Rev. Stephanie Martin – Associate Pastor for Spiritual Formation
Rev. Stephanie Martin is our Spiritual Formation Associate where she is mainly responsible for the nurture and care of our youth and children. She also works with our adult small groups, runs our website technology, and preaches. She has been involved in youth ministry for over six years in the Pittsburgh area and absolutely loves working with youth! As a native of Richmond, VA, Steph attended the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA and majored in Psychology. She later followed her call to seminary and gradated from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. She is passionate about caring for youth and creating a space where they all feel like they belong and are loved.
Stephen Schall – Music Director
Stephen Schall, has been a church musician since 1980 having served churches in western Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Toledo, Ohio. Locally Stephen was long-time Director of Music at Saint Bernard Roman Catholic Parish, Mount Lebanon and has also served at Saint Sebastian, Ross Township, and Wallace Memorial Presbyterian, Green Tree—where he was on staff with Pastor Ben’s wife, the Rev. Sarah Robbins. Stephen has been Interim Director of Music at Northmont since March. Active as a choral conductor, organist, and singer, he has been the director of The Pittsburgh Compline Choir—which sings the Office of Compline on Sunday evenings at the University of Pittsburgh’s Heinz Chapel, organist for the RC Diocese of Pittsburgh, and a long-time professional core member and bass soloist in The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh. Stephen holds dual Master’s degrees in Organ Performance and Choral Conducting as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Church Music from Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey. Stephen and his husband, psychiatric counselor, Andrew Eppich, live in Mount Lebanon and own several student rental properties on the South Side which Stephen manages. He is a follower of The Artist’s Way, a student of The Alexander Technique, an active yogi, an avid genealogist, and loves to cook.
Bob Addleman – Financial Secretary
Bob Addleman joined the Northmont staff as Financial Secretary in January 2017. Bob comes to us from Park Presbyterian Church in Beaver, where he served as the church administrator. He is a lifelong Presbyterian, and has been a ruling elder since 1989. Bob has served several congregations in a variety of areas from Worship & Music, to Stewardship, Finance, Administration, Christian Education, Communications, and Mission. He’s also been a Sunday School teacher, choir member and instrumentalist. He and his wife Peggy (also a PC(USA) ruling elder) reside in Upper St. Clair, and attend Park Presbyterian Church in Beaver, where they sing in the choir and Bob plays with and sometimes conducts the church orchestra.
Amy Watenpool – Director of Northmont Child Development Center
Amy began working after school at the Center as an Aide in April 2007 while attending North Allegheny Senior H.S. This is where she realized her love and passion for helping children learn and grow. While continuing to work at the Center as an Assistant Group Supervisor, she was promoted to Group Supervisor. Amy went on to obtain dual B.S. degrees in Elementary and Early Childhood Education in 2011 from Duquesne University. In 2012, she obtained her M.S. degree in Special Education in order to better serve a greater and more diverse population of children. Amy became the Center Director in August 2012. She is certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to teach Elementary (grades K-6), Early Childhood (age birth-8) and Special Education (grades K-12).