Executive Staff

David Twiss - Lead Pastor

Pastor Dave Twiss has been married to his wife, Laura since 1982. They have three wonderful children and four grandchildren, Melissa Timony her husband James, and daughters Lorelai, and Aurora,  Heather Cicilioni  her husband John, son Jackson, and daughter Charlotte, and Thomas. Next to God, his love and passion is for his wife and children. In their family, ministry is a family affair.
He was raised here at Green Ridge Assembly and grew up in a home where his parents served as volunteers in various ministry positions at Green Ridge Assembly as well. He grew up in Scranton, and graduated from Scranton Central High School. He feels that he has been called to minister here to the people of Green Ridge Assembly as well as to the community as a whole.
He has served as lead pastor of Green Ridge Assembly since March of 2005, and has served full-time as a staff pastor since 1986. He was also involved as a lay leader for a number of years previous to going on staff full-time. He also serves as the Presbyter for the Northeast Section of the Pennsylvania-Delaware District of the Assemblies of God Ministry Network.
His ministry passions include preaching, worshipping, and serving. He believes that all his time is spent in the presence of the Lord, and enjoys His fellowship in all his endeavors. His hobbies include learning, participating in sports, and all things outdoors. He has a large garden and holds his time outdoors as personal therapy time.

Heather Twiss-Cicilioni

Associate Pastor

Heather serves as an Associate Pastor with a portfolio in Worship Arts and Media. She has attended Green Ridge Assembly all her life and in 2012 joined the staff.  Heather graduated from the University of Valley Forge, Phoenixville, PA with a BA in Church Music and a BS in Music Education.  In 2014 she became an Ordained Minister with the Assemblies of God. In September of 2015 Heather married the love of her life, Rev. John Cicilioni. They have two children, Jackson and Charlotte.

Melissa Timony

Associate Pastor

Melissa serves as an Associate Pastor with a portfolio in Children's Ministry. She is a graduate of the University of Valley Forge with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She has been a licensed minister since 2012. She is married to her husband James and they have two daughters, Lorelai and Aurora. She enjoys dancing, crafting, and being with her family. 

Laura Twiss

Executive Administrator

Along with serving in a supportive ministry role with Pastor Dave at Green Ridge since 1986, Laura has served as the church administrator since 2005.   As executive administrator Laura keeps the happenings of Green Ridge running smoothly. From calendars to building maintenance and everything in between, when you have a question Laura knows the answer! The greatest joy of her life is spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Church Board

Jonathan Davis

Vice President

Karen Liples



Jeremy Bonebrake


Dave Smith

Missions Secretary

Fred Beers

Building Overseer

Patsy Jackson

Property and Vehicle Overseer

A/G Credential Holders Serving @ Green Ridge

John Cicilioni

Joe Finan

Michael Revilak

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