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The Rev. Dr. Frank G. Reeder is lead pastor at Seaview. A native of Collingdale, PA, Pastor Reeder has served in many ministries throughout New Jersey with American Baptist Churches including a youth pastorate at Berlin Baptist Church and lead pastorates at Calvary Baptist Church of Ocean View and First Baptist Church of Pitman before coming to pastor Seaview Baptist Church in March 2009. He also served our American Baptist Region as President from 2001 to 2003. Our lead pastor attended Grove City College, Cairn University and Palmer (Eastern Baptist) Theological Seminary where he earned a doctorate in Ministry to Marriage and Family. Kathy Reeder is his life partner. They have a married daughter and three grandchildren who are a source of great joy to them. Pastor Reeder believes strongly in the teaching of the Scriptures that leads to life transformation as one follows Jesus into the world with a message that brings hope to all people. He enjoys hiking, travel (prefers to be where the mountains are … like Switzerland and Colorado), evenings with good friends, movies, music and thoughtful discussion that explores how to grow in relationships.
Paula Price Dollarhide, our church organist, joined the staff of Seaview in January of 1999. Paula was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and was educated at the University of Oklahoma, where she received the degrees of Bachelor of Music in Organ and Masters of Music Education. Her organ study has been with Mildred Andrews Boggess, Charles Benbow, and Dr. Gerald Frank. She has done post-Masters work at Oklahoma State University in harpsichord and organ, and has been a frequent recitalist. Paula just recently completed a Masters degree in Instructional Technology at Richard Stockton College where she is employed as an Academic Advisor in the Center for Academic Advising.Prior to coming to Seaview, Paula was Program Director and Music Director for KOSU-FM, a National Public Radio affiliate in Stillwater, OK. She hosted a live classical call-in program “Classics on Demand,” created a weekly program “The Best of Broadway” and hosted “Intermission,” a program in which she interviewed major personalities in the arts world.
Matthew Foss is Administrative Assistant to our Lead Pastor, a position he began in May 2020. Matt attended Pilgrim Academy and then graduated from Oakcrest High School. While in high school, he participated in the National Leadership Conference in Washington, DC, where he learned team building and leadership skills. Scoring high in administrative ability, Matt is at home in an office as well as supervising in a warehouse. He loves to discuss history and enjoys doing a weekly podcast with friends, Calling Northfield home now, he has family roots for several generations in Atlantic County.