Rev. John Orlando, Senior Pastor

John began his ministry as the Pastor at Olive Street in July 2020. He has been in pastoral ministry since 2011, serving as a church planter at New Life Church of Vicenza, Italy prior to coming to Olive Street. He graduated in 2011 with an MDiv in Pastoral Ministry from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, where he is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry Degree. John is married to the love his life, Ursula, and they have one adult son, Michael, who is a school teacher in Philadelphia. John served on active duty for 21 years in the United States Air Force, receiving a Purple Heart for injuries sustained in the bombing of Khobar Towers in 1996. He is a fan of the Philadelphia sports teams, loves hanging out with family and friends, and enjoys making homemade spaghetti sauce (or “gravy”) from the recipe passed down from his Sicilian great-grandparents.

Rev. Timothy Brindle, Associate Pastor

Timothy was ordained as the Assistant Pastor at Olive Street in May 2021, and installed as the Associate Pastor in March, 2023. He also serves as the Senior Stewardship Officer at Westminster Theological Seminary.  A former public school teacher in the School District of Philadelphia and a Social Worker in North Philadelphia, Timothy completed an MDiv at Westminster Theological seminary in May 2016, and the Master of Theology program in Old Testament in May 2020. He is currently in the PhD program in Old Testament. Timothy and his wife Floriana have been blessed with 9 children, including 1 who has gone ahead to glory. His Christian hip-hop music, books, and blogs can be found at timothybrindleministries.com.  


John Orlando, Pastor

Timothy Brindle, Associate Pastor

Nathan Carlson, Elder

Vincent Kruse, Elder

Paul Rich, Elder

Jim Sauer, Elder emeritus

Eric Vannoy, Elder

Ben Mitchell, Deacon

Mark Odorisio, Deacon

Eric Phillips, Deacon

Kent Rowe, Deacon

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