staff

  • administrative coordinator | heather macclay

    Heather grew within a stones throw of what is now Restoration Church before moving to Holland PA.  She is the proud mother of 4 wonderful children and wife to one Kevin MacClay!  Heather is a wizard when it comes to organizing and details and spreadsheets.  She loves planning parties, decorating (like, she should start her own company :)) and helping others fall more in love with Jesus.  Shoot her an email to say hello!

  • assimilation coordinator | Julie Paglaiccetti

    Julie grew up in Bensalem PA.  She eventually moved to nearby Penndel, met her husband Tom and is the mother of two sweet kids.  Julie loves connecting people and helping them get involved with what God is doing at Restoration. She loves Jesus, learning, reading, hosting gatherings, the color pink and wearing Restoration t-shirts...and the beach, she really loves the beach! Send her an email to say hello!  

  • director of restoration kids | kate haas

    Kate is a native to these parts--having gone to Pennsbury High School and all. She also works as an elementary music teacher in our district! Her hope is that through Restoration Kids every child will come to know the life-changing love of God and to empower their care-takers to do this too. She loves Jesus, kids, teaching kids about Jesus, music, baseball and her dog Mowgli among other things. Get to know Kate, begin by saying hello in an email!    

  • executive director of staff & ministry development | Emily Manders

    Emily grew up in Newtown PA before moving to MN for college.  It was at college she met Ross, fell in love and lived there an additional 8 years after graduating and getting married.  Emily is excited to be back in her home land helping her region to know God!  Emily loves the beach, reading, learning, playing the piano, teaching the piano, singing, Plexus (look it up), her 4 adorable children and yes, Jesus!  Give her a shout out over email to say hi!    

  • lead pastor | ross manders

    Ross grew up near Minneapolis Minnesota where he spent his first 30 years before moving East to plant Restoration Church. His goal is to help as many people as possible know God and love God and in that become more fully human. He loves Jesus, God's word, his wife, Emily, his four kids, people in general, the Minnesota Twins and a few other things. Say hello to Ross or ask him a question! 

  • preschool director | diana peschen

    Diana has been an integral part of LIttle Blessings long before they were ever associated with Restoration Church. When Restoration began and adopted Little Blessings, she kept right on going blessing our community with her gifts of teaching little ones. She loves these children. Her desire is that every child of Little Blessings is loved and every parent supported (as well as to provide a great Pre-K education). She too loves Jesus, reading, the beach, her two biological children and her hundreds of adopted ones (the pre-schoolers). Send Diana an email to say hi! 

  • preschool teacher | amy zalot

    Amy grew up just over the river in Hamilton, New Jersey. A music educator by trade, she now teaches the 3 year old class at Little Blessings. Her hope is that each child that comes through Little Blessings knows they are loved and cared for. Amy also loves Jesus, her husband and 3 kids, soccer, theater, music and a few other things. Get to know Amy by sending her an email.  

  • preschool assistant | diann maher

    Diann is a native to this area. She strives to make the preschool experience as smooth and comforting for the kids and their parents. She, her husband and son (whom she loves) all are hockey fanatics (The Flyers specifically). Beyond hockey and her family, she loves Jesus too, walks on the beach and strolls through the park. Send her an email to get to know her! 

volunteer staff

Without the commitment of over 150 volunteers, Restoration Church could not and would not function. Below are our coordinators who schedule and organize those volunteers. If you have questions or would like to get in touch with one of them for any reason, simply click their picture.