Pastor B.T. has been serving at Nixon UMC since July 2017 and has been loving every minute of it! He graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2004 with a degree in Criminology and Religious Studies. He earned his Masters of Divinity from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in 2011. Pastor B.T. lives in Penn Township with his wife Lisa, and four children Samuel, Olivia, Elliott, and Gabriel. In his spare time Pastor B.T. enjoys skiing, running, and playing games.
Nikki Shields Music Director
Nikki joined the staff at Nixon UMC in the spring of 2020 as the church’s music director. She graduated from Slippery Rock University in December of 2019 with a degree in music therapy, and has been teaching piano, guitar, flute, and adaptive music lessons for several years. In addition to making music, Nikki enjoys baking, reading, doing art projects, and walking with her dogs.