THE SEED OF ABRAHAM VALUES

OUR MISSION 

The Seed of Abraham is a congregation of Jews and Gentiles who believe that Yeshua (Jesus) is the promised Messiah of Israel according to the Scriptures. It assembles for worship, instruction, fellowship, and accountability
with the basic purpose of fulfilling Ephesians 4: 11-13.  

      

OUR PURPOSE 

The Seed of Abraham Messianic Congregation exists to glorify G-d by fulfilling the Great Commission; specifically, by growing a community of Messianic believers, who love and walk with G-d, care for each other, and share the love of Yeshua, both locally and globally, especially with the Jewish people.

OUR VISION STATEMENT

Our vision is to be a credible ongoing Messianic testimony to theSusquehanna Valley and its surrounding areas.

 

THE SEED OF ABRAHAM LEADERS

OUR TEACHER

Messianic Teacher, Pete Koziar, has been bringing the Scriptures in a fresh and inspirational way from the Old and New Covenants. 
 

In case you're wondering who I am...
 

  • Follower of Yeshua, therefore child of G-d, adopted member of His household. I have walked with him, through the valleys, and up to the glorious mountain peaks, for over three decades now.

  • Husband and father, with his beautiful wife, Sharon, and a strong, noble son serving in the United States Marines

  • Messianic teacher at The Seed of Abraham Messianic Congregation. 

  • Resides in Lititz, PA.

  • Author of mostly Christian Science Fiction 

  • Poet (yes, I've actually published three poems)

  • Principal Research Scientist at a major defense contractor

  • Vice President of the Association of Messianic Congregations (AMC)

  • My website: http://www.petekoziar.com

 

OUR SENIOR ELDER

Messianic Pastor and Spiritual Leader Lloyd Elias Scalyer and his wife, Judith, are the founders of The Seed of Abraham Messianic Congregation. The foundation for The Seed of Abraham was laid in 1975. Pastor Lloyd retired in November of 2017.

Scalyer was raised in an observant Jewish home and attended services regularly on Saturdays and the youth group on Sundays and Thursdays. In addition, for several years he was president of Exodus AZA and is a lifetime member of the B’nai Brith youth organization. He was born into G-d’s new creation after his move to Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

There he served as the Messianic Rabbi for Beth Emmanuel Congregation, a Deacon in Paradise Baptist Church, an Elder at the Lancaster Evangelical Free Church and the founding Spiritual Leader and Elder of the Seed of Abraham Messianic Congregation for the past 24 Years.

Since retiring, he finished his book "Reflections on Our High Holy Holidays" You can purchase Elder Scalyer's book online at Lititz Institute Publishing Division or download a free e-book.

It is also available on Amazon.com.

OUR OTHER ELDERS

Brad Woodcraft

Rob Perlis

 

OUR SHAMASHIM

Worship Team Leader - Rob Perlis

Worship Coordinator - Rosetta Stauffer

Sound - David C Balton


Sisterhood - Rosetta Stauffer


Oneg & Kitchen - Elaine Woodcraft & Karen Saltzer


Dance Director - Rosetta Stauffer


Greeters - Karen Saltzer

Prayer Network - Rosetta Stauffer


Helping Hands - Maria Riley, Elaine Saltares, Cathy Townsend, Karen Saltzer


Cards & Flowers - Cathy Townsend

 

NEW HERE?

Are you new to The Seed of Abraham? Maybe you have never visited us? We are sure you have questions about what to expect and why we do things differently. If so, check out the brochures below.