North Way Christian Community Church in Pittsburgh, PA
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    Scott Stevens

    Scott Stevens

    As the Lead Pastor, Scott is the directional leader, overseeing Campus Pastors and the Teaching Team.  He also leads the Executive Leadership Team and the Elder’s Council. Before becoming the Lead Pastor, Scott served as Family Pastor for six years and Executive Pastor for three years. He served many years in ministry before coming to North Way in 2002. Scott is a native Pittsburgher with a love for all things “Pittsburgh.” “Go Bucs!” He lives in Warrendale with his wife, Tina, and they have two adult daughters.

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    Dr. Jay Passavant

    Dr. Jay Passavant

    Dr. Jay Passavant and his wife, Carol, founded North Way Christian Community in 1981 along with eight other couples. Over this past season Pastor Jay has transitioned North Way to a new Lead Pastor while maintaining relationships and responsibilities that have enabled North Way to thrive and grow in the Pittsburgh region. In his ongoing role as Founding Pastor, he provides leadership, timely advice, and acts as a liaison to many influential and Christ centered ministries in the area, Pastor Jay and Carol live in the North Hills and have three adult children and eight grandchildren.

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    Randy Blincow

    Randy Blincow

    As the Executive Pastor, Randy oversees strategic ministry development and business operations. He is a member of the Executive Leadership Team. Randy served on the Finance Committee and on Elder’s Council for many years at North Way before joining the staff in 2012. Randy and his wife, Deanna, live in the North Hills and have four adult children.

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    Dennis Allan

    Dennis Allan

    Dennis is the pastor at the North Way Oakland campus. He began working at North Way in 2009 as the director of high school ministry at the Wexford campus, and in 2011 began providing leadership to Wexford’s Worship Cafe community. Dennis and his wife, Julia, live in Pittsburgh’s North Side with their five children.

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    Kent Chevalier

    Kent Chevalier

    Kent provides leadership and pastoral care to the Wexford Campus and is a member of the Teaching Team. He worked in student ministry for ten years before coming to North Way in 2007. Kent and his wife, Erica, live in the North Hills with their three daughters.

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    Paul Hunter

    Paul Hunter

    Paul provides leadership and pastoral care to the East End. He recently moved to Pittsburgh from Huntsville, Alabama. Paul was previously the Senior Pastor of a church and planted a church that he led until he sensed God's calling to something new away from his hometown. Paul joined the North Way staff in 2016 and lives in Squirrel Hill with his wife, Mandy, and their three children.

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    Scott McCabe

    Scott McCabe

    Scott McCabe provides leadership and pastoral care to the Sewickley Valley campus. Scott has served in numerous areas of pastoral leadership since his ordination at North Way in 1985. Scott and his wife, Missy, live in Sewickley and have five adult children and ten grandchildren.  

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    John Reilly

    John Reilly

    John provides leadership and pastoral care to the Dormont campus. John and his family have been a part of North Way since 2009. He and his wife, Allison, live in Dormont with their three children.

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    Chris White

    Chris White

    Chris will provide leadership and pastoral care to the Beaver Valley Campus which will launch in early 2018.  With more than 27 years of ministry experience, Chris joined the North Way staff in February 2017.  His vision as the Beaver Valley Campus Pastor is to effectively lead others to be “Jesus with Skin” in the areas where they live, work and play and to lead others to experience ongoing transformation and develop successful methods for missional living.  Chris and his wife, Shannon, live in Monaca and have two adult children.

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    Dave D’Angelo

    Dave D’Angelo

    Dave leads the Weekend Experience teams across all locations including Kids/Students, Worship/Production, and Guest Services. He is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and serves as the Kids/Students (Family Matters) Champion. Before joining the North Way Staff in 2016, Dave served for ten years on the Leadership Team at NewPointe Community Church (NE Ohio). Dave and his wife, Brooke, live in the Mars area and have three children.

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    Shannon Libengood

    Shannon Libengood

    Shannon leads the Spiritual Growth Teams across all locations including Local & Global Missions, Adult Life, and Care Ministries. She is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and serves as the Missions Champion. She grew up at North Way and after spending several years in the mission field, returned to a position on the North Way staff in 2005.  Shannon and her husband, Ernie, live in Gibsonia, and have three children.

