MEET THE LEAD PASTOR

  • David Rudd  - Lead Pastor  

    David Rudd has served as lead pastor since the spring of 2013. He and his wife, Marianne, have two children (Emma and Liam) and two dogs (their names aren't as important). David's desire is for The Gathering to be a place where anyone and everyone can experience the new life Jesus offers. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, writing, golfing and rooting for his favorite sports teams (Michigan State, Detroit Tigers/Lions/Red Wings & Liverpool Football Club).


    Contact David: david@thegatheringdayton.com

STAFF TEAM

  • Steven Nuzzo

    Connections Pastor


    Steve has served at the Gathering since the spring of 2014. He and his wife Maria have two children. Steve grew up in the beautiful city of Tallmadge Ohio, but really loves the Dayton area. Steve is passionate about reaching those who don't know Jesus so that they can experience new life in Him. In his spare time he and his family enjoy traveling, hiking and watching movies.


    steve@thegatheringdayton.com 

    Steve Nuzzo has served at the Gathering since the spring of 2014. He and his wife Maria have two children. Steve grew up in the beautiful city of Tallmadge Ohio, but really loves the Dayton area. Steve is passionate about reaching those who don't know Jesus so that they can experience new life in Him. In his spare time he and his family enjoy traveling, hiking and watching movies.

    Contact Steve: steve@thegatheringdayton.com

  • Kelly Reser 

    Kids Club Director


    Kelly has enjoyed serving the kids and families of The Gathering since 2012. She is blessed to have her wonderful husband, Allen, serving with her. They have two awesome sons, Anthony and Jonathan. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys spending time taking walks, sitting around the fire pit (with s'mores, of course), and watching movies with family and friends. Kelly's desire is for the children of The Gathering to know Jesus as their "forever friend" and begin the journey of living out their faith by loving and serving others. 


    kelly@thegatheringdayton.com

    Kelly has enjoyed serving the kids and families of The Gathering since 2012. She is blessed to have her wonderful husband, Allen, serving with her. They have two awesome sons, Anthony and Jonathan. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys spending time taking walks, sitting around the fire pit (with s'mores, of course), and watching movies with family and friends. Kelly's desire is for the children of The Gathering to know Jesus as their "forever friend" and begin the journey of living out their faith by loving and serving others. 

    Contact Kelly: kelly@thegatheringdayton.com

  • Jon Holman 

    Pastor Of Worship Gatherings


    Jon has served as the worship pastor of The Gathering since spring of 2019. He and his wife, Bekah have one child named Ezra. Although he grew up in Missouri, he has lived in Ohio for 10 years and Dayton has become home. Jon enjoys  making videos, writing songs and spending time with his family. He loves getting to lead Sunday morning worship gatherings and serving the church how ever he can. Also, cows are his favorite animal.



    jon@thegatheringdayton.com

    Jon Holman has served as the worship pastor of The Gathering since spring of 2019. He and his wife, Bekah have one child named Ezra. Although he grew up in Missouri, he has lived in Ohio for 10 years and Dayton has become home. Jon enjoys  making videos, writing songs and spending time with his family. He loves getting to lead Sunday morning worship gatherings and serving the church how ever he can. Also, cows are his favorite animal.

    Contact Jon: Jon@thegatheringdayton.com