Sarah Hostetter- President

Sarah is the newly elected President of God’s Precious Children. Sarah has been on the board of God’s Precious Children for over 5 years now, and is thrilled to be continuing the good work that Gary and Deb began. Her other career is as a Youth Director for Youth, College, and Young Adult ministries where she enjoys helping young people foster their relationships with God and each other. She was also the temporary Mission Pastor for their church, which helped fuel her passion for mission work. Sarah received her Masters of Divinity from Palmer Theological Seminary, and is currently finishing the process to become ordained in the PC(USA) denomination.

Sarah and her Husband Andrew recently had their first daughter : Sunday – a name they fell in love with during their first visit to Liberia. Sunday has been an incredible gift to them, and keeps them very busy. They are both very excited to bring Sunday over to Liberia to introduce her to all of their Liberian friends. To get in touch with Sarah, please email

Deb Winters- Vice President

Gary Winters- Founder

Gary is the founder of God’s Precious Children in 1999. He started with 135 students in the Tuition Sponsorship Program, and today thousands have gone to school with God’s help.

Jackie Manbeck- Board Member

Jackie is the Treasurer for God’s Precious Children.  Jackie is the daughter of Gary and Deb Winters and has been apart of God’s Precious Children since 2008.  Jackie graduated from Central Penn College in 1994 and has been working in finance since graduation.

Jackie lives in the Sinking Springs area along with her husband of 22 years and their 2 sons.  They are an active family that enjoys being outdoors.  Jackie feels one of the best gifts from God is her children and watching them grow.  She believes every child should have the opportunity to learn and grow.  This is one reason why she believes so strongly in mission of God’s Precious Children.

Andrew Hostetter- Board Member

Andrew has served alongside Sarah as a board member for the last 5 years. He recently became an ordained pastor, and is serving at a church in Perry County PA as their solo pastor. He also worked alongside Sarah for over a decade as they ministered to young people in their last church. He has been to Liberia several times doing work for GPC, and is incredibly moved by seeing how God is using this organization to transform the lives of children, families and communities in Liberia. He is also very excited to get to see his wife use more of her gifts as she leads this organization, and is also excited to get to introduce his daughter to the beauty of the country and people of Liberia.