Staff
Pastor

Rev. Jeffrey Potter

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Rev. Jeff began his ministry at Parkwood in March 2006 after serving seven years as minister of Brockway (Pennsylvania) Presbyterian Church. He was born and raised in Leechburg, PA, the oldest of 4 children. He attended Clarion University for undergraduate work and received his Master of Divinity degree from the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Jeff was ordained on April 6, 1997, but has been serving the Church since 1993.

Jeff is the father of  3 very active boys: Cameron, Carson and Caleb. Most of his time can be found coaching the boys on the baseball field.  Jeff is a die-hard sports fan, specifically when it comes to his hometown Steelers and Pirates. When he finds any free time, he can be found spending time with the boys or out on the golf course practicing for future runs at a green jacket.

Getting to Know Rev. Jeff...
  1. What is your all-time favorite movie? Scent of a Woman
  2. If someone borrowed your car what would they hear when they turned on the radio? Talk Radio
  3. What is your ideal meal? Prime Rib & Fries
  4. What is your favorite verse of scripture? Why? Jeremiah 1:4-10, because God calls us even when we think we aren't good enough.
  5. If you could have dinner with one Biblical figure (besides Jesus) who would it be and why? Pontius Pilate, to find out what his thought process was.
  6. Favorite sport? Favorite sports team? Football (none other than the black & gold)
  7. Who would play you in a movie about your life? Kevin James
  8. Website most frequented? google
  9. What is the last book you read? Game of Thrones
  10. Favorite vacation destination? Myrtle Beach, SC 

Music Director

R. Bryan Lassinger

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Bryan joined the Parkwood Staff in November of 2006. The choir has been blessed with his skill and humor. He is busy with leading the chancel choir, bell choir, youth choir and krystal bells. He has also blessed the worshiping community with his wonderful voice. Bryan is married to Anne and they have a son named Alex.
 
Getting to know Bryan...

  1. What is your all-time favorite movie? "Next of Kin" - Patrick Swayze, Liam Neesom
  2. If somebody borrowed your car what would they hear when they turn on your radio? WORD FM 101.5 or WQED FM 89.3
  3. What is your ideal meal? A thick, juicy Filet Mignon.
  4. What is your favorite verse of scripture? Why? Matthew 28:16-20 - The Great Commission. This was the verse that was dedicated to my bible, by the Minister, when I joined the Church.
  5. If you could have dinner with one Biblical figure (besides Jesus) who would it be and why? David, the great Psalm writer. I would like to get the tunes for the Psalms.
  6. Favorite sport? Favorite sports team? Football, Steelers
  7. If a movie was made about your life, who would play you in the movie? John Malkovich
  8. Website most frequently visited? J. W. Pepper Music, and ebay.
  9. Last book you read? "Buried Alive" by Dr. John Cuozzo
  10. Favorite Vacation destination? Scotland

Administrative Assistant

Cindi Auld

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Cindi has been a long time member of Parkwood and officially joined the staff on January 4, 2016 as our administrative assistant.  Cindi, and her husband Dan have been married for 31 years and have 2 great kids, Daniel, 25, and Amber, 20.  When Cindi isn't in the office she likes to cook.  Many of the Parkwood family have been the receipients of that great talent!

Getting to know Cindi...

  1. What is your all-time favorite movie? Baby Boom
  2. If someone borrowed your car what would they hear when they turned on the radio? Y107 Country
  3. What is your ideal meal? Appetizers
  4. What is your favorite verse of scripture? Why? I Corinthians 13: 1-13 - They are words to live by.
  5. If you could have dinner with one Biblical figure (besides Jesus) who would it be and why? Mary.  I would like to hear about how she dealt with the pain of what Jesus had to endure.
  6. Favorite sport? Favorite sports team?  Football, The Steelers
  7. Who would play you in a movie about your life? Diane Keaton  
  8. Website most frequented? Pier One Imports
  9. What is the last book you read? "The Cabin"
  10. Favorite vacation destination? Ocean City, MD

Youth Coach

Tierney Ludwick

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Tierney grew up in Parkwood Church.  She is the daughter of Sean and Phyllis Malone.  Tierney was active in the youth program at Parkwood when she was young.  She attended Valley Forge Military College.  Tierney's daytime job is as a Behavioral Specialist and Consultant with Wesley Family Services.  She brings a wealth of experience and passion to share with the youth of Parkwood Church!

Getting to Know Tierney...
  1. What is your all-time favorite movie? Harry Potter
  2. If someone borrowed your car what would they hear when they turned on the radio? Audio Book
  3. What is your ideal meal? Anything with chocolate!!!
  4. What is your favorite verse of scripture? Why? Romans 8: 28 because it gives my life purpose and meaning in all I do!
  5. If you could have dinner with one Biblical figure (besides Jesus) who would it be and why? Esther...my absolute favorite lady in the Bible!
  6. Favorite sport? Favorite sports team? I would say dance...but some would argue if it is a sport...so let go with the hockey and the PENS!
  7. Who would play you in a movie about your life? Emma Stone...love her.
  8. Website most frequented? www.themighty.com
  9. What is the last book you read? Heartless by Marissa Myer
  10. Favorite vacation destination? Myrtle Beach, SC...but the best ever was Australia and New Zealand.

Nursery Staff

Rhonda Berberich

Rhonda has been serving as the Nursery Coordinator at Parkwood since May 1999.  She also has a full-time job at Therapeutic Alternatives, an advanced individualized medical center which uses alternative and traditional approaches to all illnesses. Rhonda has two children: Jason, 27 who resides in Butler where he owns and operates his own business , J-Tech Sales and Service. Cheron, 22, just graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Psychology and Art. She loves doing art therapy with children. When Rhonda is not working she enjoys her home, gardens and many pets. Rhonda is a member of Elfinwild Presbyterian Church in Glenshaw. 

Getting to know Rhonda...

  1. What is your all-time favorite movie? I really don’t have one.
  2. If someone borrowed your car what would they hear when they turned on the radio? 87.7 FM. It is Channel 11 TV on the radio.
  3. What is your ideal meal? Salad, Steak, Baked Potato & a Vegetable
  4. What is your favorite verse of scripture? Why? Matthew 6:9-13 the Lord’s Prayer.  I have said it every day for as far back as I can remember.
  5. If you could have dinner with one Biblical figure (besides Jesus) who would it be and why? Noah, because second to loving little children, I LOVE animals! I have always grown up with a lot of pets. I currently have: 2 dogs, Lily a Maltese and Dakota (Koty) a Pomeranian, 4 cats and 1 kitten, Fredrick the Duck who the Easter Bunny brought 12 years ago!! An African Grey Parrot, Sun Conure, African Red-Bellied Parrot, Parrotlet, 3 Finches, 2 Canaries and a fish tank with several large fish. In the past we have had a goat, lamb, bunnies, ferrets, hatched many chicks and raised a turkey to 45 pounds who ended up at King’s Farm in Saxonburg.
  6. Favorite sport? Favorite sports team? Football, Steelers!
  7. Who would play you in a movie about your life? Hmmm, no idea.
  8. Website most frequented? www.hotmail.com
  9. What is the last book you read? I am not a book reader.
  10. Favorite vacation destination?   Hawaii, some day....