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)
 
Diaconate:

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)

 

Trustees:

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 following:

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) Merrie Hedler

Event Coordinating Committee: (elected for three years, eligible for re-election 2024) Sandy Dudek, Keith Harrison, Linda Kent-Farinha, Chuck Norris

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The following committees are appointed by the Standing Committee:

 

Nominating Committee:

Robert Vescovi - 1 years (2022)

Sharon Breen - 2 years (2023)

Wendy Zajac - 3 years (2024)

(Pastor)

 

Pastoral Relations Committee: Tim Bowles, Sharon Breen

 

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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

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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.

MAY 22 – SEPTEMBER 4

Summer Schedule with one service on Sundays at 9:30A.

The Adult Choir rehearsals have ended for the summer.

We will resume on Thursday, Sept. 8.

Special Music

If you have a talent that you would like to share at our morning services, please sign your name and phone number on the bulletin board located in front of Dudek Hall.
 

 

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.

Thank you

The Food Pantry is open July 20 from 10A -Noon.

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Contact Us

Preston City Congregational Church

 

321 Route 164

Preston, CT 06365

 

Office: (860) 886-7200 

Phone: (860) 887-4647

Fax: (860) 887-4647

 

email: pccc@snet.net

 

Office hours are 9A -12P, M-F

 

"Where Friends

Become

Family"



Sunday Worship: 9, 10:30 A

SummerWorship: 9:30 A

 

We are handicap accessible.

Click on the icon above for live webstreaming of our worship service and a viewable archive of past services!

Website contact:

Northeast Fellowship Website:nefellowship.org

 

National Association website: www.naccc.org