community Church in a variety of ways. 

Grant grew up attending Grace Bible Fellowship Church in Wallingford, PA. He graduated from York College with a degree in Sport Management in 2017. Over the past two years he has spent time working in Lancaster at Spooky Nook Sports, one of the largest sports complexes in the world. In the summer of 2018 Grant married his high school sweetheart Michaela. In his free time Grant enjoys spending time out in God’s creation in doing different sports and activities. 

Michaela is a Faith Church Youth Group alumnus and loved her 7 years in the FCC gym. She is a graduate of Cedarville University and is now teaching 6th Grade at The Christian Academy in Brookhaven. Michaela is married to Grant as of this past July and is excited to see how the Lord will use youth group in her life as well in the lives of the kids who attend!

To contact the youth ministry, send an email.


Linda Skaer joined FCC staff as our part time Children's Ministry Coordinator in August 2014. She loves seeing children learn more about God and His word as well as partnering with parents as they train their children to walk in obedience. She is married to Kevin, her high school sweetheart, and they have four children Cody, Zachary, Tyler and Alyssa. Her favorite way to spend free time is reading and watching sports with her family.

To contact Linda, send her an email.

Jill Hurley joined FCC staff as our Office Manager in August 2016. Jill is a Texas native. She has degrees from Eastern New Mexico University (BA in Religion and BA in Anthropology) and Eastern University (MA in Theological and Cultural Anthropology). Jill loves reading, going to historical sites and museums, plays and any other type of cultural experiences. 

To contact Jill, send her an email.