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Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

Youth Minister

The Reverend Ben Hughes

Ben was born and raised in Ohio but has lived most of his adult life in Western PA. Ben studied philosophy and literature at Grove City College and earned his MDiv. from Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, PA. He …
Deacon

The Reverend Elizabeth Rodewald

Elizabeth Huff Rodewald grew up (was baptized, confirmed, and married) and served as a Sunday School teacher at St. Andrews, Highland Park.  She transferred to Fox Chapel Episcopal Church in 1965 where together with her husband Bill, she taught Sunday …
Assistant Youth Minister

Jenna Hughes

Jenna Hughes graduated from Trinity School for Ministry in 2015 with an MAR in Biblical Studies. She earned her undergraduate degree in Biblical and Religious Studies from Grove City College. She has worked in various youth and children’s ministry roles …
Music Minister

Robert Fire

Robert has been following Jesus and making music since he was a young child, and he is grateful for the opportunity to facilitate meaningful, joyful, Christ-centered musical worship at CCFC.  A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, he is also the …
Children’s Minister

Joshua Gerdes

Growing up in a Christian household, where children’s ministry was an important piece, my grandmother ran children’s church and a VBS in her back yard. I received the importance of discipling children at a young age. We are called to …
Assistant Children’s Minister

Tami Fire

Once upon a time, Tami said that she would never be a teacher!  However, God had other plans and graciously led her to the vocation of teaching, in which she has found great satisfaction.  She has enjoyed working with young …
Operations Manager

Bridget Michael

Bridget is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, with a BS in Marketing. Her past experience includes working for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra as a graphic designer for eight years and running a successful graphic design business from her …
Finance Manager

Niki De Luca

Nicole (Niki) grew up in the North Hills of Pittsburgh. She attended college at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and The Pennsylvania State University for Graduate School, studying Statistics, Criminology and Research Methodology.  She returned to Pittsburgh after her …
Buildings & Grounds Manager

Brian Zimmerman

Brian was born & raised in Fox Chapel and is a fixture in the community. He serves as the Assistant Chief and Vice President of the Fox Chapel Volunteer Fire Department. He is the father of two young sons who …