Forest Hill Presbyterian Church is a congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). We are a loving community of people who worship God in spirit and in truth, seek to faithfully proclaim and live the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and strive to serve one another and our community with the love of Christ. Our worship is reverent but relaxed, a blend of traditional hymns and contemporary worship, centered on the preaching of God's Word. Our doctrine is Reformed, as summarized in the Westminster Confession of Faith, and our community is warm and welcoming.
Jason Van Bemmel serves as the pastor of Forest Hill Presbyterian Church. He and his wife, Beth, have been married since 1998 and they have three children: Andrew, Jeremiah, and Kathryn. Jason is a graduate of Reformed Theological Seminary, Washington, DC (2009). He previously served as the Head of School for New Covenant Christian School and as the pastor of Faith Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Cheraw, SC. Pastor Jason loves preaching and teaching God's Word and is excited and humbled to serve Forest Hill Presbyterian Church as her pastor.
L to R: Larry Comes, Pastor Jason Van Bemmel, Tim Wilson and Shawn Trautman.
Each of these men have been with Forest Hill since our beginning in 2017. Larry is a retired home builder and renovator. Tim is a retired Baltimore County firefighter and Shawn is a nurse manager at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Michael Taliercio began serving as our intern in October of 2022. He is serving in all areas of pastoral ministry: teaching Sunday School, doing online devotionals, helping lead youth group and adult Bible studies, and reaching out personally to members of the church. He is a blessing to our church community. He, his wife Maressa and their five children have quickly become a much-loved part of our church family.