About Us

Our Leadership

Janet Hellner-Burris

President

 

Janet is the senior pastor of the Christian Church of WIlkinsburg, a community chaplain and organizer in the community for over 26 years.

 

Email:  pastorjanethb@gmail.com

 

Phone:  412-241-3556

Thomas Mitchell, Jr.

Vice-President

 

Tom an associate minister at the Covenant Church of Pittsburgh.  He is the head of the Community Chaplain's program and has a vital ministry to the prisons around the state.

 

Email:  thmitchelljr@gmail.com

 

Phone:  412-731-6221 ext. 220

Rita Platt

Treasurer

 

Rita is the senior minister of the South Avenue United Methodist Church.  She is in charge of all of our financial records.   She is an active member of the Rotary and serves on the board of the Wilkinsburg Community Ministry.

 

Email:  revrita6@hotmail.com

 

Phone:  412-371-7142

Nancy Chalfant-Walker

Secretary

 

Nancy is the senior pastor of the St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.  She is not only our invaluable secretary, but she is the lead contact for the Art and Talent Show for Peace and the Block Party for Peace.  Nancy is one or our Community Chaplains.

 

Email:  nanojon@gmail.com

 

Phone:  412-243-6100

2016-17 Board Members

Evelyn Christie - St. James Roman Catholic Parish


Paulette Davis - Director of Family Support Center and member of El Bethel Temple


Mary Ann  Hvizdos - Director of Blessed are the Educators


Carol Calloway - Retired University of Pittsburgh, elder of Christian Church of Wilkinsburg


Frank Tillman - Youth ministry assistant for Christian Church of Wilkinsburg

 

Ex officio members:

 

Mayor John Thompson - Mayor of Wilkinsburg

 

Chief Cookie Coleman - Chief of the Wilkinsburg Police

Our Partners

Steve Hellner-Burris - Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh


Melvin El - Representative Ed Gainey's Office


Dave DiDonato - Pastor of Bible Chapel


George Spencer - Mad Dads


Kelly Smith - Pastor of Mifflin Avenue United Methodist Church


Sue Thorn - Pittsbugh Impact Interfaith Network


Rob Conroy - Ceasefire PA


Justin Forzano - Cameroon Football Association


Linda Kirkland-Law - Minister at Calvary Baptist Church

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