Mark Abernathy began Pastoring EAC in May of 2002. He was raised in a Pastor’s home and went with his parents as missionaries to Africa. Upon answering his call to ministry, he has assisted Pastors, Evangelized full-time, and began his Pastoral ministry in June of 1986. Mark has an Associate’s Degree in Psychology and graduated from South Africa Bible Institute. He is an ordained minister with the United Pentecostal Church International and has served as the Indiana District Youth President from 1987-1995; the Section 3 Presbyter from 1997-2002, and presently serves on the District Board as Section 6 Presbyter.




Jonathan Bailey is an Ordained Minister with the United Pentecostal Church International. After finishing a business degree, he went to Indiana Bible College and completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Theology. He and his wife are the Youth Leaders at EAC and oversee our Young Families fellowship. Jonathan is also our Worship Leader and has a very anointed pulpit ministry that edifies the church in a challenging way.  Jonathan currently serves as the Indiana District’s Section 6 Youth Director.  This church is blessed to have such a dedicated and sold-out man as part of the ministry team at Emmanuel.




Tom Schaefer is an anointed minister of the gospel with many years of experience. Over the years he has worked with all age groups of the church. Presently, besides his pulpit ministry, Tom and his wife oversee our Sunday School department of EAC. Tom Schaefer is a genuine Christian man who loves to work for God.





Joe Disney is an Ordained Minister with the United Pentecostal Church International. He brings to EAC a lifetime of Pastoral and Ministerial experience. His unique pulpit ministry, coupled with his care and love for the Kingdom of God, blesses all he meets. Presently, Joe Disney and his wife oversee our Prime Timers fellowship.