• Henry Knapp

    Senior Pastor

    Henry joined the staff as Co-Pastor in 2019 and transitioned into the position of Senior Pastor on September 1, 2021. He became a believer while a student at Carnegie Mellon University, and then received a call during his graduate study years to join the CCO staff at Bellefield Church at Pitt. After years of working with college students, he then attended Gordon-Conwell Seminary and Calvin Theological Seminary to acquire his M.Div. and PhD in Historical Theology. He comes to Hebron after serving for 18 years as Associate Pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Beaver where his focus was adult discipleship, Christian education, teaching/preaching and overseeing international missions. He loves the outdoors, reading, traveling, family time, and cheering on all Pittsburgh sport teams. Henry and his wife, Kelly, live in Wilkins Twp. and have two adult children—Sabrina and Jason. 

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  • Doug Rehberg


    Doug served as Senior Pastor of Hebron Church from January 1991 to September 2021 and is currently Co-Pastor. He holds a BA in Political Science from Gordon College, a MPA from The George Washington University, a M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry from Reformed Theological Seminary. Doug worked for seven years as a Policy Analyst with Metropolitan Dade County, Florida and the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. before beginning his pastoral ministry in Somerset, Pennsylvania. He and his wife, Barbara, live in Penn Hills and have two adult daughters. Email Doug

  • jerry zeilstra

    Director of Christian Education

    Jerry Zeilstra came on staff in 1988. He now serves as Director of Christian Education. He graduated from Geneva College and has taken a number of courses at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He lives in Penn Hills and loves playing the role of “Pa” to six little ones. Email Jerry

  • Amy Warner

    Traditional and Children's Worship Leader

    Amy has been the Music Director at Hebron since 1994, having come straight from Grove City College with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education. After 6 years of full-time employment, Amy moved into a part-time position in 2000. Amy plans and leads worship in the Traditional services, directs the Chancel & Bell Choirs and leads the Worship Time during Kidz Club. Amy lives in Penn Hills with her family, Rob, Tim, and Abby. Email Amy

  • Brendan Conaway

    Worship Leader

    Brendan, a gifted musician and artist, is the Worship Leader for our 9:00 service. When he isn’t serving musically at Hebron, he is known as the Pittsburgh Painter Guy, creating amazing works of art including that phenomenal mural in the stairway of the Children’s Wing. Brendan lives in Plum with his wife, Tara, and daughter, Cecilia. Email Brendan.

  • Ellen Dillard

    Children's Ministry Director

    Ellen and her husband, Jack, have three children: James, Elizabeth, and John. Each of their children has been active in our youth department. Ellen has served in children’s and youth ministry in many capacities including teaching confirmation education. Email Ellen

  • kara pennybaker

    Directory of youth ministry

    Kara has recently joined our staff and holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Services from Geneva College and is very close to completing her Masters of Science in Professional Counseling and Student Affairs from Carlow University. Kara and her husband, Nathaniel, have 3 sons. Email Kara.

  • Jen Balkey

    Women's ministry coordinator

    Originally from Chicagoland area, Jen relocated to Pittsburgh for her undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh in 2001 where she met her husband Keith. She graduated with a BS in Psychology and went on to get her Master of Occupational Therapy. Jen joined the Women’s Ministry Leadership Team in 2014, has assisted in various capacities with VBS for 5 years and has been a Grove leader for couple's Groves as well as Women’s Groves at Hebron since 2012. She lives in Churchill, with Keith and her two young boys. 

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  • Lois Walz

    Executive Assistant

    Lois joined the staff in March 1991 as Administrative Assistant/Office Manager. She currently serves as Executive Assistant and is responsible for assisting the Senior Pastor and ministerial staff in strategic planning, facilitating efficient operation of church programs, and acting as liaison to the church boards and members. Lois graduated from Grove City College with a BA in Business Administration. She and her husband, Gary, live in Churchill and have one adult daughter. Email Lois

  • Gus Anderson


    Gus is a Certified Public Accountant whose previous experience with non-profits includes Director of Finance at the Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland and Chief Financial Officer at LifeBank, inc. Gus is married to Lora Lee and they have four children and four grandchildren. In his spare time Gus loves to golf. Email Gus

  • Jodie Skanderson

    office manager

    Jodie is a life-long Pittsburgher. She has a heart for meal ministries and helping others. She also enjoys reading and charity sewing. Jodie and her husband, John, live in Penn Hills with their son, Alex. Email Jodie

  • Dianne Jozwick

    Administrative Assistant

    Before coming to Hebron Dianne worked in the computer field for most of her career. She graduated from Duquesne University with a Psychology degree and a minor in Mathematics. She also has a Master of Science in Information Science and Telecommunications from the University of Pittsburgh. She enjoys working on her 100-year-old home in Forest Hills, skiing, bike riding, and spending time in the mountains. 

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  • Ethel Keim

    Secretary and Organist

    Ethel has worked in various positions at Hebron for many years. After she and her husband joined Hebron in 1963, she began using her musical talents by substituting at the organ and playing during worship services. Ethel began to work in the church office in the early 1990s. In addition to serving as part-time church secretary, she serves as organist at the traditional services, Chancel Choir accompanist, and wedding coordinator. Ethel has two sons, four grandchildren, and resides in Penn Hills.