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    Dr. Bryan McCabe

    Dr. Bryan McCabe

    Bryan provides leadership and pastoral care to L.A.M.P. (Learning and Mentoring Partnership), House of Manna, and North Way’s Transformational Urban Leadership Institute in the Homewood neighborhood of Pittsburgh. He grew up at North Way and joined the staff in 2006. Bryan and his wife, Julie, live in Homewood and have two daughters.  

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    Billy Bob White

    Billy Bob White

    As Worship Pastor/Champion, Billy Bob oversees North Way's Worship and Production departments for all campuses. He served for many years in ministry in Texas before joining the North Way staff in 2015. Billy Bob lives in Allison Park with his wife, Colette, and their four children.

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    Darren Bowers

    Darren Bowers

    Darren serves as the point person for the Care Ministry across all campuses. This role includes care for the community in times of crisis and celebration, addiction support groups and overseeing North Way’s professional counseling center. He joined the North Way staff in 2004. Darren and his wife, Lorie, live in the North Hills and have two children.

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    Chris Fitting

    Chris Fitting

    Chris oversees the Real Estate and Facilities at all campuses. He has been part of the North Way staff since 2006. Chris and his wife, Karen, live in the North Hills and have two adult children.

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    Beverly Leasher

    Beverly Leasher

    As the Director of Communications, Beverly oversees internal communications and external marketing. She joined the North Way staff in 2000. Beverly and her husband, Jay, live in the Wexford area and have two adult children.

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    Amanda Seidler

    Amanda Seidler

    Amanda leads Adult Life Development for all of the North Way campuses. She has been part of the North Way staff since 2008. Amanda lives in Lawrenceville with her husband, Chris, and their two children.

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    Emily Cook

    Emily Cook

    As the Finance Director, Emily oversees the finance team and all financial aspects across the North Way campuses. She joined the staff in 2016. Prior to North Way, Emily spent 7 years between public accounting and corporate accounting. Emily lives in Regent Square with her husband, Brian, and their son.

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    John Hollenberger

    John Hollenberger

    As the Director of IT, John oversees all IT related processes for all of the North Way Campuses.  He has been part of the North Way Staff since 2016. John and his wife, Jennifer, live in the New Sewickley Township area and have three children. They are also in the process of adopting their fourth child from Colombia.

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    Debbie Shaner

    Debbie Shaner

    As the Director of Human Resources, Debbie oversees all human resource related processes for all of the North Way Campuses.  She has been part of the North Way Staff since 2001. Debbie and her husband, Jim, live in the Beaver area and have two adult children.

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    Central Support -- Administrative Services

    Lisa Bacher
    Communications Coordinator
    Kathy Bain
    Assistant to Founding Pastor/Community Care Coordinator
    Brian Barnhart
    Systems Technician
    Kristen Boban
    Communications Assistant
    Jayme Cather
    HR Assistant
    Emily Cook
    Finance Director/Finance Champion
    Chris Fitting
    Director of Special Operations
    John Hollenberger
    Information Technology Director/Information Technology Champion
    Mark Hughes
    Print Production Technician
    Beth Ketterer
    HR Assistant
    Beverly Leasher
    Director of Communications/Communications Champion
    Jonathan Mathieu
    East End Campus Manager and Trinity Coordinator
    Bob McAfee
    Facilities Director
    Susan McAnally
    Assistant to Lead Pastor
    Jack Novak
    Finance Administrator
    Debbie Shaner
    Human Resources Director/Human Resources Champion
    Monica Wilkinson
    Database Coordinator
    Norma Wright
    Finance Manager

