The Staff

meet the great folks at Neshannock 


 

Neshannock Church Staff serve in many different ways.  Not only do we depend on our paid staff but also on volunteers who share in the ministry every day.  If you are ever interested in being apart of the ministries here be sure jot check our volunteer page.  You are welcome to come and share in the work and worship here anytime.

 

 

Rev. Dr. Howard S. Gaston

Pastor


Pastor Howard was born and raised in New Castle.  He went to Lancaster Bible College in Lancaster PA  and then to Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh PA.  He has served in 4 different churches and recently was in Barnet Vermont.  

His sense of call to ministry is to help folks to grow in their discipleship in Christ and to serve Christ in this world in unique and important ways.  

He is an avid hiker and has climbed several mountains in the Washington State and Ecuador.  

He has a great family, His wife Donna is an architect at Struxures in Seneca, PA.  They have three children, Sandy and her husband Nick live and work in Washington DC, Becca and her husband live and work in Barent Vermont and John is a student at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie NY.

 

Hiking in Acadia National Park, Maine

Debbie is our Administrative Assistant and has been with the church for over 8 years.  Her husband Mike and she have two rescue dogs named Daisybug and Zoomie Debbie also is the Organist and Music Director for the Trinity Episcopal Church in New Castle

Debbie Johnson

Admin@neshpresby.org

“Carol and Ed are our custodians for the Church and have been life long members of the church

 

Carol & Ed Thompson

Daisy with her sister Hannah are our youth leaders and she is employed at Bair foundation

Daisy Bowersox

daisybowersox@gmail.com

Hannah with her Sister Daisy runs our youth program and is also employed at….

Hannah Bowersox

hanroseb1@gmail.com

Steve is our Music director and Suzie is our accompanist.  

 

Steve and Suzie Garay

sgaray@pathway.net

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