Meet Our Staff
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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.
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.