8031 Salem Bible Church Rd. Macungie, PA 18062

(610) 966-5822

Meet Our Pastors

John Hutteman & his wife

Pastor John Hutteman
Lead Pastor

John met his wife, Debbie, while in High School. They and their five children lived and served in Papua New Guinea for 14 years with New Tribes Mission. In 2001, John was invited to return to the US and come on staff as a pastor at Salem. In November of 2013, John became Lead Pastor.

John attended Philadelphia College of Bible, Florida Bible College, and along with his missionary training, earned a bachelor’s degree from Lancaster Bible College. After graduating from Lancaster, he enrolled in Lancaster’s graduate program and completed a Master’s of Arts in Ministry/Pastoral Studies.

John and Debbie have one granddaughter and nine grandsons and love spending time with family. They also enjoy sailing, staying involved with missions, and travel, and reading. As Lead Pastor, John’s priority is to shepherd, develop, and lead the church in its mission to “Offer hope, Change lives, and Become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.”


Kevin Shultz & his wife

Pastor Kevin Schultz
Executive Pastor

Kevin and his wife, Beth, have strong roots here at Salem. Both graduated from Salem Christian School in the 80’s. Beth currently teaches fifth grade at SCS, and Kevin came on staff at the church as a youth minister in 1992. After serving for over a decade in youth, coaching and directing the athletic program for SCS, Kevin shifted roles within our church staff and moved into the position of Executive Pastor. Utilizing his gifts of administration and leadership, he primarily oversees the

Worship Ministry as well as the Men’s, Connection, and Missions Ministries.

Kevin received his bachelor’s in Bible from Cairn University and his MDIV from Biblical Seminary. He and Beth have two children and own a historical farm that has been in the Schultz family since the 1700’s. Every year they host the church’s annual baptism and provide hayrides for the various ministry groups of the church. Kevin and Beth find great fulfillment in being used to bring people to a saving knowledge of Christ and helping them grow in their relationship with God.

 


Justin Reese & his wife

Pastor Justin Reese
Youth Pastor

Justin grew up attending Salem through the early 80’s and most of the 90’s. He graduated from Nyack College in December 2004, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree through Capital Seminary and Graduate School / Lancaster Bible College.

Prior to his current ministry at Salem, Justin worked as an Associate Pastor of Student Ministries at Jacksonville Chapel in Lincoln Park, NJ. He left Jacksonville in August 2007, to pursue church planting in the Reading, PA area. After joining with Great Commission Ministries, he became a part of a local church plant, Muhlenberg Area Community Church. He married a longtime friend, Elisabeth, in August 2008. In January 2010, they moved to Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico, to work in developing an international discipleship school. Their daughter, Elsie, was born there in October 2010.

After two years of serving in Mexico, they moved back to the greater Reading area. Justin came on staff with Salem in March 2012, as the Youth Pastor. In October 2012, they welcomed their son, Griffin, then in September 2016, their daughter Ada, into the world. They are now a happy family of five, and enjoy their larger family at Salem Bible Church. Justin’s passion is to make disciples who make a difference in the world for eternity.