Living to Serve God.

Meet the Team at Northmont Church

Rev. Ben Robbins

Pastor

Rev. Ben Robbins is originally from Beaver County, where he grew up in the small town of Industry. He received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Westminster College where he met his wife, Rev. Sarah Robbins. The two of them went to Louisville Presbyterian Seminary in Louisville, KY. While in seminary, Ben also received an MBA from the University of Louisville. For three years, Rev. Robbins was the Director of Youth & Family Ministries at Linway Presbyterian Church in North Versailles. Ben is formerly the pastor of Pigeon Creek Presbyterian Church in Eighty Four, PA. He then served for four years as the pastor of Valley Presbyterian Church in Imperial, PA. He most recently served as the Interim Pastor at Hiland Presbyterian Church.

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.

Jen Settelmaier

Administrative Assistant

Jen Settelmaier is the former Assistant Director of NCDC, and we are excited that she has joined us in the Northmont Office!

Jen worked at NCDC for a total of 14 years. Both of her children also attended the center. She has a BS in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Ed from La Roche University. Jen grew up here in the community and bleeds black and gold for our hometown sports teams.  Jen currently live in the North Hills with her husband Jim and children Avery and Cooper.

Lindsey Cunko

A.V. and Youth Group Assistant

Lindsey Cunko is the cheerful woman who faithfully monitors the A.V. control panel each Sunday. She is responsible for recording all our worship services so that those at home can be with us when they are not able to be here in person. Lindsey also serves as an assistant youth group leader.  

Stephen Schall

Music Director

Kittanning native, Stephen Schall, has been at Northmont since 2019. He has 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 also served Saint Sebastian, Ross
Township, and Wallace Memorial Presbyterian, Green Tree—where he was on staff with Pastor Ben’s
wife, the Rev. Sarah Robbins.
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. Stephen is a
follower of The Artist’s Way, a student of The Alexander Technique, an active yogi, and an avid
genealogist and cook.

Tim McPherson

Facilities

Tim McPherson is our facilities custodian who is originally from Forest Hills and currently lives in Greenfield.  He recently celebrated his 45th wedding anniversary with his wife, Elaine.  They have 4 daughters and are blessed to be surrounded by 12 amazing grandchildren.