Biographical Sketch of Assistant Pastor Stephen Vesolich

Stephen, the Assistant Pastor of Centerpoint Community Church, serves as the pastor of student ministries, as well as the minister of music. He also preaches whenever there is a need. He currently attends Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge where he is obtaining his Master of Arts in Religion. Stephen completed his undergraduate work at Geneva College, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. While at Geneva, Stephen toured with New Song, and traveled to China where he gave his testimony in front of leaders of the communist party. He has participated in short term mission trips out of the country, and has led the youth of Centerpoint on a youth service endeavor to the Pittsburgh Project. Stephen has worked for eight years at Beaver County Behavioral Health, helping those with intellectual disabilities find employment, safe living environments, and participate fully in the community. This work experience has prepared him to serve in the ministry by being able to serve those in need as well as to work with people of all backgrounds. Stephen also served as a camp counselor for inner-city children at Pine Valley for several years. As a musician, Stephen won Pittsburgh's Singer-Songwriter competition and has recorded two full-length albums. He continues to write praise and worship songs in order to glorify God. Stephen is happily married to Lisa Vesolich, who serves as a deacon and is a member of the worship team. Stephen looks forward to furthering the work of God at Centerpoint where he hopes to continue advancing the church's mission of "Building God's Kingdom by Building God's People."