Annetta Zea joined the St. Paul’s staff as Parish Administrator in December 2017. She brings many gifts to a position that calls for a working knowledge of Microsoft Programs and church office functions. She has worked in Church offices since 1996.
Since living in Pennsylvania, she worked at St. John’s UCC in Red Lion, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in York, St. Paul’s Lutheran in Hanover, and St. James Lutheran in Brogue.
When not working at St. Paul’s, Annetta and her husband Dale, spend as much time possible with their grandchildren, Hayley and Alexander. The Zea’s have lived in Pennsylvania since 2001 in Red Lion.
Joyce E. Gerstenlauer came to St. Paul’s in January 2019 and has been a Lutheran since birth. Joyce grew up in Lancaster County and studied piano and organ through high school. She graduated with a BS in Music Education K – 12 certified from Indiana University of PA. In 1986 she received her MS degree in Music with a minor in organ, studying with June Miller, and choreography from Penn State. Joyce has served as an organist and choir director in several Lutheran churches in the area, including six years fulltime as an AIM musician, and she has served on the Lower Susquehanna Synod Candidacy Committee and music consulting committees.
Joyce taught K – 12 choral & general music plus music theatre, in several area school districts, before retiring in 2015. Additionally, she directed the Perry County Choral Society for ten years and she has sung in the Harrisburg Oratorio society. Currently, Joyce is a member of the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, PA Music Educators, PSEA, and serves as an AGO national District Convener. Recently, Joyce was music director for Cinderella and Tick, Tick, Boom through the non-profit theatre group The Pharmacy Theatre. Here at St. Paul’s, Joyce plays organ and helps to plan hymns and liturgy, and directs the Adult Choir and the Children’s Choir that meets during Sunday School.
Viki Wonders is a native of Carlisle but moved to Dillsburg after her marriage to Greg Wonders in 1982. She was in public education for thirty-two years and was a stay-at –home mom for nine years after their two children were born. Music was a major part of her life. Her experiences include singing in church choirs from her elementary school years until the present, being drum major for her high school and college bands, and playing in her church’s handbell choir. After joining St. Paul’s congregation in 1982, she became involved with implementing St. Paul’s first handbell and chimes choirs. Viki was also the first handbell choir director from 1990 until she returned to work full-time as a teacher in 1996. Now that she is retired, Viki is pleased to be serving the church again in the capacity as handbell choir director.
You can contact Viki by email.