: to move in small waves
: to pass or spread through or over (someone or something)
Ripple – a diverse group of people from varied racial, economic and educational backgrounds, all seeking God’s transformation by moving closer to Jesus as our center. We are an Anabaptist community affiliated with Franconia Mennonite Conference. Ripple gathers for worship, Bible study, prayer, meals, and other events. Bible study and worship take place on the church front steps, in the sanctuary, and downstairs in the fellowship hall. Ripple is intentional about teaching and implementing restorative practices and seeks to build partnerships with those who are interested in joining God’s work in the city of Allentown.
Our Staff Members
Angela Moyer joined the pastoral team at Ripple in 2012 after serving for six years as youth pastor at Rockhill Mennonite Church. She is also an occupational therapist in Early Intervention at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital. She graduated from Elizabethtown College in 2001 with a BS in Occupational Therapy and
Ben Walter grew up in Selinsgrove, PA located in central Pennsylvania. After high school he joined the Army infantry for three years and was stationed in Washington and Korea. He received a B.S. in nutrition from Penn State in 2001 and a M.Div. from Biblical Theological Seminary in 2011. His
Danilo is an Eastern University graduate and completed a Master of Divinity degree from Eastern Mennonite Seminary in 2013. He joined Ripple in 2014 in a part time joint youth ministry role with 2 other Mennonite congregations in the Lehigh Valley; Whitehall Mennonite and Vietnamese Gospel; and Karen Fellowship which