Pastors

Pastors

Pastoral Staff

We're Andy and Sam. We love collaborating to serve this remarkable church.

As pastors, we seek to nurture the growth of IPC's members in the grace of Jesus. We are also responsible for equipping the members of our congregation for their Christian service, both inside and outside the church. We work together with our Church Council to lead IPC to fulfill its mission. 

 

Website Portrait Andy

Senior Pastor: Rev. Andrew R. Stager

In August, 2018, my family and I moved to Switzerland from Seoul, Korea. In Seoul, I served as a chaplain and teacher at Yongsan International School, and as Associate Pastor at Seoul Covenant Church. Prior to that, I planted Hill City Church in Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA. 

But like LeBron James, "I'm just a kid from Akron, Ohio.”

I am obsessed with the love of God in Christ. I want to explore and express the love of God in my public ministry, in my marriage, with my three sons, and among my neighbors and friends. Christian love is both my intellectual and practical preoccupation.

I also maintain borderline obsessions with the reading, writing, and collecting of books; with the roasting, brewing, serving, and consumption of coffee; with open windows and natural light; and with other indoor pursuits.

But I do get outdoors once each day for a 5km run.

My family loves living in Switzerland, and I am thrilled to serve as a pastor at IPC. 

I go by "Andy."

Here is my church email address.

 

Sam Green Portrait

Associate Pastor: Sam E. Gyorfi

My wife Jenna and I moved to Switzerland from Denver, Colorado in July 2016 to serve with IPC. I am a graduate of Wheaton College and Denver Seminary and I have participated in ministry in California, Maui, Chicago, and Denver.

With a long history of youth and young adult ministry, it is a joy to continue in my calling to ministry and teaching. With a passion for theology and exploring scripture, I consider it a privilege to grow together with the IPC congregation in knowledge and understanding.

Jenna and I enjoy hiking and running with our border collie Roland. We love exploring Switzerland through cycling and skiing.

Here is my church email address.