• Ken Huhn - Senior Pastor

    Pastor Ken received his degree in Biblical Studies/Ministry from Liberty University and began his walk as a youth minister in his home town of Altoona, PA.  Through over 30 years of ministry, Pastor Ken has been a mentor and father to many who now have their own ministries. His passion is to assist others in their development of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.  Having converted a former social club/bar into the New Wine Harvest Church home, Pastor Ken is continually searching for “not your typical church” methods of reaching out to the community and showing God’s love through action. He carries an anointing for leadership and wisdom and has served with the Promise Keepers’ task force.  He also teaches internationally with Youth with a Mission (YWAM). He is a gifted teacher who delivers the Word with humor and much insight. Residing in the South Hills, Pastor Ken divides his free time between spoiling his grandchildren and the golf course.
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  • Jesse Siefert - Worship & Youth Pastor

    Jesse joined the New Wine Harvest staff in 2008 and has previously held positions as a youth director, worship leader, young adult director, outreach coordinator, radio ministry production manager, missions team leader and transformational ministry leader. Jesse began leading worship as a young teenager and took his first ministry position at age 19. He has a diverse background in the ministry of urban and suburban youth, traditional and contemporary worship.  Jesse has a passion for seeing this generation encounter the love of Jesus Christ and set free from the lies, destruction and addiction in their lives.  He has served on the board of directors for several non-profits and thrives on networking in the community.   Jesse received musical training at Duquesne University and earned a bachelor’s degree in Emergency Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh.  He lives in Whitehall with his wife and partner in ministry Courtney, along with their three children, Callie, Logan & Brock.  

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  • Sharon Elder - Administrative Assistant

    Sharon has been working at New Wine Harvest Church since June, 2016.  Her prior experience has been in the position of administrative assistant, office manager, bookkeeper and secretary/clerk in the communication, recreation, construction and lithography fields.  Sharon also has served with her late husband who pastored two churches.  She is the mother of two adult sons, Heath and Cortney and grandmother to Ronnie, Summer, Luken and Bodhi.  Along with the joy of spending time with her grandchildren, Sharon has a heart to serve and encourage women who have broken and wounded souls.

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  • Mellisa Brandt - Online Marketing and Artistic Advisor

    Mellisa has worked at New Wine Harvest Church since May of 2012.  After graduating the Art institute of Pittsburgh in 1994 Mellisa started a design Career at D&GG Advertising working with Pittsburgh Giants Blue Cross Blue Shield and Heinz Corporations. Moving directly into a position as Head Designer of Marketing at General Nutrition Center Pittsburgh working with our one and only Pittsburgh Steelers Jerome Bettis, Olympic Gold Medalists Mary Lou Retton, WEIDER, MR.Olympia, NASCAR and many more. Mellisa is also working with Our one and only Us Military Veterans  at the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Mellisa has been married to Shawne Brandt since 1996 and they have three beautiful children Ethan, Zavier and Alora. Mellisa officially received Jesus into her heart in 1992 and has never looked back. Mellisa loves helping and working for her church & church family here at New Wine Harvest Church!

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  • Mary Halerz - Bookkeeper

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  • Courtney Siefert - Sonshine Preschool Director

    Mrs. Siefert has a B.S. in Elementary & Early Childhood Education from California University of Pennsylvania. She spent time as an enrichment kindergarten teacher and then a preschool teacher. Courtney became a full-time Mommy in 2007! Family, ministry, singing and teaching are all among her passions in life! Courtney has been blessed with the gift of teaching and desires to be an instrumental part of each child’s educational foundation. She is married to her high school sweetheart Jesse, and together their lives have been richly blessed!