First Free Church has a team of pastors devoted to declaring and demonstrating God's gracious power to make healthy disciples of Jesus Christ.
Lead Pastor | Email
Before serving at First Free, Kevin served as the lead pastor of congregations in the Orlando and Pittsburgh areas. Kevin enjoys time with his family, reading, following Buffalo and Pittsburgh sports, visiting national parks, and Pittsburgh's many museums and cultural events. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Grove City College, a Masters of Divinity from Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary, and a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Geneva College. He also completed doctoral coursework through Reformed Theological Seminary.
Pastor of Discipleship | Email
Kirk Albrecht is our Pastor of Discipleship, and also directs Global Ministry. He has been on staff since 2000. Kirk has a Bachelor of Science in journalism from Syracuse University and a Master of Divinity from Trinity International University. Kirk and his family lived overseas for 10 years, and he has been to 19 different countries. He was a seminary professor for three years and has led cross-cultural ministry trips in Peru, Thailand, Senegal, Belgium, England, Cyprus, Papua New Guinea, Haiti, and the Middle East. He has written for more than two dozen publications. He is married to Sarah and is father to three sons Joshua (married to Shea), Nathan, and Zachary, and two grandsons. There is nothing he likes more than a good bowl of hummus and a plate of grape leaves. When he’s not at church you can find him reading, exercising, watching soccer, or strumming his guitar or mandolin.
Pastor of Students and Young Adults | Email
Alex came to First Free in June of 2017. He is from Pittsburgh and has been in ministry since 2001. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from Robert Morris University and a Master’s of Divinity from Trinity School for Ministry. He is married to Jennifer and they have four children. Alex enjoys partnering with a mission in Uganda and equipping students and young adults for service at home and away. Alex enjoys time with the family, eating food, sports, fishing, and just joking around.