Jake Russo

Youth Pastor

Jake has been working at HFC since August of 2020. Jake graduated from Cedarville in 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies with a minor in Youth Ministry. While at Cedarville, he met his wife Michaela, and they were married in February 2020.

When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up? I always loved history as a child and thought I would be a history teacher like my Grandfather.

Where were you born? I was born in Chambersburg, PA.

What are three things you can’t live without? My journaling Bible, books, and my phone.

What are two things nobody would guess about you? 1. I’m an only child. 2. I hate cotton balls.

What is some of your favorite music? I love worship music! Two of my favorites are Shane & Shane and CityAlight. I also really like Ben Rector.

What is a guilty pleasure? Mexican Food & Ice Cream

What is your favorite place to eat in Springfield? …El Toro…

What is your favorite Bible verse? I don’t like having to pick just one, but, for now, I’ll say Jude 1:24-25.

24 Now to him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of his glory with great joy, 25 to the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time 8 and now and forever. Amen. – Jude 1:24-25