Marc Likins

Marc Likins

Lead Pastor

About Pastor Marc

The Lord directed Marc Likins to be the Lead Pastor of Harvest Baptist Church in October of 2016 after serving as an Associate Pastor in Chico, CA. Marc and his wife, Maggie, are thankful to serve the Lord with their two children, Brennan and Willow. They enjoy helping others grow in grace, spending time together, and exploring the city of Pittsburgh.

Marc was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. He received his master’s degree in theology from West Coast Baptist College and his Master of Divinity from Luther Rice Seminary.

Marc is a down-to-earth Bible teacher and preacher. He has a desire to reach the skeptic and disciple believers with God’s truth.

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Charlie Rousey

Charlie Rousey

Assistant Pastor

About Pastor Rousey

Charlie Rousey was saved at the age of 11. He enlisted in a special program in the military and planned to go to Ole Miss once he got out of the Navy. But God had other plans. While in the Navy, he did a lot of soul searching, and while he was stationed at the Great Lakes Naval Base he was invited to go to a Baptist church in Indiana. This church had an outreach program to the sailors there. It was during this time that he felt called to the ministry and decided to attend Hyles-Anderson College.

Pastor Rousey was heavily involved in various ministries while in college where he also met his wife, Mindy. They were married in July of 1993 and then he graduated in 1994. Charlie was called to work at a church/school in Adrian, Michigan, and served there for two years. In 2001, God led Charlie and Mindy and their two girls to Pennsylvania where they began serving at Harvest. Their third daughter was born two years later.

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Dennis Smith

Dennis Smith

Assistant Pastor

About Pastor Smith

Dennis Smith has been a member of our pastoral staff since 2005. His primary areas of responsibility include hospital and in-home visitation, biblical counseling, and teaching.

Pastor Smith was born on March 1, 1947, in Natrona Heights and spent his early childhood living in Natrona. His family moved to the Buffalo Township area when he was in elementary school. Not long after graduating from Freeport High School in 1965, he enlisted in the United States Army and completed airborne training. Dennis served in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968 and was discharged in 1969.  He married his wife, Kathy, in 1970 and later earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. Pastor Smith came to faith in Christ in 1971 and served his local church as a layman in several capacities over the years while working in the engineering field.

Dennis and Kathy came to Harvest Baptist Church in 1990 where he soon began serving as a deacon and Sunday School teacher. In the summer of 2001, they sensed the call by God to full-time ministry, and that fall he enrolled in the master’s of divinity program at what was then Baptist Bible Seminary in Clarks Summit, PA. He completed that degree in 2006. Prior to graduation, Pastor Smith was able to serve a required one-year internship on staff here at Harvest. If pressed to give a personal philosophy of ministry, he would say, “We serve God by serving others.”

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Tim Delaney

Tim Delaney

Youth Pastor

About Pastor Delaney

Tim Delaney grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, and attended Shawnee Baptist Church. His parents served on staff at the church and at Northside Christian School. Tim was saved when he was 5 years old and called to ministry when he was 18. He attended Shawnee Baptist College where he was equipped to plug right into ministry wherever the Lord led. While in college, he married his high school sweetheart, Danielle.

After college, the Delaneys moved to western Pennsylvania to serve on staff at Harvest Baptist Church. Tim has been serving as Youth Pastor for the last 10 years. It is his desire that the youth in the church grow spiritually, that they develop a genuine relationship with Jesus, and that they use their gifts and abilities for Him. Every teen is wanted and accepted in the youth group family.

Tim and Danielle have two sons: Maddox and Mason.

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Staci Gainor

Staci Gainor

Church Office Manager

About Staci Gainor

Staci Gainor is the office manager here at Harvest Baptist Church. She has been on staff since 1996 and has had the pleasure of seeing the growth of Harvest’s church family first-hand.

An honors graduate of Bradford Business School, Staci worked as a personal secretary for an executive at Mellon Bank in Pittsburgh for several years before “retiring” to deliver twins and raise her children. Subsequently, she began working at Harvest when her children were in school at Harvest Baptist Academy.

Staci married her husband, Richard, in 1987 and trusted Christ in 1989. She is blessed with four grown children and one precious grandson.

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Paul Boyce

Paul Boyce

Church Administrator

About Paul Boyce

Paul Boyce grew up in New Jersey where his dad was the principal of their Christian school. He attended a Baptist church where was saved at the age of 16.

Paul attended Hyles-Anderson College from 1995 – 2001 and earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary education and a master’s degree in school administration. Paul met his wife, Edie, at college and they were married in June of 2002. Following graduation, Paul worked on staff at Hyles-Anderson College for 14 years overseeing several different educational departments, servicing technology needs, and teaching part-time.

In December of 2014, God led Paul and Edie and their family to Harvest Baptist Church, and Paul operated a business providing web design and digital marketing services. Edie began teaching first grade at Harvest Baptist Academy in the fall of 2016.

Paul and Edie have three children: Cullen, Stephen, and Brooklynne.

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Steve Hilles

Steve Hilles

Financial Administrator

About Steve Hilles

Steve Hilles grew up in southwestern Pennsylvania, where he had the blessing of growing up in a godly home. When Steve was eight years old, he realized his need for salvation and accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior. Upon graduating high school in 2000, he attended a Christian college, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education with an emphasis in math. Steve was thrilled when he was offered a job in 2004 teaching at Harvest Baptist Academy.

After six years of full-time teaching, Steve accepted the position of being the financial administrator at Harvest Baptist Church. He enjoys serving in this role with the opportunity to still teach part time and affect the lives of the academy students every day, striving to help shape their lives into the leaders that they will one day be.

Steve and his wife, Melissa, have been blessed with four children: Micah, Mariah, Michaela, and Max. In his personal time, Steve enjoys basketball, tennis, and playing board games with his children.

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Brian Fajbik

Brian Fajbik

Facilities Manager

About Brian Fajbik

Brian Fajbik was born on December 8, 1981, to Curt and Annette Fajbik. He lived in Tarentum most of his life, helping his grandfather with odd jobs. Through these jobs, Brian learned the value of helping others and developed a strong work ethic. He attended Highlands Senior High School and graduated in 1999. After high school, Brian worked at MetPlas Incorporated in the shipping and inspection departments. Five years later, Brian started working for J.V. Manufacturing Company Incorporated, where he worked in shipping and receiving, was a press operator, and also worked in the inspection department.

While working at J.V., a coworker invited Brian to a revival service at Harvest in 2005. The preaching had a profound impact on Brian. He continued to attend Harvest weekly. Brian was introduced to his future wife, Stacy, by one of her coworkers, whose husband also worked with Brian. After spending some time getting to know each other, Stacy led Brian to the Lord on New Year’s Day, 2006. After getting saved, Brian continued to become involved in many church ministries and helped out with events. Brian married his best friend, Stacy, on August 1, 2008.

Brian started working on staff at Harvest in 2014. He is in charge of taking care of the church and school buildings as well as the grounds. He is involved in the church choir, special music, Youth Connection, and the Welcome Desk ministry. Brian also runs a lawn care business outside of his job at the church, as well as working at an auto detailing shop. Brian enjoys helping others, spending time with his family and friends, playing sports, white water rafting, and other outdoor activities. Brian and Stacy reside in Natrona Heights.

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