Rob is the lead and founding pastor of Renaissance Church. He and his wife, Lauren, are from Youngstown, OH where they married in the summer of 2009. After getting married they moved to Louisville, KY for Rob to study at seminary. While living in Louisville they served at Sojourn Community Church where Rob was eventually invited on staff. After spending almost four years in Louisville, they were sent out to Pittsburgh to plant Renaissance Church in February 2013. They have two daughters, Lucy and Norah.
As the lead pastor of Renaissance Church, Rob provides the theological and practical vision to carry out the church’s mission.
Kyle Kerrigan is an elder at Renaissance. He and his wife, Elyssa, joined the Renaissance church planting team following their move from Memphis, TN in January 2014. Kyle was born in the USA but has spent about half his life outside of the states due to his father being a missionary surgeon serving the people of Ecuador and Kenya. After getting a business degree from Notre Dame, he continued his nomad life until he married Elyssa and settled down in Memphis for six years where they started their family. Today, Kyle and Elyssa have four kids: Asher, Justus, Samara, and Chloe. Kyle’s current role is supporting International business development for GNC.
Chelsea is the Administrative Assistant of Renaissance Church, and provides administrative support to Renaissance elders & servant leaders. She and her husband, Andre, are from South Carolina, where they both received their B.S.'s in Chemistry from Winthrop University. After their marriage in 2012, Chelsea moved to Pittsburgh with her husband who is pursuing his PhD in Chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh.
Jesse is the Communications Director of Renaissance Church. Jesse is originally from the Pittsburgh area, only leaving for a few years to pursue schooling. Jesse has a B.S. in Computer Science and graduated with a Master of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2016. His wife, Carissa, is from Harrisburg and has her B.A. in Graphic Design. They were married in 2013 and have a great beagle named Lucy.