Leadership Staff



Bill Large, Senior Pastor

Bill Large is the Senior Pastor at House of Agape. Bill has been our senior pastor since House of Agape started in 2015. He married his wife Robyn in 1982. Bill has a passion for God's Word and loves to share it with and through our church, our ministry and in everything he does. Bill shows true compassion and love for all, in devoting time and talents in our ministry of feeding the homeless and less fortunate. God has given Bill the gift of discerning God's Word and delivering it so that all can hear. 


Click on the link to hear more about Pastor Bill and the vision for House of Agape in an interview with Mike O'Dell, York Baptist Association (1/30/19).  https://youtu.be/Q2C7n-ADWWY

If you have questions or would like to contact Pastor Bill on his cell phone - (540) 287-6420


Jeff DeRuyscher, Associate Pastor

Jeff and his wife Donna joined the church and leadership team at House of Agape in February 2018.  With a heart for service and missions, Jeff is passionately committed to sharing the truth of God's Word and His promises of mercy, grace, salvation, and love with all who come to be fed, both body and soul. 

Prior to joining House of Agape, Jeff served as Mission’s Coordinator at Grace Chapel Baptist Church in York SC, as well as a guest/substitute preacher at House of Agape on several occasions.  As a bi-vocational pastor, Jeff’s “day job” is as Database Developer for OneMagnify, of Charlotte, NC.

To read Jeff's blog - Observations of a Growing Christian 


Trustees: Robyn Large, Donna DeRuyscher and

Beth Simmonds