Rev. Simeon Harrar was born and raised as a missionary kid in Papua New Guinea. He attended Erskine College for undergrad where he majored in Philosophy. He married the love of his life, Alison, before moving to Pittsburgh to complete his Master of Divinity degree at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.

He and his wife have two wonderful young children. Samuel is 6 years-old, loves books and superheroes and will be going into first grade this year. Lydia is 3, loves eating and making silly faces. Alison is a music teacher, exceptional vocalist and is creative to the core.

Simeon is a published author, international speaker and a sports fanatic.

Prior to working at WPC, Simeon was the Director of Student Ministries at First Presbyterian Church of Lancaster for four years before he and his family moved to Nigeria for a year to teach at Jos International School. They now live in Lancaster and are grateful to be a part of the dynamic community at Wrightsville Presbyterian Church.

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Marie Harms

Music Director/Organist

Marie Harms is  the church at organist at WPC, and she recently celebrated her 40th year leading worship behind the organ with gusto and skill. Marie is a mother and grandmother and loves reading and gardening.

Bob Gotwols

Choir Director

Bob infuses everything he does with joy and a smile. Bob sings locally with a variety of choral groups and is a lover of “good old time” church music. Bob grew up as a pastor’s kid in the Methodist church and was blessed to be part of a wonderfully musical family growing up where he acquired his life-long love of music.