Our Pastor

See below for some of the guest ministers who join us on second Sundays.

 

Elizabeth BarnumReverend Elizabeth D. Barnum became our settled pastor on August 1, 2018. 

Originally from Connecticut, Reverend Barnum holds a B.A. magna cum laude from from UNH and a Master of Divinity from Harvard. She was ordained in the Congregational Church in Exeter, NH.   She has served as a supply pastor in western Massachusetts, as an associate minister in Rhode Island, as a Full-time Fellow in Melbourne, Australia, and most recently in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where her focus has been religious education and leadership, as well as pastoral care.


Pastort Elizabeth enjoys long walks outside, practicing yoga, conscious dance, and mindfulness.  She has an eight-year-old golden retriever named Kali.  She is available for pastoral care, conversation, or visitation.  Call her at 207-230-4037; or email her using this link:  Reverend Barnum

 

Many thanks to Reverend Richard F. Hanks, UCC, who was our bridge minister for thirteen months prior to our calling Reverend Barnum.  We are truly grateful to have had the benefit of his rich experience, his inspiring sermons, his caring ministry, and his insightful guidance during this long year of transition.   Our previous pastor of 17 years,  the Rev. Dr. Susan Stonestreet, retired as of June 30, 2017.

 

Some of the Guest Preachers who join us from time to time:

Rev. Kate Braestrup, Chaplain for the Maine Warden Service

Rev. Mair Honan, Administrator and former minister at the Portland Grace-Street Ministry

Rev. Tom Pike

Rev. Jerry LiaBraaten

T.J. Mack, Seminarian

as well as other clergy and lay leaders

 

August preachers:

Aug 6 - Rev. Barnum

Aug 12 - Rev. Barnum

Aug 19 - Rev. Pike

Aug 26 - Rev. Jerry LiaBraaten

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