Gary serves as the Pastor & Director of Mission at Redemption. He is an alumnus of Penn State and Princeton Theological Seminary. Both Gary and his wife, Susan, are passionate about seeing the healing love of Christ come to the lost, the broken, and ordinary sinners like you and me. They are also passionate about indie rock, startup businesses, community ventures, and their two children, August & Rosetta Eve.
Marjorie & Matthew Mott
Marjorie serves as the Director of Spiritual Formation and Matt serves as the Director of Operations. The Motts help develop the larger vision of discipleship and mission in Bristol. They are passionate about church planting, family and friends, embodied spirituality (Marjorie), strategy games (Matt), and their daughter, Evelyn Grace.
Daniel serves as the Director of Arts for Redemption, passionately developing the church’s liturgy and artistic expressions of worship. Daniel and Jessica Hale are both very active in the local community, curating art and music at the local coffee shop amongst many other things. You can find Jessica’s beautiful artwork all over town as she has done work for many local businesses and galleries. If you look closely, you may also spot Daniel shooting hoops at the local park and Jess tending to her thriving garden.
Forrest serves as an elder with Redemption and has recently come on staff as the Director of The Mill: Open Sanctuary. Forrest and his wife, Johanna, are passionate about hospitality – running a community house and feeding everyone who enters their home. They are also passionate about social justice as Forrest is executive director of The Way Home (a homeless housing nonprofit) and Johanna has previously served as an overseas missionary. On any given day, you can find them chasing after their twin boys, Benedict and Theodore, and daughter, Aletheia.
Scotty is a 2017 graduate of Cairn University and serves as our Pastoral Resident. He has been an active part of Redemption since 2014 and is currently a barista at Bristol’s beloved coffee shop, Calm Waters Coffee Roasters. On any given day, you can find Scotty in deep conversation about pop culture, listening to audio books and podcasts, or unabashedly entertaining a group of community children.