Roxborough Church stands in the long-historied and faithful reformed tradition. While our beliefs are unique to us, the local church, they remain consistent with the historical understandings of the Church.



8230 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19128



© 2019 Roxborough Church

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Director of Educational Programs

Christina Gomez

Christina Gomez has been at Roxy Preschool since its beginning in 2014 when it was known as The Philadelphia Project Preschool. She taught there for 3 years before serving as the preschool director from 2017-2019. Christina received her BS in Education and holds a teaching certification in the state of Pennsylvania. She is now pursuing her Masters in Education at Cairn University. Christina is passionate about sharing Christ in our community through education.


Jodie Gasko is serving her second year at The Philadelphia Project.  She is the mother of three children (two girls and a boy). Jodie is excited to help her students use the necessary tools and skills to become more independant. She is enthusiastic about teaching our youngest learners spiritually and academically.

2-Year Old Class Teacher



Kim Karl went to Chestnut Hill College, received her Bachelor’s degree in Early Education, and is a certified teacher in Pennsylvania. Kim has been with the Philadelphia Project volunteering and working with Fuel since 2012 and began teaching at the Preschool in 2015. Kim was born and raised in Philadelphia and is so thankful that she can now educate kids mentally and spiritually in her community.

3-Year Old Class Teacher



Donna attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Manor College where she studied Early Childhood Education. She also holds a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential as well. Donna has worked with young children since 2003. Donna has been a part of the preschool staff since 2015. A mother of two, Michaela and William, she enjoys spending time with family. In her free time she loves to bake and she loves being a band mom of an award winning High school Marching Band! Donna loves that she can teach children and share the love of Christ among the families.

3-Year Old Class Assistant Teacher



Cheryl Colubriale is a Roxborough native that has been in childcare for over 25 years. She has been a part of the Preschool staff since 2014. Cheryl is also involved in many local charities and services the community as a crossing guard for our students!

Pre-K 1 Class Assistant Teacher



Mary Clampet attended Ohio State University. She has been an assistant in the Preschool for a year and a half. She loves being with the children to see them grow in learning about loving others through God’s love.

Pre-K 1 Class Assistant Teacher



Michelle Rehmann graduated from the University of Delaware and is certified in Elementary and Special Education. The last two years, she taught second grade in Wilmington, Delaware. She loves the mission of Roxy Preschool to educate children in a loving and faith-based environment.

Pre-K 2 Class Teacher



Erika graduated from Arcadia University in 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. She has a passion for instilling kids with a love for God and the Church at a young age.

Assistant Teacher & Aftercare Teacher



After-School Staff

Marcus Jackson

Marcus lives in Roxborough with his wife, Jessica, and daughter, Evangeline. He has been heavily involved in our after-school and camp programs since 2017. He has enjoyed leading the entire group of students while also leading small group for the 1st-3rd graders. Marcus is also Roxborough Church's Admin & Director of Communications.

After-School Staff

Amy Karl

Amy is a Roxborough native and has been attending Roxborough Church for more than 45 years. She and her husband Mike got married in 1988.  They are proud of their adult children, Kimberly and Emily.  Amy enjoys camping, music, and taking care of members of the community.  Amy is the Food Ministry Coordinator for Roxborough Church and cares for the Senior Citizens and the Food Insecure in our neighborhood.  She also cares for our Kindergarteners at our after-school program and has done so for a number of years.

After-School Staff

Shawna Rae Bratton

Hometown: Feasterville, PA

Education Background: Pursuing Bachelors in Psychology at Eastern University

Why I love Roxy After-school: "I love getting to work with the kids!"

After-School Staff

Kikelomomi "Kike" Olayinka-Yusuf

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Education Background: Pursuing Bachelors in Criminal Justice at Penn State University

Why I love Roxy After-school: "Because there are children and staff from different schools, stories, and experiences."

After-School Staff

Emily Phillips

Hometown: Clover, South Carolina

Education Background: Pursuing Bachelors in Education at Cairn University

Why I love Roxy After-school: "I love Roxy because of the students who come here. I enjoy getting to invest in them and in their education. Their joy is infectious!"

After-School Staff

Sean Burke

Hometown: Silver Spring, MD

Education Background: BS in Business Administration from Saint Joseph's University

Why I love Roxy After-school: "II know how ipmactful my after-school leaders were in my life, so it's only right to make that difference in other kids' lives!"