MEET THE TEAM

  • David Rudd

    Teaching

    David 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

  • Steven Nuzzo

    Connections

    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 he 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

  • Alyssa Parson

    Connections

    Alyssa has loved her time at The Gathering; it definitely feels like home. She is passionate about helping others feel the love of Jesus regardless of their background. Alyssa and her husband, Andrew, have one son named Atlas. In addition to serving at The Gathering, Alyssa coaches volleyball, enjoys a sweet cup of coffee, and loves spending time with her family.


    Contact Alyssa: alyssa@thegatheringdayton.com

  • Andrew Ross

    Students & Family Ministries

    Andrew has been serving at The Gathering since 2022. Andrew has a passion for seeing students develop life-long relationships with Jesus, Andrew is married to his wife, Sam, and together they have three kids. Andrew loves baseball, woodworking, and spending time with his family.


    Contact Andrew: andrew@thegatheringdayton.com

  • Rebecca Oldenburg

    Kids & Family Ministries

    Rebecca is passionate about sharing the love of Jesus with the next generation.  She is grateful to have served in family ministry for over 12 years and holds a B.A. in Christian Ministry from Cincinnati Christian University.  She and her husband, Jeff, are the proud parents of three children and have two spoiled dogs. Rebecca is an avid reader, a nature lover, a Cajun cook, and a big fan of musicals.


    Contact Rebecca: rebecca@thegatheringdayton.com

  • Bekah Holman

    Family Ministries

    Bekah helps lead and manage our student and family ministries. Bekah was born in raised in Dayton, Ohio. She is passionate about seeing the next generation grow to love Jesus. She is married to Jon, and together they have one son, Ezra. Bekah loves to read and spend time with friends and family.


    Contact Bekah: bekah@thegatheringdayton.com

  • Jon Holman

    Worship Gatherings

    Jon has served as the worship pastor of The Gathering since the spring of 2019. He and his wife, Bekah, have one child named Ezra. Although he grew up in Missouri,  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 however he can. Also, cows are his favorite animal.


    Contact Jon: Jon@thegatheringdayton.com

  • Matt Parsons

    Worship Gatherings

    Matt has served at The Gathering since the winter of 2019. Matthew grew up in Canton, Ohio, but bet fell in love with Dayton. He has a passion for all the behind scenes of a Sunday Morning and loves seeing everyone worship together. In his spare time, he loves working on model railroads, recording music, and playing shows throughout Ohio.


    Contact Matt: matt@thegatheringdayton.com