WHO WE ARE
We are a congregation committed to glorifying God in our
Our teaching focuses on the Bible, proclaiming, explaining, and applying God’s word for salvation, faith, and life. We gather for worship as a fellowship on Sunday but we also believe worship embraces all of life and that what we hear in
We uphold the Westminster Confession of Faith and Catechisms as a faithful summary of what the Bible teaches. We believe that humanity has rejected God and plunged itself into rebellion against Him. But God in his love for us has given us his Son, Jesus Christ, and through trusting him we find both forgiveness and freedom.
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Elder Tom Sorkness has been an ordained elder in the OPC for more than twenty years. He and his family began attending Cornerstone Presbyterian Church (then Gwynedd Valley OPC) in 2006. Tom has been at various times both a history teacher and administrator at Philadelphia-Montgomery Christian Academy for the past 35 years. He and his wife Lois have eight children and 12 grandchildren. Both Tom and Lois serve on the planning committee for the Presbyterian Family Week held annually at Harvey Cedars Bible Conference in New Jersey.
Chad Van Dixhoorn
Rev. Dr. Chad Van Dixhoorn (PhD, Cambridge University) is professor of church history and director of the Craig Center for the study of the Westminster Standards at Westminster Theological Seminary. He also serves as an honorary research fellow at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. Van Dixhoorn has held a number of additional teaching positions and has also served as associate pastor at Cambridge Presbyterian Church (UK) and also at Grace Presbyterian Church (Vienna, VA) for nine years. Van Dixhoorn is happily married to Emily Van Dixhoorn and they have five children and a dog. He is serving as Ministerial Advisor during the pastoral vacancy.