St. Andrew's Evangelical Lutheran Church
Meet our Staff
Meet our Staff
Reverend Dr. Philip Krey
The Rev. Dr. Philip Krey or Pastor Krey, as he likes to be called, began his service to St Andrew’s Lutheran Church in June of 2015 and loves the people of St. Andrew’s and the Pennridge community. Originally from Brooklyn, New York and New England he has served congregations in the mid-Atlantic for over 35 years. He and his family have lived in Germany and India to study and serve, and he most recently served as a professor of church history and president of the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. All of this has prepared him for the exciting and growing ministry at St Andrew’s. He loves to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ, work with young and older persons alike, and is excited about St Andrew’s passion for service in Christ to all in need both locally and around the world. He and his wife, Rene, have five adult children and nine grandchildren.
Director of Music
Brian has been Director of Music at St. Andrew’s since July of 2001. He began his musical career as a chorister at the renowned St. Thomas Choir School in New York City. He continued to pursue his music in high school, singing in the Concert Choir for all four years that he attended St. Andrew’s School in Middletown, DE. Upon his graduation from St. Andrew’s in 1997, he went on to attend West Chester University, from which he graduated, Summa Cum Laude, in 2001 with a Bachelor of Music in Keyboard Performance.
Michele has been a member of St. Andrew's since 2006, joining the staff as the Administrative Assistant in 2013. Michele graduated with a Bachelors' degree in Office Administration from Bloomsburg University. Michele's tasks are many from preparing the weekly bulletins, worship binders, the monthly newsletter, maintaining the member data base, preparing reports, maintaining the church calendar, and more. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, camping, and reading.
Shared Ministry Coordinator
All members of St. Andrews have gifts and talents that are valuable to the ministry and mission to our faith community. These gifts and talents do not have to be large…..even the small ones make a huge impact. Cassandra coordinates member’s spiritual gifts with particular ministries of the church.
Cassandra graduated with a BFA from Arcadia University. She and her family have been members of St. Andrews since 2002. Her roles in the church have included Church Council, Christian Education Team Cabinet Coordinator, Confirmation Team Leader, Vacation Bible School Coordinator and now, Facilities Use Coordinator. Email Cassandra