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The Bible teaches that every church should be under the oversight of a group of elders, who are also known as pastors. The qualifications for these men are listed in 1 Timothy 3:1-7. At the Church of Christ in Freeport, we have three men who were specially chosen to shepherd this flock.   

Our Elders 

Bruce Harbach. He is married to Karen, and they have three children: Katie (married to Jeremy), Doug, and Leanne. They have two grandsons, Zane and Dexter. In addition to tending the sheep of the Lord's church, Bruce tends the family farm located just outside of town.

Ron Hintz was added as a elder in July 2017. Ron and his wife Patti, along with children and grandchildren, have been memebrs at our congregation for several years. 

Ron Hintz.  Ron is married to Patty and they have three children:  Rachel, Misi (and husband Bryan McDonald), and Mandy (and husband Don Tatham).  They also have 5 grandchildren Meghan, Cylie, Garrett, Griffin, and Gracen.  Ron is retired from a long career at Microswitch.

Jeff White.  He is married to Allison.  Jeff also serves as evangelist here at the Freeport Church of Christ.  They have one son, Ben, who is married to Cassandra.  Jeff and Allison have three grandchildren; Liam and Fiona, and Declan.

"I exhort the elders among you, as your fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker also of the glory that is to be revealed, shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight..."
1 Peter 5:1-2