Pastor Scott Shaffer

Lead Pastor

Pastor Scott is originally from Butler, PA and has served as a United Methodist Pastor in Fox Chapel since 2016.

Scott grew up at Crossfire, a contemporary-worship campus of Butler First UMC that was started in 1999. After studying Theology and English at Eastern University near Philadelphia, Scott went to seminary at Duke Divinity School while serving as a student pastor in two rural North Carolina churches.

Scott is passionate about vibrant worship, social justice ministries, and working for unity among churches of different denominations. Some of his hobbies include ceramics, whittling, hunting, skiing, and watching movies.

Scott’s partner in crime is Shannon, and their two accomplices are Lillian and Theodore.