Church Staff

Pastor – Adam Ulm

Adam began as pastor at Spring Creek in January 2018.  He and his wife Katie both grew up in Lebanon county and both graduated from Northern Lebanon High School.  After high school Adam attended Malone University in Canton, OH studying Youth and Sports Ministry. He and Katie were married in 2007 and moved to southern Lancaster where Adam served as Pastor of Youth and Young Adults in the Mechanic Grove COB for over 10 years.  Adam is currently completing Training in Ministry (TRIM) classes to complete ordination requirements. Adam and Katie have two little boys, Jameson and Garrett which keep everyone hopping. 

Adam enjoys singing with Katie and playing outside or wrestling with his boys.  He also likes to garden, putz around in his wood shop and spend time reading. Adam is a big Ohio State football and basketball fan and enjoys all kinds of sports.    

Administrative Assistant – Michelle Thomas

Director of Youth Ministries – Michelle Sheppard


Michelle has a heart for teenagers and is excited to be back in youth ministry.  Michelle is a graduate of West Virginia University and the Myerstown Evangelical Seminary.  She has also done additional graduate work in counseling at Eastern University.  Michelle has been married to her husband Jon for over 15 years.  They live in Hershey and have four children.  In addition to church events, Michelle and Jon spend many hours with children and youth at swim meets, gymnastics meets, football games, soccer games, music concerts, Girl Scouts, and cross country and track meets. They also keep busy taking their Greater Swiss Mountain dog, Tobler, to dog shows.

Michelle was in youth and congregational ministry for 10 years before deciding to stay home and raise her own little congregation.  She is thankful to be back in ministry among the best people she knows — teenagers!

Director of Children’s Ministries – Melissa Blizzard

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Melissa (“Missy”) Blizzard has been the Director of the Children’s Program at Spring Creek Church since 2007.  Missy grew up in the Lebanon area and became a member of Spring Creek in 1991.  She gradated from Cedar Crest High School in 1991 and Shippensburg University in 1995 with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Music.  Missy has been a teacher for the Cornwall Lebanon School District since 1995.  She also received a Master’s degree as a Reading Specialist from Penn State Harrisburg in 2002.  She currently teaches first grade at Cornwall Elementary in Lebanon, PA.

Missy enjoys spending time with her husband and four children, watching them play soccer and listening to her son play the drums.  She also enjoys reading, swimming with her children, decorating cakes, crafting, and gardening.

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