About

Who is Plain Compassion Crisis Response?

The vision of Plain Compassion Crisis Response is to spread the love of God through disaster relief and humanitarian aid and to equip this generation with the leadership skills needed to live a God-honoring life in today’s world.

Plain Compassion Crisis Response is a non-profit service organization that was formed the fall of 2014. The purpose of forming this organization was to provide international disaster response services as a means of showing God’s Love, and for opening doors to share the Good News to the lost and dying who have not heard. The specific need/opportunity presenting itself was the ISIS refugee crisis in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq and surrounding areas. The vision of Plain Compassion Crisis Response is to spread the love of God through disaster relief and humanitarian aid and to equip this generation with the leadership skills needed to live a God-honoring life in today’s world.

~Merv King

Mission

It is our mission to train and equip teams to bring hope, resources, and leadership to humanitarian disasters around the world.

Vision

‘Bringing the peace & restoration of Jesus Crist into the hearts & lives of those who have been shattered by natural disasters & evil men’

Meet The Staff

CEO

Merv King

I’m married to my beautiful wife Anna Mae and we have 6 children. As a family, we enjoy any time that we get to spend together. In the evenings or weekends, I enjoy watching my children’s activities whether it’s a softball game, bible quizzing, or playing music with them. In addition to serving with PCCR, I serve on the pastoral team at church (Abundant Life Christian Fellowship). I enjoy working with people and helping them discover their potential and calling in their lives!

Accounting Director

Emmanuel Mercado

Emmanuel (Manny) was born in Puerto Rico and now lives in Reading, Pa. His interests are finances, real estate, sports, vacations, and people!

Secretary

Malena Beiler

Hello! I have a passion for music, and love spending my time outdoors! I also enjoy spending quality time with children. One person I admire is my grandfather for being the loving and selfless man that he is and always was!

Meet The Board

PCCR is directed by an independent board

Chairman

Chad Martin

I have served with PCCR in Iraq, Nepal, and Puerto Rico as a volunteer, project coordinator, field director, and then as a board member. I have been involved in PCCR since Jan 2015. I am blessed to be the father of a lovely family and enjoy life with my family. I also enjoy the outdoors, hunting, and fishing. I work at Concrete Walls Unlimited as a job foreman and enjoy putting in quality foundations for people's homes.

Vice Chairman

Sam Stoltzfus

We've been married for 25 years and are blessed with 8 children. Kathryn married to David Campbell, Lydia married to Conrad Schmucker, Allen, James, Nathaniel, Malena, Alisa, & Austin. We live on a small farm in New Holland, PA, and attend Weavertown Mennonite Church. Sam is CEO at Country Lane Gazebos, building structures to enhance outdoor living. We enjoy camping & traveling as a family. We are passionate about serving in God's kingdom through various opportunities & are blessed to be a part of PCCR.

Secretary

Duane Good

I am employed by Schnupp's Grain Roasting as a dispatcher. I also do manufacturing and equipment painting for Schnupp's. I've been a firefighter and EMT since I've been 20. My hobbies are being a first responder and doing projects on our house. I enjoy doing landscaping projects around our place. I'm inspired by seeing people empowered to fulfill their Anointing. I love being able to see people blossom into the calling God has on their life.

Treasurer

David Lapp

Bio coming soon!