Leadership

Our Ministers

  • Rev. Jeffrey Rider

    Senior Minister

    Jeff has been Senior Pastor since 2003.

  • Rev. Megan Cullip

    Associate Minister for Youth

    Rev. Megan Cullip believes that youth ministry is family-focused ministry…

  • David Stambaugh

    Minister of Faith Formation

    Dave is a licensed minister with the United Church of Christ and joined the staff of GFC in September 2015. His primary areas of responsibility include adult spiritual formation, congregational care, working with our SENIORS & FRIENDS ministry, and helping to foster a deep sense of hospitality and community.

  • Rick Tripodi

    Minister of Music

    GFC’s Minister of Music is Greenwich native, Rick Tripodi.

  • Rev. John Twiname

    Minister Emeritus

    John was named Minister Emeritus after retiring in the spring of 2014.

Children and Youth Team

  • Rev. Megan Cullip

    Associate Minister for Youth

    Rev. Megan Cullip believes that youth ministry is family-focused ministry…

  • LaQruishia Gill

    Interim Director of Children's Ministry

    LaQruishia is Interim Director of Children’s Ministry.

  • Tyler Ung

    2nd and 3rd Grade Sunday School Teacher

    In addition to continuing his teaching and music ministry with children and youth, Tyler will be assisting with Confirmation this year.

  • Mia Tabib

    Pre-School Sunday School Teacher

    Mia Tabib is a 2nd year M. Div student at Yale Divinity School and is teaching in our Pre-School Sunday School classroom.

  • Daniel Smith

    4th and 5th Grade Sunday School Teacher

    Dan is a third year MAR student at Yale Divinity School and is teaching in our Sunday School 4th and 5th Grade classroom.

  • Paul Daniels

    Kindergarten & 1st Grade Sunday School Teacher

    Paul is a first year M. Div student at Yale Divinity School and is teaching in our Sunday School Kindergarten and First Grade classroom.

  • Teri Nasi

    Children's Ministry Assistant

    Teri Nasi serves as our Children’s Ministry Assistant.

  • Maureen Fay

    Nursery Care

    Maureen Fay provides nursery care for our youngest children.

Our Support Staff

  • Claire England

    Director of Operations

    Director of Operations

  • Kara Sullivan

    Operations Coordinator-Communications

    Kara’s primary role is communications-based activities, with broader inclusion in church and departmental events, programs and activities.

  • Kris Seaborne

    Administrative Assistant

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  • Bob Custer

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