Staff

Peter Eberly

Lead Pastor

Peter Eberly

Peter Eberly is husband of Natalie, father of four great kids – Evan, Olivia, Isaac & Asher. He strives to be a passionate follower of Christ in all things. Before becoming the lead pastor in launching Eastside he was a youth pastor for 6 years. He has a Master’s of Divinity degree from Eastern Mennonite […]

Matt Schwartz

Associate Pastor

Matt Schwartz

Matt Schwartz is the associate pastor of Eastside Church.  While earning his B.S. in Athletic Training at Michigan State University, Matt felt a call to ministry. Coming to Harrisonburg, VA in 2002, he graduated from Eastern Mennonite Seminary with his Masters of Divinity in 2006.  Matt, his wife, Mindy and their daughters, Katie Grace and […]

Natalie Eberly

Director of Children's Ministries

Natalie Eberly

Natalie Eberly is married to Peter Eberly and is a mother of four wonderful children – Evan, Olivia, Isaac, and Asher. She has a B.A. in Elementary Education from Goshen College and has taught for 10 years. Fall of 2013, she became a stay-at-home mom allowing her to devote more time to her family, serving […]

Sarah Yoder

Treasurer

Sarah Yoder

Sarah Yoder, along with her husband Nevin Yoder, joined Eastside as it was first getting started because they felt a calling to join the others as soon as they heard about it. Together, they have four children – Landon, Layah, Madalyn and MarcAndre. Sarah received an undergraduate degree from Eastern Mennonite University and an MBA […]

Andrea Yoder

Elder & Worship Intern

Andrea Yoder

Andrea Yoder has been an active member at Eastside Church since it was launched in 2010 and is currently serving as an intern in worship ministry. A native of Harrisonburg, Andrea is now seeking a Master’s of Divinity degree from Eastern Mennonite Seminary, and in her free time she loves to hike, trail run, ride horses, and spend time with her six nieces and nephews.