Born and raised in Monmouth County, Matt happily lives in Shrewsbury with his family. He and his wife Amanda have three little boys (Zeke, Eli, and Jonah). Before earning his mDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary, Matt was an electrical engineer. While he enjoyed being an engineer, his heart lies with helping people hear the good news of Jesus Christ. He's an avid reader of theology, listens to punk rock, lives and dies during every Giants game, and is fairly addicted to Pep-O-Mint Life Savers.
“…not to be served, but to serve…”
Serving God, Serving You
Shannon lives in Long Branch with her husband, Matt, and their two daughters, Correna and Esther Grace. After graduating from Monmouth University with a BA in Spanish, Shannon spent 5 years working in Fair Trade as a manager at Ten Thousand Villages. She gets excited about party planning, organizing things, and planting and seeing the fruits (& flowers!) of her garden. Shannon has served in a variety of ways at ORB/Park Church over the past 10 years including co-leading the Dominican Republic Missions Trip, serving as a high school group leader, and as Coordinator of MOPS at Park Church.
Rebecca has lived in New Jersey all of her life, moving between Monmouth and Camden counties. She is married to her husband, Dan, and they have two boys, Luke and Jacob. Rebecca has a degree in Education as well as in History. She loves to read, especially historical fiction and fantasy. She enjoys playing tabletop board games, baking chocolate chip cookies, and building marble runs with her kids. Rebecca has been involved in ORB / Park Church since first coming 12 years ago as a High School student and now loves serving as the Park Kids Coordinator.
Raised in Monmouth County, Brian currently resides in Asbury Park. For 5 years he served in campus ministry at Rutgers University and then received his mDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary. Brian has served as pastor of 4 Presbyterian churches in NJ, and then pursued another passion of his, counseling. He recently graduated from Cairn University with a M.S. in counseling. Brian's pride and joy are his 3 children, Justin, Christina and Dylan. Brian is a long time Kansas City Chiefs fan, and his bucket list includes a decibel piercing visit to Arrowhead Stadium.
Jenny grew up in Middletown and went to Middletown North (Go Lions!). She graduated from Stockton University with a degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology, and is hoping to get a Masters in Speech Pathology in the near future. She currently works at Academy Learning Center as an Instructional Aide. She is a twin, and spends most of her free time with her twin (Danielle) playing Mario Party, board games, and doing puzzles. She loves karaoke but can't sing at all. She feels bad for the people who sit next to her at service because of it. Taylor Swift is her favorite singer, because she kind of looks like her. Her favorite thing about living in NJ is the beach, she can’t understand people who choose not to live next to the beach.