Rev. John L. Stirzaker, 98, went home to be with the Lord on September 27, 2012. He received a bachelor's degree from Nyack College and a master's degree from Lehigh University. Rev. Stirzaker served as pastor in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware and also served as District Superintendent in Pennsylvania and New England for The Christian and Missionary Alliance. He served on the Board of Managers of the C&MA and was president of the Board of Directors of Chapel Pointe at Carlisle.