Russ is the Director of Christian Education and Youth Ministries. He oversees the youth and children’s ministry at First Presbyterian Church as well as the Sunday school program. Russ went to Presbyterian College where he majored in Religion and graduated in 2006. He received a Master’s in Christian Education at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, VA in 2013 and became a Certified Christian Educator in the PCUSA in June of 2016.
Russ is married to Eva and they have two daughters named Lainie and Caroline. In his spare time Russ enjoys playing guitar, taking the girls to Bay’s Mountain, and binge watching Netflix.