Boards & Committees
Below is a list of the officers, committee members and representatives, both
currently serving and elected for 2021:
Clerk - Susan Brosnan (2022)
Church Treasurer - Shirley Hodkinson (2022)
Assistant Treasurer - Patricia Marino (2022)
Financial Secretary – Sue Creamer (2022)
Assistant Financial Secretary – Karen Talbot (2024)
Moderator - Lynwood Crary (2022)
Historian – Robert Vescovi (2024)
Lee Ann Fessenden - Senior Deacon- 1 year
Wendy Zajac - 2 years
Andrew Kuvent - 3 years
Kim Lang - 4 years
Robert Vescovi - 5 years
Steven Orlomoski - 6 years
Diaconate Fund Treasurer - Patricia Marino
Memorial Fund Treasurer - Debi Berube (2024)
Felix Prokop - 1 year
Matthew Schroeder - 1 year
Robert Berube - 2 years
Glenn Heavens & Mary Ann Lajoie - 2 years
Richard Chalifoux - 3 years
John Ryan - 3 years
Board of Religious Education:
Wendy Abrahamson - 1 year
Melissa Stankiewicz* - 1 year
Joan Racicot - 2 years
Jonathan Rowe - 2 years
Anne Klewin - 3 years
Hunter Bustamante - 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) Rebecca Hale, Richard Bustamante
Auditors: Nancy Obreiter, Phyllis Knutson (2024)
Stewardship Committee: Pastor; (one-year term, eligible for re-election) Kimberly Lang, Carolyn Shea, Robert Berube, Sally Exley
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) Joan Racicot
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: Robin Lyon, 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)
Dennis Lund, 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, Dan Bolles, Barbara Hellmers, Kaye Schlough, Norma Schlough, Joy Chalifoux, Richard Chalifoux
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 commitees are appointed by the Standing Committee:
Robert Vescovi - 1 years (2022)
Sharon Breen - 2 years (2023)
Wendy Zajac - 3 years (2024)
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
Pastoral Relations Committee: Tim Bowles, Sharon Breen
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!
Offering envelopes for 2022 are available on a table in the mid-level hallway if you requested them. 2021 Receipts are also available. Contact Financial Secretary Sue Creamer if you have questions.
Annual Meeting - Sunday, February 13, 2022 at noon.
The Adult Choir rehearsals are canceled for the month of January.
The Clothing Shed is open.
Please place donations in bags and tie them.
We accept clothing, shoes, blankets, curtains, towels, etc.
Food Pantry open Wednesday February 16th 10AM-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
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