Tennerton United Methodist Church's Members of the Month for May 2012 are the Rev. Jeff and Lynelle Zickefoose. They are being recognized as faithful members and honored for their commitment to the Lord.
Jeff Zickefoose grew up in the Queens Methodist Church and Lynelle Zickefoose grew up in the Rockford United Methodist Church in Harrison County. Both were active members in their youth groups, participating in Christmas, Easter and other programs.
Before becoming a pastor, Jeff Zickefoose was the lay speaker for Bridgeport United Methodist Church and helped with vacation Bible school. He started preaching in 1997 and had two United Methodist charges before coming to Tennerton UMC in 2006. He teaches the Wednesday Bible study, and Lynelle Zickefoose sings in the choir. Both help with VBS. They both enjoy helping with the apple butter making day and the annual fall festival.
Jeff Zickefoose became an elder at the United Methodist conference in June 2010. He is active with the men's group and is an officer in the Christian Golfer's Association. Lynelle Zickefoose is active with the ladies' group and also is a member of the Christian Golfer's Association. Congregants enjoy Lynelle Zickefoose's sweet smile and friendliness, as well as Jeff Zickefoose's humorous and historic tales. His birthday was May 21, and their anniversary was May 26.
They are being honored with cards, visits, hugs and prayers.