    Central Support -- Ministry

    Kathy Bain
    Assistant to Founding Pastor/Community Care Coordinator
    Darren Bowers
    Pastor of Care Ministry/Care Champion
    Lee Ann Bruno
    Assistant to Worship Champion
    Dave D’Angelo
    Executive Director of Weekend Experience
    Dana Hunter
    Missions Administrator/Digital Media Coordinator
    Marc Hutchison
    Counseling Center Director
    Shannon Libengood
    Executive Director of Spiritual Development
    Tracy Mannella
    Care Ministry Curriculum Specialist
    Dr. Jim Platt
    Scholar in Residence
    Carlo Prati
    Video Director
    Chris Preksta
    Visual Design Team Leader
    Toni Reed
    Care Ministry Coordinator
    Amanda Seidler
    ALD Champion
    Amy Smith
    Vocal Director
    Billy Bob White
    Worship Pastor/Champion
    Sara Zakutney
    Counseling Care Coordinator

    Wexford -- Adult Ministry

    Kent Chevalier
    Wexford Campus Pastor
    Debi Coglianese
    Wexford Campus Manager/Office Manager
    Lari Locher
    Administrative Assistant
    Mary Mercer
    Wexford Adult Life Development Director
    Brittany Saylor
    Wexford Adult Life Coordinator

    Wexford -- Family Ministry

    Jonathan Faltot
    Wexford Middle School Director
    Brittney Behr Giordano
    Wexford Student Ministry Coordinator/Worship Team Leader
    Vince Giordano
    Wexford Student Ministry Director
    Denine Henderson
    Administrative Assistant for Student Ministry/Short Term Mission Trips
    Alana Koontz
    Kidz Ministry Administrative Assistant/KidzGiG Registration Coordinator
    Jennifer Logan
    Nursery/Baby Dedication Coordinator
    Kelsey Mercuri
    Wexford Kidz Ministry Director
    Bekah Motta
    Kidz Ministry Coordinator
    Danielle Short
    Wexford Kidz Ministry Creative Coordinator
    Jenn Simon
    fmlive! Program Manager

    Wexford -- Worship/Production

    Jonathan Cooper
    Production Director
    Phil Crawford
    Wexford Worship Director
    Adam Farrell
    Associate Worship Champion
    Rick Gallagher
    Primary Worship Accompanist
    Brittney Behr Giordano
    Wexford Student Ministry Coordinator/Worship Team Leader
    Jason Levis
    Audio Team Leader
    Michael Short
    Lighting Director

    Oakland Campus

    Dennis Allan
    Dennis Allan
    Oakland Campus Pastor
    Justin Ashcraft
    Justin Ashcraft
    Oakland Ministry Associate
    Dan Bendit
    Dan Bendit
    Oakland Worship Director
    Karlie Haywood
    Karlie Haywood
    Oakland Family Matters Director
    Pat Michael
    Pat Michael
    Oakland Outreach Coordinator
    Allison Smith
    Allison Smith
    Oakland Adult Life Development Director
    Katelyn Witmer
    Katelyn Witmer
    Oakland Campus Coordinator
    Sarah Yopp
    Sarah Yopp
    Oakland Production Director

    Sewickley Valley Campus

    Scott McCabe
    Scott McCabe
    Sewickley Valley Campus Pastor
    Megan Bates
    Megan Bates
    Sewickley Valley Kidz Ministry Director
    Brad Beggs
    Brad Beggs
    Pastor of Family Matters and Worship
    Jenifer Brown
    Jenifer Brown
    Sewickley Valley Campus Manager
    Peter Hrydil
    Peter Hrydil
    Sewickley Valley Production Tech
    Joe Simonette
    Joe Simonette
    Sewickley Director of Student Ministry and Adult Life Development

    East End Campus

    Paul Hunter
    Paul Hunter
    East End Campus Pastor
    Bri Feindt
    Bri Feindt
    East End Adult Life Ministry Director
    Leif Horrell
    Leif Horrell
    East End Worship Director
    Ryan Lancia
    Ryan Lancia
    East End Family Matters Director
    Jonathan Mathieu
    Jonathan Mathieu
    East End Campus Manager and Trinity Coordinator
    John Schweinberg
    John Schweinberg
    East End Production Coordinator
    Sherman Leeper
    East End Outreach & Production Support
    Kelly Phillips
    LAMP Coordinator

