Leadership Team

The Leadership Team consists of eight members plus the lead pastor. The primary responsibilities of the Leadership Team include mission and vision, spiritual leadership of the congregation, and oversight of the legal and financial aspects of the ministry. The current members of the Leadership Team are: Deb Antonucci, Tadd Laughlin, Amy Lewis, Doug Rabeneck, Ken Smith, Barb Wiegand, Jim Wadsworth, and Terry Timm (lead pastor – see staff page to learn more about Terry).

Deb Antonucci was born and raised in Washington, New Jersey but has spent her entire adult life in Pennsylvania. After graduating from Penn State with a degree in finance, she earned her MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and began her career in this great city. She and her husband David were married in 1994 and chose the south hills of Pittsburgh to call home. Deb has been blessed with the opportunity to be at home with their two children, Lexie and Christopher, and enjoys being their chauffer, activities director, life coach, and watchful shepherd. She also has a wonderful step-daughter, son-in-law and enjoys spoiling her new grandson, Drew!

Ten Phrases that Describe You:  Jesus-Follower, blessed wife, proud mom, doting grandma, loyal friend, multi-tasker extraordinaire, homebody, glass is ALWAYS half full, sports freak, lover of life

Significant Scripture: For I can do everything by the power of Christ. He gives me strength. (Philippians 4:13)

Vision and Prayer for CCCSH:  That the love and light of Jesus Christ would shine through each and every member of our faith family–touching and changing the lives of those we meet in our everyday, ordinary lives!

Tadd Laughlin was born and raised in the Pittsburgh area. He attended the University of Pittsburgh where he graduated with his Bachelor’s degree in chemistry.  It was his during his freshman year at Pitt when Tadd accepted Christ into his life. Tadd, and his wife, Joy, have two kids (Emma and Brady).

Ten Phrases that Describe You:  Christ-follower, dad, husband, friend,  runner, Pitt fan, beach-lover, Disney World fanatic, loves a Sunday afternoon nap

Vision and Prayer for CCCSH:  That we would continue to be a community that loves and nurtures one another, reaches out to our world near and far, and always seeks guidance from the One who walks with us.

Significant Scripture: Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. (Mark 12:30)

Amy Lewis grew up in Washington, PA.  After graduating from Davidson College with a degree in mathematics, she served as a volunteer teacher for a year in Malawi, the warm heart of Africa.  Upon returning to the United States, she joined Teach For America and moved to Baltimore, MD, where she taught high school mathematics.  She and her husband, Damon, married and moved to the Pittsburgh area in 2008, where they continue to work in education. Damon teaches biology at Baldwin High School, and Amy is the Coordinator for the Center of Professional Development at Intermediate Unit One. Amy is also a mathematics consultant, working with teachers and districts across the country. They have two sons, John David and Parker.

Ten Phrases that Describe You:  Faithful believer, protective family member, passionate math geek, loving wife, working mom, loyal friend, enthusiastic teacher, Steeler fan, people person, taskmaster.

Significant Scripture: And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. (Romans 8:28)

Doug Rabeneck was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin and moved to Pittsburgh when he was very young.  After graduating with an engineering degree from the University of Pittsburgh, Doug worked for United Parcel Service for several years before transitioning into a management consulting career initially with H.B. Maynard & Company and more recently with Accenture.  Doug is an Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Fellow.  He has served in numerous volunteer leadership positions within IIE at the local, regional and national levels.  Currently, he is IIE’s president. Doug and his wife, Laurie, have been blessed with three children (Andrew, Julia and Jordan).

Ten Phrases that Describe You:  God-worshipper, Christ-student, father, husband, industrial engineer, traveler, ENTP

Significant Scripture: Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. (Colossians 3:12-14)

Vision and Prayer for CCCSH: That God can use us to help show his love and mercy to people near and far.

Ken Smith is an entrepreneur, consultant, mentor, and coach. He is the president of Etcetera Edutainment, a cool start-up company that develops video games for workplace learning and coaching.  He also serves as adjunct faculty for the Entrepreneurship Department at Grove City College and the Pittsburgh Fellows through the Trinity School of Ministry.  He is graduate of Grove City College and Regent University and is active with several local ministries, including Coalition for Christian Outreach, Family Guidance, Pittsburgh Fellows and Young Life.  Ken, and his wife Amy, along with their four children, Morgan, Korey, Wyatt and Grant, live in Mt. Lebanon.

Ten Phrases that Describe You:  Faithful, responsible, hard-working and committed husband, father and servant leader.

Significant Scripture:  “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:31-31

Vision and Prayer for CCCSH:  That we hold true to Jesus’ teaching, focused on loving and serving Him and one another, not allowing the whirlwind of life and the world to distract or disorient us.

Barb Wiegand is a fourth generation Pittsburgher. After graduating from Wheaton College, MA, with a degree in psychology, she continued on to the University of Pittsburgh for a Master’s in Special Education. while her husband Bruce pursued his law degree. She worked in administration, teaching, and diagnostics of children with special needs in Boston and Pittsburgh. Full-time fun motherhood of Christy, Laura, and Bo ensued. Barbara continues to enjoy leading women’s Bible studies, volunteering with special needs kids, and traveling with her husband and family, especially their four grandchildren. A life highlight was traveling to Ethiopia with Pastor Terry and World Vision.

Ten Phrases that Describe You:  Captivated by God and His Word.  Lover of family, friends, and faith community. Enjoys photography, writing, painting, biking, swimming and the beach.

Significant Scripture: For it is by grace you have been saved through faith-and this is not from yourselves, it is a gift of God-not by works, so that no one can boast. (Ephesians 2:8-9)

Vision and Prayer for CCCSH: That we would be transformed by the love of Jesus Christ, enabling us to cherish and serve God, each other, and our world.