Our Staff
Our leadership team is committed to “Loving God! Loving You!” – that’s our call as leaders! We recognize the authority of God, and realize that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. Because we love God and love each other, our goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.

Pastor David Goodin

Senior Pastor
Pastor David and his wife Mossie served in three C&MA churches before coming to Cherry Tree in February of 2016. Pastor David has most recently served and continues to serve as the Chaplain for MEPCO mining company and Longview Power Plant. Pastor David has also served as the moderator of the C&MA at our General Council for many years. He graduated from WVU (undergraduate and law school) and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He and Mossie have three married children and a granddaughter and grandson.

travis-and-judy-300x300Travis Deans

Youth Ministries
Pastor Travis has served part-time on Cherry Tree’s staff since 2004 in a variety of roles. He has a BA Degree in Youth Ministry from Moody Bible Institute and also works with Teens for Christ helping students around the greater Pittsburgh region start Bible Clubs in their schools. Travis grew up in Confluence and graduated from Turkeyfoot High School. He and his wife Judy were married in November 2004 and they have four children. Contact Pastor Travis


Andrea Taylor

Administrative Assistant

Andrea Taylor graduated from Laurel Business Institute in 2010 with an Associate Degree in Office Administration and began working full-time at Cherry Tree Alliance Church in 2012. In October 2014, Andrea married the love of her life, Bryson. Andrea loves reading mystery novels, writing letters to children all over the world through Compassion, and spending time with family and friends.

Marshall Fike

Worship Ministries

Marshall was born and raised in Uniontown, Pennsylvania graduating from Laurel Highlands High School in 1988. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. In 1994 Marshall started his career in the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections as a Correctional Officer. Marshall began dating Christie in October of 1999 and the two were married in March of 2001. They now have two wonderful children, Noah and Alyssa. He retired from the Department of Corrections in 2016 and started a new career path in music ministry full time not only as the Worship Director at Cherry Tree Alliance Church, but also as a Christian recording artist. Marshall is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and songwriter who is focused on where the Lord is leading both him and his music. He has played varying roles in worship teams for more than a decade and is excited to see what God has in store for the worship ministry at Cherry Tree Alliance Church.



Gwen Shoaf

Children’s Ministries

Gwen Shoaf grew up in Uniontown and graduated from Uniontown High School. Gwen currently serves as a campus minister with the CCO at Penn State Fayette Campus and is also on our staff at Cherry as our Children’s Ministry Director. Gwen and her husband Brian have been involved in our church for many years now. Contact Gwen