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Bill Bambach attended Bible College at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL and then went on to seminary at Dallas Theological Seminary. He has been married to his wife Sarah for over 11 years, and they have three boys: Walton, Harison, and Jackson. The Bambach family arrived at Lifespring Community Church in June 2008. Bill became Lead Pastor in July 2016.

Bill's office hours are Monday - Thursday 9:00 to 2:30. If you would like to make an appointment you can call the church office or email him at:

Chris Stephens - Worship Pastor

Chris has been serving as the Worship Pastor at Lifespring since September 2016. He is a graduate from Kingswood University in Sussex, New Brunswick Canada where he met his wife Megan and they have two children, Caleb and Myla.

Chris' office hours are Monday - Thursday 9:00-3:45. To make an appointment email or call the church office at 585-394-3517.

Ruthanne English - Children's Director

Ruth English has attended Lifespring Community Church with her family since 2004 and she took on the position of Children's Director in November 2008. She oversees and coordinates all of our children's programs. She loves kids and brings great vitality to the ministry.

Ruth was born in the Finger Lakes area but has lived on the East coast, in the midwest and overseas. She and husband George have been married for 25 years and have two sons, Andy and Eliott.

Ruth studied elementary education with a concentration in special education at the University of North Dakota and Delaware State University.

Contact Ruth at or call the church office at 585-394-3517.

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