Pastor.jpg

Our Staff

Kristina Jensen

Interim Pastor

814-833-1761 ext. 103

Pastor Kristina is an ordained pastor (ELCA), Spirit-centered teacher and coach, and the author of numerous articles. She has been a featured speaker in colleges and universities, seminaries and churches of numerous denominations in the United States and abroad. Kristina recently moved to Erie from Chicora, PA with her husband, Jonathan, and two children, Samuel (11) and Sophia (9).

Director of Administration 2.jpg

Nicholas Barber

Business Manager

814-833-1761 ext. 100

Nick is originally from Oil City, PA, but was confirmed here at St. Paul's in 2003 and has been working here since 2015.  He enjoys playing hockey and golf, reading history, and boating and fishing on Lake Erie.  He graduated in 2011 from Penn State Behrend. Nick met his wife, Marit, at the 2013 ELCA Churchwide Assembly in Pittsburgh and they were married in 2019.  His favorite things about St. Paul's are the friendships he's made and all the support he's received over the years.

Tyler Bliley

Sexton

814-833-1761

Tyler is an Erie native and grew up in St. Paul's.  He attended McDowell High School and was confirmed here at St. Paul's in 2012.  Tyler and his brother, Jared, and sister, Karly, are triplets.  Tyler enjoys riding his bike all over town, playing video games, and reading all kinds of different books.  A unique thing about Tyler is that he rides his bike all winter long, no matter how much snow there might be on the ground.  He likes everything about St. Paul's, but especially the potluck suppers.

cdcdirector.jpg

Nancy Dahlquist

Director of Child Development Center

814-833-1761 ext. 116

Nancy began working at St. Paul's in June of 2019.  She is born and raised in Erie and attended both Gannon and Mercyhurst Universities.  Nancy's family includes four children and three grandchildren whom she loves to spend time with and who are the light of her life.  She also enjoys reading, crafting, and gardening.  Prior to working at St. Paul's, she was a teacher in Early Childhood for 25+ years and a director at three Star-4 facilities.  In her free time, Nancy enjoys animal documentaries and learning about real crimes involving serial offenders.  Her favorite thing about St. Paul's is the support and cooperative community.

PS Director.png

Julie Deitz

Director of Pre-School

814-833-1761 ext. 115

Debbie Gross

Director of Communications

814-833-1761 ext. 307

Debbie has been a member of St. Paul's since 2010. Raised in the Lehigh Valley, PA, Debbie received her degree from Cedar Crest College in Allentown, PA.  She and her husband, Bill, moved to Erie in 2007 and they have two children.  In her free time, Debbie enjoys reading, cycling, gardening, and hanging out with friends and family.  Her favorite thing about St. Paul's is the community, which is a supportive, safe space for her family.

Danielle Jones.png

Danielle Jones-Miglicio

Director of Youth Ministries

814-833-1761 ext. 105

Danielle has been attending St. Paul's since the 1990's.  She is originally from Warren, PA and attended Fairview High School and Mercyhurst University.  She and her husband, Kain, have four beautiful boys, two dogs, a rat, and yes- pet chickens.  They established their own business in 2017 maintaining, improving and leasing real estate.  In her spare time, Danielle enjoys biking, hiking, gardening, and listening to music.  She began her position of Director of Youth Ministries in the spring of 2021.

Andrew Rainbow

Director of Music Ministries

814-833-1761 ext. 107