Reformation OPC is governed by a body of elders or session.

Rev. Chad E. Bond, Pastor

Chad is a native of New Jersey, where he met his wife, Robin, in high school. They were married after both graduated from Geneva College in Beaver Falls, PA. He then earned an MDiv from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia and was then ordained to the gospel ministry by the Presbytery ofPhiladelphia of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church on May 18, 2001. He has served as Associate Pastor at Calvary OPC, Glenside, PA, from 2001 to 2004 and he pastored Faith OPC in Garland, TX, 2004-2023.

Chad and Robin have four children. Isaac is married to Bethany, who is expecting the Bonds’ first grandchild in January. John is engaged to be married to Parker, also in January), Elizabeth (a college student) and Thomas (a high school sophomore) have moved with their parents to central Florida.

 

John R. Muether, Ruling Elder

John, a native of Long Island, New York, serves as a ruling elder of the session for Reformation OPC. He also serves as the OPC’s historian and is a member of the denomination’s Christian Education Committee. Additionally, he is dean of libraries and professor of church history at Reformed Theological Seminary (Orlando, FL). John and his wife Kathy have four children.

 

David S. Veldkamp, Ruling Elder

Dave grew up near Grand Rapids, MI, and graduated from Covenant College, where he met his wife, Joy.  He earned a Master of Divinity degree from Reformed Theological Seminary and now works there as Chief Enrollment Management Officer and Director of Institutional Assessment. He serves as a ruling elder for Reformation OPC and is a member of the denomination’s Committee on Coordination. Dave and Joy have four children.

R. Scott Sistare, Ruling Elder & Clerk of Session

Scott Sistare is a native of Lexington, SC.  He grew up in the United Methodist Church and the Presbyterian Church in the USA (PCUSA).  During Scott’s college years at The Citadel, he attended a variety of churches and served in both InterVarsity and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.   In the Lord’s providence, after Scott and Heather were married they learned more of the reformed faith while attending Lake Sherwood OPC and Reformed Theological Seminary.  They joined Reformation OPC in 2003 shortly after the church was planted.  Since then, Scott and his family have been attending reformed churches in both the OPC and PCA as they moved often due to work obligations.  In these reformed churches, Scott has taught various age groups the Westminster Confession of Faith and shorter catechism.  Scott and Heather have been married since 2002 and have four children.