About

Saturate is a group of 20somethings that span from college, to careers, to couples. Saturate is an extension of LCBC Church located in Central Pennsylvania. Through Saturate, 20somethings are encouraged and enabled to connect with God, with each other, and with LCBC.

 

Paul Atkinson – 20somethings Pastor

Raised in North Carolina, currently lives in Elizabethtown with his wife Whitney and daughter Charleigh. Loves traveling internationally, playing sports, rooting for his Tarheels, Bojangles, and sweet tea. Also loves leadership development combined with serving. A graduate of Liberty University with a degree in Business Marketing and Liberty Theological Seminary with a masters in Intercultural Studies. Before joining the LCBC Staff, served in mobilizing college students towards the mission field. Helped LCBC’s Harrisburg Campus get started in a number of volunteer roles and joined the LCBC Staff in January of 2010. Provides oversight for LCBC’s York Campus and 20somethings Ministry. Email | Twitter | Facebook

 

Adam Hann – Experience Architect

Raised in Chambersburg, PA, currently lives in Elizabethtown with his wife Amanda. Spends time playing music, reading, blogging, and hanging out with friends. A graduate of Huntington University where he studied Church Ministry, Bible & Religion, and Computer Science. Has six years experience with the Saturate Community through leading worship, organizing volunteer teams, and more recently helping to create an environment for 20somethings to connect and grow at LCBC. As Experience Architect, he facilitates multiple volunteer teams for Saturate Eight, and identifies and implements creative elements. Email | Twitter | Facebook

 

René Velarde – Worship Leader

Raised in Salinas Ca, currently lives in Lancaster City with his wife Jess. Enjoys trying new things, the outdoors, reading, techy-gadgets, video games, disk golf, and having good conversation over coffee. Currently enrolled at, and attending Indiana Wesleyan University (online), pursuing a B.A. in Biblical Studies. Prior to joining the LCBC staff, worked at another church in California as the worship leader and twenty-somethings director. He is the worship leader for the LCBC York campus, and for the Saturate community. He hopes to help twenty-somethings foster a lifestyle of worship, that is expressed through multiple avenues and gatherings. Email | Twitter | Facebook

 

Emily Heisler – Community LIFE Coordinator

Raised in Medford, NJ, currently lives in Elizabethtown, PA. Enjoys hanging out with family and friends, running, watching Philadelphia sports, cooking, and is never far from a good book. A graduate of Lebanon Valley College she earned a degree in Elementary Education with Special Education Certification. Prior to joining the Saturate staff at LCBC, taught Special Education for the Warwick School District for five years and had served with Student Ministry in a number of roles. As the Saturate Community LIFE Coordinator, she is excited to help facilitate the connection of 20somethings to God, to each other, and to LCBC through the various Saturate environments. Email | Twitter | Facebook

 

Josh Formanek – Producer

Raised in Durham, PA, currently lives in Mount Joy, PA. Loves working on any thing that involves technology and is hands on. Enjoys biking, rock climbing, and snowboarding, aka, anything outdoors. Attends Lancaster Bible College where he is studying Music and Worship Arts. Prior to joining the Saturate Team in August of 2010 served in many volunteer tech roles around LCBC, including Student Ministry and Weekend Gatherings. Is now responsible to produce the technical aspects of Saturate events and gatherings. Is also the Production Technician at LCBC’s York Campus. Through technology and creative ideas, hopes to help others experience connection and community through environments engaged and interlaced with production and media. Email | Twitter | Facebook