Our Leaders

Gerard and Pamela Dunphy

Married since 1975. Gerard and Pamela have 3 daughters and 4 grandchildren. Gerard has been the pastor of Maranatha for 25 years since its inception around a kitchen table in his home in 1987. Gerard was ordained as a minister on 28 November 2010.

William Leppla

Bill was born and raised in Dublin. He married Jennifer in 1980 and moved to Waterford. He and Jennifer have raised 2 sons. He joined Maranatha in the early 1990’s.

Paul Butler
Children’s ministry Leader

Paul is married to Susan and they have 2 daughters. He is a passionate and enthusiastic leader of our children’s ministry. Paul is also a regular teacher in our Sunday morning services.

Jennifer Leppla
Hospitality Leader

Jennifer Leppla is a native of Waterford. She is married to Bill Leppla. Jenny has been with Maranatha since 1990’S. Jenny is also involved in bereavement support since 2001.

Dorota Tyminska
Music Leader

Dorota hails from Poland and is married to Piotr with whom she has 4 children. Dorota and Piotr felt the call of God to come to Ireland. Upon their arrival at Maranatha in 2006 they joined the worship team. Piotr and Dorota also lead the Polish Connect group in Maranatha