Staff

Richard G. Wolling, Senior Pastor

Rick Wolling has been the senior pastor of Beverly Heights for over 25 years. He is a graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity, 1975 and Doctor of Ministry, 1992). Rick’s passion in ministry is to mobilize the local congregation to live lives of faithful discipleship as the light, salt and leaven of the kingdom of God so that a testimony for Jesus Christ might be given in every place where God has sovereignly scattered His people.

Phone: 412-561-5100 x210
Email: rick@beverlyheights.org


Nathanael Devlin, Associate Pastor

Nate Devlin is a graduate of Geneva College (B.A., 1998) and Trinity School for Ministry (Master of Divinity, 2005 and Doctor of Ministry, 2012). Nate works closely with the senior pastor in pastoral ministry as well as providing leadership for Adult Christian Formation, Christian Education, Small Groups and Worship Teams. Nate is enthusiastic about working toward the formation of Christ in the lives of God’s people. Nate is married to Holly and has three children, Hannah, Nathan and Abigail.

Phone: 412-561-5100 x215
Email: nate@beverlyheights.org


Joe Williams, Director of Student Ministries

Joe Williams has been the Director of Student Ministries at Beverly Heights Church for over 12 years. He is the husband of Anne Williams and the father of Claire Williams. Although he received his college degrees in music (Bachelor of Music Education from Temple University, 1974 and Masters of Fine Arts in Music Performance at Carnegie-Mellon University, 1984), Joe has always felt God’s leading toward a ministry to youth. Joe’s passion has been to establish a family-based ministry that partners with parents and students to assist teens in becoming devoted followers of Christ and devoted friends of one another at Beverly Heights Church.

Phone: 412-561-5100 x217
Email: joe@beverlyheights.org


Bob Kelley, Ministry Associate for Technologies and Student Ministries

Bob first started working as a part-time computer tech at Beverly Heights in 2000. After earning an associates degree in computer and network technology from Pittsburgh Technical Institute in 2003, he felt God’s call to work alongside Joe Williams in the youth program while expanding his work in the area of technology. The unique position resulting from this paring has varying responsibilities from the oversight of technology used during the worship service, to helping to develop and lead middle and high school small group curriculum with Joe.

Phone: 412-561-5100 x212
Email: bob@beverlyheights.org


Lisa Tyger, Director of Ministry to Children

Lisa Tyger returned to college as an adult and obtained a degree in Early Childhood Development. Prior to her current position, Lisa served as a lead teacher in Beverly Heights Christian Preschool. She and her husband Scott have two children, Hannah and Isaac, who are also members at Beverly Heights. It is with a tremendous amount of joy and thankfulness that Lisa delights in this calling to share the love of God with children and lead them towards claiming Jesus as their personal Savior and Lord.

Phone: 412-561-5100 x216
Email: lisa@beverlyheights.org


Ernie Dietz, Administrator

Ernie Dietz became Administrator at Beverly Heights at the beginning of 2009. Ernie received a Masters in Accounting from Ohio State University (1975) and became a CPA in 1977. During his career Ernie worked in several large CPA firms and corporate tax positions including the last 10 years as Director of Corporate Tax at UPMC. Ernie felt God’s call to the Administrator position in 2008 and took early retirement from UPMC at the end of that year in order to use his gifts at Beverly Heights. Ernie believes that his mission at Beverly Heights is to support the ministerial staff in such a way that their burdens in everyday tasks will be eased so that they can better feed the flock.

Phone: 412-561-5100 x220
Email: ernie@beverlyheights.org


Holly Lefever, Ministry Associate for Hospitality

For the first several years as a member, Holly served as a volunteer in Student Ministries while working in the retail industry in Employee Recognition and Human Resources. Over the years she continued to serve in many volunteer roles including Women’s Ministries Director, Women’s Bible study leader, VBS MC, and in Children’s Ministries. In 2007 Holly joined the office staff fulfilling the passion she has to bring people together to fellowship, and finds it a blessing to do it with the family of God. Holly is married to Mark and they have four children; Lizzy, Shane, Cassy and Everett.

Phone: 412-561-5100 x200
Email: holly@beverlyheights.org


Mary Wolling, Choir Director

Mary has been choir director of the Adult Sanctuary Choir, New Song Children’s Choir and First Song Training Choir since 1992. She has been a member of Beverly Heights Church since 1986 where she has served as Sunday School teacher, Kid’s Club leader, leader in Children’s Ministries, and Mission Team member. For 21 years she was teacher/principal at Jubilee Christian School in Mt Lebanon. She has a passion for studying God’s Word, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren. She is married to Rick Wolling, Senior Pastor at Beverly Heights Presbyterian Church.

Email: mary@beverlyheights.org


Karen Sourbeer, Director of Beverly Heights Christian Preschool

Karen Sourbeer has been associated with Beverly Heights Christian Preschool for 13 years. She has a degree in Communications with a minor in Psychology and a Preschool/Kindergarten Teacher's Certificate from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State Board of Private Schools. Karen has been a teacher in the Parent 2’s Class, 3-Year-Old Class, Older 4’s Class and Kindergarten/Enrichment Classes and served on the Board of Directors. Now, as the Director of Beverly Heights Christian Preschool, it is her delight to share the benefits of an integrated Christian Curriculum to children and their parents in our communities.

Phone: 412-561-7200
Email: karen@beverlyheights.org