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.
INCLEMENT WEATHER CANCELLATIONS
TUNE IN to Television Channel 3 (WFSB) or you may check our Facebook page or this
website, or call the office
(860 887-4647). A message
will be announced on the answering machine.
When Sunday School is
cancelled, church is NOT CANCELLED unless specifically
announced. We have been assured that when we post on Channel 3, they notify all the local radio stations.
Members & Friends:
Memorial Poinsettias will be placed on the altar on Christmas Sunday,
December 18 and our
Bell Choir will present special music.
THE DECEMBER SENIOR LUNCH is scheduled for December 13th at noon for those who are 62 years and older and regularly attend our church. Join us for soups, sandwiches, and homemade desserts. We are limited to 60 attendees, but names will be taken for a waiting list. There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board or you may call the church office.
Our Candlelight Christmas Eve service will be at 8P.
Services on December 25 and January 1 will be held at 10:30A. Communion will be observed on January 1.
2 BIBLE STUDIES are offered this Fall.
Monday Morning Bible Study will be taking a Holiday break and resuming in the new year.
The Jean Miller Memorial Cookie Sale will be held on December 17, 2022
from 9A - 2P.
The Rada Cutlery & Gifts pick-up is December 17th as well.
Coffee Hour follows both Sunday services.
BINGO at Strawberry Park
has concluded for the season. Thank you to all who assisted.
The Clothing Shed is open.
Please place donations in bags and tie them.
We accept all soft goods: clothing, shoes, blankets, curtains, towels, etc.
The Food Pantry is open December 21, 10A -Noon.
We will be open for church family and friends December 18 following services.
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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
9 A, 10:30 A
We are handicap accessible.
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