Member Resources


Fill out a Pew Card and put it in the collection basket, or
Call the office, 860-875-7580, or
Contact Senior Pastor Rev. Robin Bird
Video of June 29, 2014 Reception of New Members


Senior Pastor Rev. Robin Bird
Director of Christian Education Debi Hockenberry
Church Secretary Nancy Young
Minister of Music Leanne Connolly
Organist James Burr
Director of Stephen Ministry Rev. Joanne Myer
Junior Choir Director Althea Madigan
Sunday School Superintendent Deb Hampton
Child Care Coordinator Jen Jensen
Moderator Sue Mias
Board of Deacons Greg Mias
Board of Trustees Bob O’Gara (rotating – April)
Board of Christian Education Millie Oliphant, Marlene Bennett
Board of Missions Valerie Ellis
Board of Music Andy Myer
Human Resources Committee Paul Shimer
Ways and Means Sue Pilkons
Furnishings and Memorials Sally Sullivan
Memorial Garden Jane Morse
Teaching Parish Karen Prewo
Communications Ministry Gerry Dyar


Scout sunday 50th anniversary

LINKS: To organizations that we work with…




Former Pastors

Inerim Senior Pastor 10/1/2015 -5/1/2016
The Rev. Suzanne L. Personette
Rev. Suz received her Master of Divinity degree in 1995 from Pacific School of Religion, one of 9 theological seminaries that comprise the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA. Suzanne has served settled and interim ministries in Indiana, Michigan, and Connecticut for 20 years, and served The First Congregational Church of Vernon as our Interim Minister. Suzanne is married to the Rev. Kenneth Peterkin, who pastors The First Congregational Church, UCC, in Essex, CT. Suzanne enjoys spending time with Ken, their 14 year old son, Abraham (Abe), reading, biking, yoga, and walking the family’s 9 year old Golden Retriever, Augie. Suzanne is in love with God, her neighbor, and thrills to spread the message of our belovedness. You are the light and love of the world! She was delighted to have been on a journey with First Church of Vernon, and invites you to delight in them, too!

Senior Pastor 1/1/2013 - 8/31/15

The Rev. Meg Watson
August 23, 2015 Rev. Watson's Last Sermon
Pastor Meg's 8/21 Last EMail
Pastor' Meg's 7/30 EMail
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