Boards & Committees
Below is a list of the officers, committee members and representatives, both
currently serving and elected for 2022:
Clerk - Susan Brosnan (2025)
Church Treasurer - Shirley Hodkinson (2025)
Assistant Treasurer - Patricia Marino (2025)
Financial Secretary – Sue Creamer (2025)
Assistant Financial Secretary – Karen Talbot (2024)
Moderator - Lynwood Crary (2025)
Historian – Robert Vescovi (2024)
Wendy Zajac - Senior Deacon - 1 year
Andrew Kuvent - 2 years
Kim Lang - 3 years
Robert Vescovi - 4 years
Steven Orlomoski - 5 years
Sharon Breen - 6 years
Diaconate Fund Treasurer - Patricia Marino
Memorial Fund Treasurer - Debi Berube (2024)
Glenn Heavens - Senior Deacon - 1 year
Mary Ann Lajoie - 1 year
Robert Berube - 1 year
Richard Chalifoux - 2 years
John Ryan - 2 years
Felix Prokop - 3 years
Zachary Rousseau - 3 years
Board of Religious Education:
Joan Racicot - 1 year
Jonathan Rowe - 1 year
Anne Klewin - 2 years
Hunter Bustamante - 2 years
Loida Fessenden - 3 years
Melissa Stankiewicz - 3 years
Finance Committee: Pastor, Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer, Financial Secretary, Assistant Financial Secretary;
(Three elected members hold a one-year term, eligible for re-election) Carolyn Shea, Bob Vescovi, Chuck Norris
Members-at-Large: (One-year term) Joshua Canfield and Jessica Canfield
Auditors: Nancy Obreiter, Phyllis Knutson (2024)
Stewardship Committee: Pastor; (one-year term, eligible for re-election) Kimberly Lang, Robert Berube, Sally Exley, Bob Vescovi
Missions Committee: (one-year term, eligible for re-election) Patrick
Magowan, Merrie Hedler, Bekah Little
Delegates (NACCC): (one-year term, eligible for re-election)
Jim and Sandra Wright
Northeast Fellowship Representative: (one-year term, eligible for re-election) Jim and Sandra Wright
Bylaws Committee: Pastor, Clerk; (one-year term, eligible for re-election) Jim Wright, Nancy Musa, Jennifer Crary
Head Usher: (one-year term, eligible for re-election) Benicia Perry
Only the Committee Chair or Representative need to be a church member for the
Music Committee: Marie Quinn, Organist & Choir Director;
(one-year term, eligible for re-election)
Lydia Lavoie, John Marino, Bonnie Raue, Stella Dawley, Bekah Little
Decorating Committee: (one-year term, eligible for re-election)
Wendy Zajac, Sharon Breen
Flower Committee: (one-year term, eligible for re-election)
Doris MacLachlan, Carolyn Shea, Laura Jackson, Nancy Obreiter, Sharon Mahan; 1 Vacancy
Preston City Cemetery Association: (one-year term, eligible for re-election) Joyce Brewster
Coffee Hour Committee: (one-year term, eligible for re-election) Stella Dawley, Merrie Hedler, Kaye Schlough, Norma Schlough, Joy Chalifoux, Richard Chalifoux, John Ryan, Mary Ryan, Dwight Hopkins, Betsy Hopkins, Carol Riley, Sharon Mahan
Hospitality Representative: (one-year term, eligible for re-election)
Event Coordinating Committee: (elected for three years, eligible for re-election 2024) Sandy Dudek, Keith Harrison, Linda Kent-Farinha, Chuck Norris
The following committees are appointed by the Standing Committee:
Robert Vescovi - 1 years (2022)
Sharon Breen - 2 years (2023)
Wendy Zajac - 3 years (2024)
Pastoral Relations Committee: Tim Bowles, Sharon Breen
Pastoral Search Committee: Sharon Breen, Chair; Shari Purcell, Sandy Dudek, Pat Marino, Marissa Stankiewicz, Liz Delcore Stammel, Keith Harrison, Chris Burden, Bob Onderdonk, Andy Kuvent, Tim Bowles, LeeAnn Fessenden Disbanded 5/19/21
Standing Committee Members: (17) Pastor, Clerk, Church Treasurer, Financial Secretary, Moderator, Historian, Administrative Assistant, Senior Deacon (or designee), Head Trustee (or designee), Director of Religious Education, Board of Religious Education Chairperson (or designated alternate), 2 Members-at-Large, Missions Committee Chairperson (or designated alternate), Music Committee Chairperson (or designated alternate), Flower Committee Chairperson (or designated alternate), Finance Committee Chairperson (or designated alternate).
An (*) indicates that the person is filling an unexpired term and will be eligible for re-election.
Attention : Members & Friends!
MORNING BIBLE STUDY will be continued in the fall.
Lemonade on the Lawn
follows 9:30 A service through September 4th
BINGO at Strawberry Park began May 7th.
HELP is appreciated.
We are one of the non-profit organizations that assist at the games selling cards and receive funds which are used to offset our budget. Please sign-up if you are able to help; we need three workers to sell cards at each session. The sign-up to help is on the Bingo calendar posted on the mid-level bulletin board just outside the Sunday School hall. Lee Ann Fessenden, Lisa Fessenden, Shirley Hodkinson and Sue Riley are the co-chairmen this session.
Do you have a Personal Identification Number (PIN) necessary to help? The office has the information and forms available to get you started if you don’t! You must be a church member to receive a PIN.
Thank you to those who sign up to assist and continue to make this a successful mission for our church.
The Adult Choir rehearsals have ended for the summer.
We will resume on Thursday, Sept. 8.
MEMORIAL BRICK GARDEN
We are again offering the opportunity for you to purchase a brick to be placed in our Memorial Garden in the lower parking lot beside the walkway. You can purchase a brick in honor of, in celebration of, or in memory of someone. A 4”x 8” brick costs $75, and can have up to 3 lines of engraving and up to 18 characters per line. An 8”x 8” brick costs $125, can have up to six lines of engraving and up to 18 characters per line. Order forms can be found on the table in the mid-level hallway, at the office, or in the Little Pilgrim. Speak with Joy or Rich Chalifoux if you have any questions. Orders will be accepted through the end of July.
The Clothing Shed is open.
Please place donations in bags and tie them.
We accept clothing, shoes, blankets, curtains, towels, etc.
The Food Pantry is open July 20 from 10A -Noon.
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Preston City Congregational Church
321 Route 164
Preston, CT 06365
Office: (860) 886-7200
Phone: (860) 887-4647
Fax: (860) 887-4647
Office hours are 9A -12P, M-F
Sunday Worship: 9, 10:30 A
SummerWorship: 9:30 A
We are handicap accessible.
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