Jeff has been the Senior Pastor at Pathway Church since January 1999. He came to Beaver County after serving for 13 years in his former church in Minnesota. He hails from the Chicago area earning his bachelor’s at Trinity International University and his Master of Divinity at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Jeff and his wife Carolyn have two daughters: Melissa and Megan. Jeff's primary focus is preaching and giving leadership to the staff and ministries of Pathway Church. He is passionate about God's Word, seeing people grow deep in faith, his family, basketball and Chicago-style pizza!
John joined the staff in October 2007. He comes to us from Minnesota. John attended Northwestern University where he majored in Bible and Business Management. He received his master's in Organizational Leadership through Bethel College and served for 15 years at his former church in Minnesota. John works closely with Pastor Jeff and with the ministry staff team. He is passionate about seeing people come into a personal relationship with Christ and seeing them grow in their relationship; he loves seeing Christ become real in their lives. John is also passionate about his family and spending time with them. John and his wife Michele have three children: Joshua, Melanie and Rachel.
Matt came to Pathway Church in the summer of 2006. Previous church ministry took his family from Pennsylvania to Ohio to Indiana and now back to Pennsylvania. Matt is a graduate of Grace Seminary. In his current role at Pathway Church, he leads the discipleship ministries and is the host pastor in our Response Venue. Matt and his wife Jolynn have two children: Elly and Christian.
Jason came to Pathway Church in June 2010. Jason began his ministry career in 1999 at his home church in Albany, Oregon. In 2002, he received his Master of Divinity at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon. Since that time, he has served in churches in both Oklahoma and California. Jason and his wife Elisa have seven children: Halle, Braedon, Ella, Lola, Jaellyn, Milla and Winston. Jason is passionate about seeing people grow as worshipers of God and is excited to lead Pathway in worship every weekend.
Ed joined the staff in August 2002. Growing up in nearby Cleveland, Ohio, he came to Pathway after 15 years in a Port St. Lucie, Florida, church where he served as their Executive Pastor. Ed received his accounting degree from Miami University in Ohio before he was called to the pastorate and continued his education earning a Master of Arts in Religion at Trinity Evangelical Divinity Seminary. Ed brings leadership and skill to the administrative functions of the church. He also leads the PrimeTimers! group - the senior adult ministry, hosts the Classic Venue, and coordinates Financial Peace University. He is passionate that believers experience God’s blessing through generous living and giving. Ed and his wife Brenda have three adult daughters: Kristin, Kim and Kaley.
Susie joined our staff as Director of Children's Ministries in August 2012 and has a love and passion for teaching God's children. Susie grew up as a missionary kid in places ranging from Guatemala to Wisconsin. She completed her Elementary Education degree with a minor in Bible at Northwestern College in Minnesota, and earned her Masters in Counseling at Palm Beach Atlantic University. It is Susan’s passion to impart the joy and hope of an eternity with our Savior to children at Pathway Church. In the summer of 2011, God led Susan to western Pennsylvania as her husband Neil began employment at Geneva College. Susan and her husband Neil are the parents of three girls, Emma, Rebecca & Abigail. Susan loves the sport of running, hanging out at coffee houses, reading and much more.