Leadership

The Rev. Paul A. Cooper, Rector

Paul grew up in a Christian home outside of Zelienople, PA. A graduate of Dickinson College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Paul was ordained to the priesthood in June 2001. He has served as Rector (senior pastor) of the congregation since 2001.  He is married to Sarah.

 

 

 

 

 

The Rev. Deacon Lauren Scharf, Assistant Rector

Lauren grew up in Erie, PA.  A graduate of Grove City College and Trinity School for Ministry, she was ordained a transitional deacon and looks forward to being ordained a priest in 2018.  She lives in Ambridge, PA with her husband Chris and two children Caleb and Madeleine.

 

 

 

 

 

The Rev. Deacon Marybeth Carey, Parish Deacon

Marybeth grew up in Big Stone Gap, Virginia. She and her family moved to Pittsburgh in the 1990s and attended St. Christopher’s Church in Cranberry Township. While there, she heard the Lord’s calling to the vocational deaconate. She followed this calling and was ordained a permanent deacon in June 2008. She has served as Parish Deacon since 2008. She lives in Cranberry township with her husband Maywood.

 

 

 

 

Mr. Steven Braun, Seminarian

 

Steven is a native of Seattle, WA.  He is enrolled at Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, PA.  Steven lives in Ambridge with his wife Lydia and two daughters Moriah and Hannah.

 

 

 

 

Church Vestry (2017)

Senior Warden, Mr. Matt Tilden
Junior Warden, Mr. Jim Cole
Treasurer, Mr. Jeremiah Otto
Vestry Member, Mrs. Rose McDonough
Vestry Member, Mr. Kirk Haberman
Vestry Member, Mr. Bob Trostle