Meet the Team at Northmont Church
Rev. Ben Robbins
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 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.
Director of Spiritual Formation
Bre is from Tarentum, PA but currently lives in Beaver Falls. She has a degree in student ministry from Geneva College and has over ten years of experience in children and youth ministry.
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.
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.