Youth Staff

Adam Henrie

High School Guys Leader
  • Interesting Fact: Ben's twin brother
  • Nick Name: Count Thickness
  • Favorite Bible Verse: Colossians 3:23- Whatever you do, work heartily, as for working for the Lord and not for man.
  • Weirdest thing I ever ate: Pickled pigs feet. They were so nasty.
  • Occupation: Line service technician at Landmark Aviation, Trenton-Mercer Airport

Aly Hamilton

Middle School Girls Leader
  • Interesting Fact: I've got goats
  • Where do you work: At a garden center
  • Where did you grow up: Washington Crossing, PA
  • Weirdest thing you ever ate: Pig brain

April Clare

High School Girls Leader
  • Favorite Food: Too many!
  • Favorite Movie: Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Pink Panther movies (Peter Sellers ones)
  • Your Occupation: Geologist/project manager for an environmental consulting firm
  • Favorite Quote: "We have met the enemy and he is us." -Pogo

Becca Gater

High School Girls Leader
  • Favorite Bible Verse: Romans 12:1-2
  • Weirdest thing you ever ate: Squid Ink Ravioli
  • Where you grew up: Alameda, CA; Brooklyn, NY; Wachington, DC
  • Your Occupation: Super Mom! Masquerading as Office Administartion
  • Favorite Quote: "As for accomplishments, I just did what I had to do as things came along." -Eleanor Roosevelt

Brian Yount

High School Guys Leader
  • Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 1:29
  • Hometown: Franklin, Indiana
  • Favorite Book: Gilead
  • Favorite Hobby: Cycling

Donna Nitchun

Middle School Girls Leader
  • Favorite Bible Verse: Romans 15:13
  • Interesting Fact: Raised in Texas and moved to Princeton when she was 13
  • Favorite TV Show: Parenthood
  • Favorite Hobby: Hearing stories about God's work in people's lives. 

Ed Soden

Middle School Sunday School Teacher & Youth Leader
  • Favorite Bible Verse: Gal 2:20
  • Your Favorite Hobby: Reading God's Word and sharing it with others
  • Favorite Food: My home made smoothies
  • Favorite Book: Bible 

Gunter Schemmann

Middle School Boys Sunday School Teacher
  • Favorite Bible Verse: Hebrews 10:14, John 14:12
  • Weirdest thing you ever ate: Octopus
  • Where you grew up: South-western Germany
  • Your occupation: Engineer

Junyi Lee

High School Guys Leader
  • Favorite Food: I'm of the opinion that the best way to cook meat is on a charcoal grill so.... I'd say meat on a grill!
  • Favorite Book: Les Miserables. The full, un-abridged version!
  • My Occupation: I hunt dark, elusive, obscure forces in a dungeon on Princeton's campus where many shiny cauldrons of bubbling, frothing liquid line the corridors. 
  • Favorite Hobby: Frolicking in the mountains while admiring our Lord's breathtaking creation and ending the day sitting and singing around a nice fire with friends.

Karen Ristuccia

Middle School Girls Sunday School Teacher
  • Favorite Bible Verse: 1 Peter 1:5-8
  • Favorite Food: Lettuce salad
  • Your Occupation: Academic Dean at The Wilberforce School 
  • Favorite Hobby: Playing with my grandchildren, reading, and swimming. 

Keri Hamilton

High School Girls Leader
  • Occupation: Elementary Art Teacher
  • Favorite Hobby: Arts and Hiking
  • Favorite Movie: Muppet Treasure Island
  • Favorite Verse: Malachi 4:2
  • Fun Fact: I've been attacked by a Walabe (like a kangaroo)

Matthew Arildsen

Middle School Guys Leader
  • Favorite Food: Cheese Fondue
  • Favorite Book (that isn't the Bible): Roverandom
  • Your Occupation: MDiv Student/Health IT Consultant
  • Favorite Quote: "I always talk better lying down" -James Madison (on his death bed)

Megan Misiewicz

High School Girls Leader
  • Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 34:2 & Ephesians Chaps. 1-3
  • Favorite Book: The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton & A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith.
  • Favorite Hobby: Reading & Singing
  • Favorite Quote: "God has arranged the parts in the body, every one of them, just as he wanted them to be.  If they were all one part, where would the body be? As it is, there are many parts, but one body."  St. Paul

Michele Suarez

Middle School Girls Leader
  • Favorite Book: The Narnia & Lemony Snicket series
  • Favorite Movie: Back to the Future
  • Your Occupation: Artist at Sesame Place, and team member at Oxford Valley Chik-Fil-A
  • Favorite Hobby: I love to make things & be crafty; knit, bake, write poems, cut & glue things! 
  • Favorite Quote: "But she warned him not to be deceived by appearances, for beauty is found within." 
  • Interesting fact: My dog Olle has his own Instagram account.

Penny Stone

High School Girls Leader
  • Favorite Hobby: Gardening
  • Favorite Book: Alexander's Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day (I'm a kid at heart)
  • Where you grew up: Wooler, Ontario, Canada
  • Your Occupation: Working for myself as a professional organizer
  • Favorite Bible Verse: Jeremiah 29:11

Raphael Suarez

High School Guys Leader
  • Nick Name: Raph
  • Favorite Food: Don't really have one, I do tend to lean towards Asian cuisine with noodles though.
  • Weirdest thing you ever ate: Cheeseburger w/ Ketchup Mustard on top, Nutella and PB on bottom.
  • Favorite Book: Slaughterhouse 5