Laurie PuglianoSpecial Needs Ministry Program Coordinator
Laurie is a native to the Pittsburgh area, having grown up in Penn Hills. She along with her husband, Roger and their two children moved to Peters Township in 2000 and began attending The Bible Chapel in 2004.
When her children were younger, Laurie served in Children’s Ministry as an Upwards Cheer Coach, VBS Crew Leader and classroom teacher. Later, she served in the Special Needs Ministry where her involvement in the adult special needs bi-monthly outings, children’s day camps, VBS Special Needs Team, Night to Shine and Sunday school teaching brought her much joy.
Laurie received her Bachelor’s Degree and Elementary Education Certification from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to her current position, she held teaching positions with Franklin Regional School District, Westminster Nursery School and most recently was on staff in the Autistic Support classroom at McMurray Elementary School. She is excited to bring together these experiences to serve the Chapel’s special needs youth and adults and share the message of Jesus’ love for them.