Who We Are
Leadership & Staff
Pastor Aaron is a Pennsylvania native and has been on the pastoral leadership at State College Alliance since 2001. He and his wife Amy led the campus ministry for eleven years. As Lead Pastor, he directs the staff and helps to establish the church’s strategic vision and future direction.
“Our family loves State College," said Pastor Aaron. “Our desire is to be a healthy and growing church that makes a Kingdom Impact in this region."
Aaron and Amy met at Penn State University and were married in 2000. They enjoy music, sports, and exploring the outdoors with their two sons, Grant and Max.
Dan Min is a Staten Island native, who has spent all of his life on the streets of New York, until God called him and his family to State College, PA. Dan graduated from Nyack College with a degree in Pastoral Ministry & Bible. He went on to complete his M.Div studies at Alliance Theological Seminary. He is currently licensed and ordained with the Christian & Missionary Alliance. Prior to coming to State College, Dan served as an Associate Pastor at a church in Westchester County (NY) for 9 years. Dan gets most excited when he witnesses God’s Kingdom manifest here on earth.
Dan is married to his college sweetheart, Nicole. And they have two boys, Jake & Luke. The Min family is incredibly excited to see all that God would have for the ministry of ACF and the campus of Penn State University!
Pastor Seth hails from the greater Pittsburgh area. He was raised nearby in Selinsgrove, PA but then attended college near Pittsburgh at Geneva College where he discovered an awesome passion for youth ministry. Seth has been married to Alysa since 2011, and they have two absolutely adorable daughters, Eloise and Isabelle.
Seth and Alysa enjoy spending time with their daughters Eloise & Isabelle, going on dates to the movie theater, and opening their home to others for games and food!
Seth especially enjoys drumming and pizza! He prides himself in the fact that God blessed him with a gorgeous wife and two beautiful healthy daughters, and the fact that he was homecoming king of his college.
Seth has a desire to see students meet Jesus Christ, fall in love with him, and serve in the kingdom.
Bill Jester is a State College native and PSU alum. After a stint in Austin, Texas, Bill and his wife Christie moved back to State College in 2004 and immediately got plugged in at State College Alliance. As their boys Zach and Caleb moved through the many kids ministries of the church, Bill and Christie also got involved in Sunday School classes, AWANA, and Route 252. In 2013, Bill joined the church staff part-time as the Director of Children's Ministry, supervising an amazing team of volunteers and being blessed every week by the tremendous kids and parents of Alliance Kids.
Ron assists in the administrative facilitation of leadership and staff ministries by providing programming and planning guidance. Ron and Liz Webb prioritize possessing a passion to glorify Christ and spread the Gospel. They strive to be compassionate individuals who enjoy interacting with people through teaching and encouragement. His second role, as Director of Senior and Visitation Ministries, allows Ron to focus on ministry for and through senior adults as well as developing mature disciples in Christ through fellowship and discipleship. Liz and Ron are Pennsylvania natives, have two children, four grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. They enjoy traveling throughout North America and spending time outdoors.
Jenny is a wonderful resource who will love to help direct you in your questions and needs. Jenny is a native of Slippery Rock, PA, and a graduate of Penn State University. She and her husband, Mike, have lived in the area for over thirty years. They have two children Michael and Sarah, and daughter-in-law Wendy. All three kids were involved in the Philadelphia CityLight church plant. Jenny's newest joys are grandchildren, Cole and Ivy!
Haley grew up just over the mountain in Huntingdon and graduated from Slippery Rock University with a degree in Music/Voice (12/13). Before interning here in summer the 2013, she had no prior connection to the State College Alliance Church, but she is beyond blessed that God has opened the doors for her to begin full-time ministry with this amazing church family! She is excited to be a part of this staff team and serve along such gifted, passionate, and caring individuals. Her passion is to see the body of Christ grow together in their love and whole-hearted worship of our great Lord and Savior, Jesus, lifting no other name higher than His.
Some of her favorite worship bands/leaders are Hillsong, Bethel, Meredith Andrews and the Vertical Church Band, Kari Jobe, Kim Walker-Smith, and Chris Tomlin.
Robin serves our church and pastoral staff in providing logistical and administrative support. She and her husband, Harry, have two daughters, Amy and Katie. Robin enjoys reading and spending time at the beach.