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Brian Donnachie

Senior Pastor

Pastor Brian has been the Senior Pastor at Living Hope Worship Center since 1999, and has also served in various ministry positions at churches throughout the greater Philadelphia area. He draws upon his extensive academic and "real life" experiences (graduate Theological studies and mentorship with Dr. Jack Hayford as well as working as a salesman and in a boat factory) in studying God's Word and in challenging everyone to live lives following and honoring God.

Pastor Brian and his wife Marianne live in Woodstown and have 3 daughters (Alyse, Amy, and Sara).


Jeffrey P. Schultz

Assistant/Youth Pastor

Pastor Jeff joined Living Hope Worship Center as Youth Pastor in 2012 after serving through the summer as a counselor for Beckett Christian Preschool's summer camp program. Jeff grew up in the Tri-State region, and attended the University of Valley Forge, where he graduated in 2011 with a degree in Pastoral Ministry. He served for a year at Church of the Resurrection in East Syracuse, NY, before God opened the door for him to serve at Living Hope.

Pastor Jeff met his wife, Samantha, while they were both students at the University of Valley Forge and they were married in June of 2012. They currently live in Swedesboro, NJ.


Marianne Donnachie

Family Life & Children's Pastor

Pastor Marianne has been in ministry alongside her husband, Pastor Brian, for over 30 years. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Ministry from the University of Valley Forge and is also a registered nurse with St. Francis Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware.

A southern New Jersey native, Pastor Marianne is active in women’s and children’s ministries and currently oversees the children’s and family life programs at Living Hope Worship Center.


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