Who We Are 2018-01-10T11:03:30+00:00

Northmont Church – Disciples in the Making

Fulfilling Christ’s commission by loving God, loving people, and proclaiming this Good News

What We Believe

Jesus Christ is the Son of God.

The Bible is the testimony of God’s work in Christ.

We have been given one mission by Jesus Christ – to make disciples of all nations.

Each day is a gift that God give us to invest ourselves in Christ’s mission.

Our Ministry Leaders

Jane is a PC (USA) minister of word and sacrament, along with her husband David Esterline. They moved to Pittsburgh in August 2015 and love it here. Prior to moving to Pittsburgh, Jane was the pastor of Park Presbyterian Church in Streator, IL. She received her M.Div. from North Park Seminary in Chicago. Jane and David served as mission co-workers for 11 years, first with the Presbyterian Theological College in Kumba, Cameroon (West Africa) and then at Pacific Theological College in Suva, Figi Islands. Jane joined Northmont in August of 2016. During this transitional period, she hopes to bring creativity, imagination, and joy to the wonders of God’s profound love in the midst of the Northmont family.
STEPHANIE MARTINSpiritual Formation Associate
Stephanie Martin is our Spiritual Formation Associate where she is mainly responsible for the nurture and care of our youth. She also works with our adult small groups and preaches. She has been involved in youth ministry for over three 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.
DAVID DAUGHERTYDirector of Music Ministries
David Daugherty began his music career as a church organist at the age of fifteen. He was educated at the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University and is trained in baritone. Prior to his return to western Pennsylvania, David spent the last eight and a half years as the Director of Music and Organist at The First Presbyterian Church in Germantown, Philadelphia, PA where he directed a diverse music program that included serving as Artistic Director/Conductor for The Germantown Oratorio Choir, a 50 voice semi-professional community choir that performed regularly at First Church as well as being a featured choir with The Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra performing Handel’s complete Messiah.
BARB CLARKSpiritual Formations Director for Children and Families
Barb has been working with children and adults for 29 years in the church environment. She has worked in all facets of christian education including youth groups, Sunday school and Vacation Bible School. She has worked in children’s outreach ministry with The First Presbyterian Church of Duquesne and Family Promise, a homeless outreach program, and has been instrumental in mission work as well as women’s programs. Barb joined Northmont in April 2016 and has implemented many children’s programs including Kids Club, which brings children together for fellowship, games, and adventurous Bible lessons.




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