About the Pastor


Pastor Jeffrey A. Stivason

Dr. Stivason is a gifted preacher and teacher and a compassionate shepherd.  He has been serving the Lord as a minister of the Gospel since 1995.  During that time, he has planted two churches, the most recent one being Grace RP Church, which formally constituted in January of 2010.  He has published articles and reviews in the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, The Westminster Theological Journal, The Presbyterion, The Confessional Presbyterian and others. Dr. Stivason is also a contributor to the Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia and author of, From Inscrutability to Concursus, published by  P&R Publishing.  He is also the Managing Editor for the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals program Theology on the Go, which is hosted by Place for Truth (placefortruth.org).

Pastoral Experience:

  • Grace Reformed Presbyterian Church, Gibsonia, PA – Pastor, 2009-present
  • North Hills Reformed Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, PA – Gibsonia Church Planter, 2007–2009
  • Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church, Meadville, PA – Church Planter and Pastor, 1999-2007
  • New Lebanon Community Church, New Lebanon, PA – Pastor, 1995-1998


  • Ph.D., Westminster Theological Seminary
  • S.T.M., Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Grove City College

Other Teaching Experience:

Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary
Geneva College

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