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Thank you for checking us out! We are a Bible believing, non-denominational church situated near the top of Orwell Hill, just northeast of Rome, PA. We are a multi-generational congregation from many walks of life and we seek to honor God as disciples of Jesus Christ through our unified worship and love for others. At OBC you will find a warm community of believers, truth for life taught from God's Word, and a spirit of serving one another. Come visit us and see for yourself!!
church address: 1749 Orwell Hill Rd. Rome, PA 18837
church phone: 570-247-2462
Pastor Vieldhouse's home phone: 570-744-1915
Pastor Rich was born June 13, 1954 and grew up in Laceyville, PA where he attended the Braintrim Baptist Church. He graduated from Baptist Bible College of PA (now Summit Univ.) in 1976. After a year of ministry in his home church he a attended Columbia Graduate School of Bible and Missions (now Columbia Int. Univ.) and graduated with an MA in Bible in 1980. In January of 1981 he married Kathy Iseminger and in May of that year they moved to North Collins NY where he was pastor of the Christian Fellowship Church. Over the following years the Lord blessed them with four daughters and led them to three other pastoral positions including his current ministry in Orwell which began in 1997. He loves teaching God's Word, especially in small group Bible Studies.