Venite Brunch
Feb 13, 12:30 PM – 7:35 PM
Church of the Ascension,
4729 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

Meet Our Staff

Looking forward to seeing you!


Leah Hornfeck

CCO Campus Ministry Staff

Leah Hornfeck reaches out to college students in Oakland through partnership with Church of the Ascension. Leah graduated from Duquesne University in 2017 and has been working in campus ministry ever since.

Alex Banfield Hicks

Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministries

Having become a Christian while studying at Oxford in 2000, Alex was thankful for subsequent opportunities to help college ministries grow in Milan, Exeter and Oxford. After getting his M.Div at Covenant Seminary, he and his family moved to Pittsburgh and have been serving at Ascension since 2015.

Gabbie Stout

Venite Student President

Gabbie is a junior at the University of Pittsburgh studying Classics on the pre-med track. She has been an active member at Church of the Ascension since moving to Pittsburgh from Alabama, and also serves with Pitt Pathfinders and Health Occupations Students of America.

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