    Dormont Campus

    John Reilly
    John Reilly
    Dormont Campus Pastor
    Tony Cenname
    Tony Cenname
    Dormont Worship and Student Ministry Director
    Tom Kelley
    Tom Kelley
    Dormont Tech Team Leader
    Jenn McCaffrey
    Jenn McCaffrey
    Dormont Kidz Church Director
    Sandy Weiss
    Sandy Weiss
    Dormont Campus Director
  • Wexford

    Kent Chevalier
    Kent Chevalier
    Wexford Campus Pastor
    Mary Mercer
    Mary Mercer
    Wexford Adult Life Development Director
    Debi Coglianese
    Debi Coglianese
    Wexford Campus Manager/Office Manager
    Phil Crawford
    Phil Crawford
    Wexford Worship Director
    Jonathan Faltot
    Jonathan Faltot
    Wexford Middle School Director
    Brittney Behr Giordano
    Brittney Behr Giordano
    Wexford Student Ministry Coordinator/Worship Team Leader
    Vince Giordano
    Vince Giordano
    Wexford Student Ministry Director
    Kelsey Mercuri
    Kelsey Mercuri
    Wexford Kidz Ministry Director
    Brittany Saylor
    Brittany Saylor
    Wexford Adult Life Coordinator
    Danielle Short
    Danielle Short
    Wexford Kidz Ministry Creative Coordinator
    Kathy Bain
    Assistant to Founding Pastor/Community Care Coordinator
    Jonathan Cooper
    Production Director
    Rick Gallagher
    Primary Worship Accompanist
    Denine Henderson
    Administrative Assistant for Student Ministry/Short Term Mission Trips
    Alana Koontz
    Kidz Ministry Administrative Assistant/KidzGiG Registration Coordinator
    Jason Levis
    Audio Team Leader
    Lari Locher
    Administrative Assistant
    Jennifer Logan
    Nursery/Baby Dedication Coordinator
    Bekah Motta
    Kidz Ministry Coordinator
    Michael Short
    Lighting Director
  • Oakland

    Dennis Allan
    Dennis Allan
    Oakland Campus Pastor
    Justin Ashcraft
    Justin Ashcraft
    Oakland Ministry Associate
    Dan Bendit
    Dan Bendit
    Oakland Worship Director
    Karlie Haywood
    Karlie Haywood
    Oakland Family Matters Director
    Pat Michael
    Pat Michael
    Oakland Outreach Coordinator
    Allison Smith
    Allison Smith
    Oakland Adult Life Development Director
    Katelyn Witmer
    Katelyn Witmer
    Oakland Campus Coordinator
    Sarah Yopp
    Sarah Yopp
    Oakland Production Director
  • Sewickley Valley

    Scott McCabe
    Scott McCabe
    Sewickley Valley Campus Pastor
    Megan Bates
    Megan Bates
    Sewickley Valley Kidz Ministry Director
    Brad Beggs
    Brad Beggs
    Pastor of Family Matters and Worship
    Jenifer Brown
    Jenifer Brown
    Sewickley Valley Campus Manager
    Peter Hrydil
    Peter Hrydil
    Sewickley Valley Production Tech
    Joe Simonette
    Joe Simonette
    Sewickley Director of Student Ministry and Adult Life Development
  • East End

    Paul Hunter
    Paul Hunter
    East End Campus Pastor
    Bri Feindt
    Bri Feindt
    East End Adult Life Ministry Director
    Leif Horrell
    Leif Horrell
    East End Worship Director
    Ryan Lancia
    Ryan Lancia
    East End Family Matters Director
    Jonathan Mathieu
    Jonathan Mathieu
    East End Campus Manager and Trinity Coordinator
    John Schweinberg
    John Schweinberg
    East End Production Coordinator
    Sherman Leeper
    East End Outreach & Production Support
    Kelly Phillips
    LAMP Coordinator
  • Dormont

    John Reilly
    John Reilly
    Dormont Campus Pastor
    Tony Cenname
    Tony Cenname
    Dormont Worship and Student Ministry Director
    Tom Kelley
    Tom Kelley
    Dormont Tech Team Leader
    Jenn McCaffrey
    Jenn McCaffrey
    Dormont Kidz Church Director
    Sandy Weiss
    Sandy Weiss
    Dormont Campus Director