our staff

Pastors & Administrative Staff

Mark Appell

Lead Pastor

Mark Appell joined the Perth Bible Church team in 1996 in volunteer ministry. He was called to get a Bachelor of Science in Bible and Missions. From 2001 to 2005 Mark had a mixture of paid and volunteer work at Perth Bible Church. In 2005 he was hired as a part time assistant pastor. In 2007 Mark became a full time assistant pastor and in 2011 he became the senior pastor.

Pastor Mark's personal mission statement: Striving to be the best son of God I can be, loving my wife and children unconditionally, reaching people in their lost state, cultivating their relationship with Christ and other believers, and challenging them to respect God with their lives.
Reach, Relate, and Respect.

Jordan Davoll

Assistant Pastor

Jordan Davoll joined Perth Bible Church team on June 1, 2015 as the Assistant Pastor. Jordan has his Bachelor's of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from Trinity Baptist College. He received his Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from Trinity Baptist Seminary in August of 2019 and is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity from Mid America Baptist Theological Seminary. Pastor Jordan is passionate about connecting people with the local church.

Favorite quote, "Live life to the hilt, to the glory of God." – Jeff Davoll

Abigail Brustle

Office Manager

Abigail joined the team at Perth Bible Church in January of 2022. Abigail is a graduate of Word of Life Bible Institute and Fulton Montgomery Community College. She and her husband, Austin, were married in August of 2023 and they are both actively involved in the youth ministry. Her goal is to use her gifts for the glory of Christ and to see every life reached and changed for eternity.

Amy VanNostrand

Financial Secretary

Amy joined the Perth Bible Church team in August of 2018. She graduated from Schenectady County Community College in 2012. She has worked in management positions at H&R Block and currently is working on attaining her CPA license through Western Governs University which will end with a Bachelor of Art's Degree in Accounting.

Isaiah Strong

316 Ministry Director

Isaiah joined the Perth Bible Church team in August of 2014. Isaiah started as a Learning Center Supervisor in Perth Bible Christian Academy and then as the 316 Ministry Director in 2017. Isaiah received his bachelor's degree in Bible and Worship music as well as his Master's in Biblical Studies from Piedmont International University. Isaiah is passionate about evangelism, ministering to students, and worship music.

Reese Sweeney

Evangelism Intern

Reese joined the Perth Bible Church team in November of 2023. Reese is here to do something we have never done before in our ministry. He is our Evangelism Intern! He will be meeting people in our community, discipling young believers, and working with our 316 Ministry to help reach the area for the Gospel. Reese is a determined young man who loves Jesus and sharing Jesus' love is his passion! Reese is from Cortland, NY. he served one year in the Marine Corps and afterwards worked full time as an exterminator. The Lord got ahold of Reese's heart as a young adult, and he has fully surrendered his heart to Him. We are so thankful to have him here with us.
If you would like to connect with Reese, you can email him at rsweeney@perthbiblechurch.org . He would love to hear from you & share the Gospel with you!

Leticia (Chichi) De Lucia Pinheiro


Leticia joined the Perth Bible Church team in 2023. She is a 2-year graduate from Word of Life Bible Institute and is serving here as an intern working in the office, and with our children's ministry programs. Leticia is from São Paulo, Brazil born and raised. She is so excited to be serving here with our ministry and strives to see every child come to know Jesus personally.