Young Life Staff

Peter and Emily Kurtz have been sharing the Good News of Christ through the ministry of Young Life for over 17 years! 

Originally on staff in Virginia Beach for two years and then in Southern Delaware County for nine, the Kurtz's moved to the Lehigh Valley in 2014 with their three kids, Liam, Webb an Ada. 
Email Peter or call him at the Young Life office at 610-662-4021.

Samantha Willhide is a 2017 Graduate of Kutztown University where she received a degree in Art Education. Samantha was a leader at Emmaus High school in her four years at Kutztown, serving as a volunteer leader and then as a student staff member. 

She now is pursuing Gods Calling into full time ministry in the Lehigh Valley with Young Life. She will continue leading at Emmaus HS while starting ministry at Southern Lehigh HS, along with various other leadership roles. ​​​
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John Lim worked as an engineer at PPL Corporation upon graduating Temple University with a Mechanical Engineering degree until He decided to follow God’s calling into Young Life Staff. John was a leader at Emmaus High School for two and half years and a leader in Philadelphia Young Life for two years. 

John will continue to lead at Emmaus High School while starts a WyldLife ministry at East Penn School District.  

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Young Life Lehigh Valley | PO Box 5249 Bethlehem, PA 18015-0249

Phone: 484-935-4103

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