Pastors & Staff

Alicha Bixler

Children's Ministry Director

Alicha's prayer is to faithfully follow the Lord's plan for her life. In doing so to the best of her ability, she attended Lancaster Bible College where she studied Biblical Studies and graduated with an associates degree in Biblical Studies with an Emphasis on Children and Family Ministries.  Her passion for children's ministry stems even from childhood!  She planned her first ministry event at the age of 12: a church carnival.  She is excited to see how the Lord will use her in the children's ministry at Alliance. 

Doug Bradnick

Church Administrator

Doug has attended Alliance Church for most of his life.  He has served many of those years as Church Treasurer along with serving as our Church Administrator since 2010.

Yolanda Ruiz

Church Custodian

Yolanda joined our team in 2020 she works hard to keep our facilities clean.  Her servant heart and attention to detail have been such a blessing.

Jeff Keifer

Youth Pastor

Jeff and his wife Jenn have been married since 2010 and have three children: Jordan, Josiah, and Jessica.  Jeff is a graduate of Crown College and served at McKeesport Alliance Church as the Pastor of Youth Ministry for nine years prior to coming to our church in December 2017. 

Jim Moynihan

Lead Pastor

Jim has been on the pastoral staff of our church since October 1999. He spent the first 8.5 years serving as an assistant pastor overseeing such areas as worship ministries, small groups, and discipleship before assuming the role as Interim Pastor in July 2008 and finally the Lead Pastor position in February 2010.
He and his wife Wendy have five children - Vanya, Hannah, Lydia, Nathanael, and Jonathan.  

Sharon Pierce

Office Manager

Sharon has served excellently as our Office Manager since June 2018.   Her joyful spirit and sense of humor are a blessing in the office and to the many she touches throughout the week.

Worship Ministry Director

In Transition