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Governance-Staff

Pastor

Rev. Dr. Robyn Gray

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Moderator

Patricia Grinnell

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Trish is our current Moderator and presides at all meetings of the Church Council and of the Congregation.  She has a lot of responsibilities regarding the governance of this church - too numerous to list!  This is a volunteer position with a term of 3 years.




Vice Moderator/ Stewardship Chair

Tony Vengrove

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Tony is our Vice-Moderator and Stewardship chair on the Church Council.  He serves as backup for the Moderator's duties and also is responsible for managing financial stewardship of this congregation, and in particular the annual stewardship campaign.  This is a volunteer position with a term of 3 years.




Treasurer

Michelle Gorra

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Michelle is the chief financial officer of the Church, and ex-officio member of the finance committee.  She sits on the Church Council, providing periodic reports and details to the Council and congregation regarding financial activity and oversees the Bookkeeper.  The Treasurer is a volunteer position.




Bookkeeper

Kathleen Sauvageau

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Kathleen is the person you would contact for any day-to-day transactional questions such as contributions, expenses, reimbursements, payroll, etc. She is available by email or in person or phone by appointment.




Clerk / Hospitality Deacon

Susan Elliott

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Sue is our Clerk, managing minutes for our Council and Congregational meetings.  She is also our Deacon heading up all hospitality here at the church and is the Deacon representative on the Church Council.




Lead Worship Deacon

Dan Lovallo

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Deacon Dan is our Lead Deacon for Worship related matters.  You can direct questions, comments or suggestions about worship at this church to him.




Lead Pastoral Care Deacon

Wayne Hileman

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Wayne is our Lead Pastoral Care Deacon and is a primary contact to report any special needs of members.




Chair, Trustees

Ben Grinnell

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Ben manages our facilities (Meeting House, Parish House, Woodruff House apartment building, and grounds for all.)  It is a big job!  He works with Al Trowbridge, our sexton, to keep these buildings in good repair.  He sees to it that we are good stewards of the property that has been entrusted to us.  As Trustee, Al sits on the church council, is also a volunteer with a term of 3 years that began in July 2020.




Sexton

Al Trowbridge

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Al keeps our Meeting House and Parish House clean and in good working order and attends to other maintenance issues as needed.  He opens and closes the buildings Monday through Friday and on Sundays. 




Chair, Christian Education

MIllie Johnson

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Director of Christian Education

Carrie Loyd

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Find out more about our Christian Education programs on the Christian Education Page.




Chair, Finance

Steve Wadelton

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Chair, Missions

Jim Esslinger

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Chair, Music

Alecia Evans

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Organist/ Choir Director

Jesse Ofgang

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Access Music Ministry pages.




Chair, Personnel

John Lintner

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Administrative Assistant

Karen Esslinger

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