Russ joined the staff in 2018. As our Student Ministries Pastor, he oversees Student Ministries including College and High School Ministries. He is passionate about sharing the gospel with the next generation and leading them into a joy-filled, faithful walk with Christ.
He has a Doctor of Education degree from Liberty University where he studied the worldview of Christian students at public high schools. In addition, he has an M.A. in religious history from Liberty University and a B.A. from Dickinson College, and a certificate in Christian Apologetics from Biola University.
Russ and his wife, Lauren, reside in Mechanicsburg. For fun, he enjoys spending time with his wife, reading, writing and playing sports.