Advent Lutheran Church
1775 East Market Street
York, Pennsylvania 17402

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Our Ministries Staff



Cortney Kauffman
Nursery Attendant

Cortney Kauffman has been at Advent since she was baptized. She graduated from Dallastown Area High School in 2008. After high school, she attended the Art Institute of York, PA and received her AST degree in graphic design in September 2010. She is currently working on her BS degree in graphic design.

She enjoys creating age appropriate crafts and working on them with the children every Sunday morning.




Bethany Horn
Nursery Attendant

Bethany Horn grew up at Advent Lutheran Church. She graduated from Central York High school in 2007. After high school she went on to further her studies in the field of education. She plans on earning my associates degree in early childhood education and my bachelors degree in Elementary education.

She currently works at York Day Nursery in the two year old classroom as well as in the Nursery here at Advent. She enjoys spending time with children and truly feels blest to be a part of their lives and education.



Pamela R. Mitchell
Breadbreakers and Simple Dinners

Pam is a native of York and married her high school sweetheart, Jim Mitchell, in 1965.  She and Jim then spent the next 31 years “traveling” courtesy of the U.S. Army.  When they concluded their service they returned to York, joining Advent in 2002.

Pam’s special area of ministry is in coordinating our Breadbreakers fellowship and our Simple Dinner Ministry.  For relaxation Pam enjoys cooking and reading while her husband, Jim, enjoys eating and listening.




James L. Mitchell
Lay Hospital Visitation Table Grace Communion Visitation

Jim Mitchell is a native of York, PA.  After marrying Pamela in 1965, he travelled for  the US Army for 31 years as an Artillery Colonel. They returned to York in 2001.

Jim’s area of specialized ministry includes coordination of our Lay Hospital Visitation ministry and our Homebound Communion Visitation teams. Jim and his wife, Pam, are parents to two adult children and have the delight of being grandparents to six.



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