Pastoral Staff


Head Pastor of Jacob's Creek Family Retreat. Matthew teaches both at Bryn Athyn College of the New Church and at the Academy of the New Church. He has also served as Head Pastor of Jacob's Creek for more than twelve years.


Currently retired but still working, Mike has served in Toronto and throughout Canada, Australia and New Zealand, and Los Angeles, finishing up with ten years in Mitchellville, Maryland. He now lives in Cairnwood Village in Bryn Athyn with his wife Ginny. 

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Jared Buss

After six years in Toronto, Jared is now the pastor of the Pittsburgh New Church, which he began serving in the summer of 2021. He is married to Justine, and together they have three children--Rosalie, Gideon and Dale.