Staff & Officers

The Rev. Jack Perkins Davidson

Senior Pastor

Raised at the First Congregational Church of Greenwich, Jack Perkins Davidson first felt the call to ministry as a teenager in a very active youth ministry. He then attended Colby College studying Music, World Religion, and Math. He went straight through to Harvard Divinity School where he took part in a special program examining the way religious studies and public education intersect in our pluralistic society.

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The Rev. Clare Robert

Associate Minister

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Clare was born in Brooklyn, grew up on Long Island and attended Kirkland College in Clinton, New York. In 1973, as a young Roman Catholic woman, she felt a call to priesthood and began theologically studies with the Jesuits in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She finished her Master of Divinity degree in 1978 at Interfaith Metropolitan Theological Education, an experimental seminary in Washington D.C. This degree was later accredited by Lancaster Theological Seminary. In 2001, she was granted the degree of Master of Sacred Theology from Yale University Divinity School.

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Barb Frey

Christian Education Coordinator

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Bio coming soon

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Terese Gemme

Organist and Choir Director
Terese Gemme, a native of Massachusetts, received a Bachelor of Music degree in Sacred Music and Music Education, magna cum laude, from Anna Maria College in Paxton, Massachusetts, and a Master of Music degree in Organ Performance from The Boston Conservatory. She was awarded the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in 1994 from the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University. She has studied piano with Maureen Egan, organ and harpsichord with Stephen Long, Phillip Steinhaus, James David Christie and Donald Sutherland, and conducting with Allan Lannom, Frederick Prausnitz, James Jordan and Constantina Tsoulainou.

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Melissa Parnoff

Office Manager

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(Bio and photo coming soon)

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Ed Ercolano


Ed has been in the custodial business for 32 years, and as you can see he has been keeping our church in tip-top shape. Ed lives in Hamden, is married and has two children, Lauren and Joseph, and two dogs and two cats. Ed enjoys fishing in his spare time.

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Officers & Committee Chairs

Moderator: Amy Lynn
Treasurer: Doug Hawthorne
Clerk: Judy Offutt
Senior Deacon: Teri Osborn Kolton
Senior Trustee: Ron Offutt
Community Activities: Carolyn Paul
Benevolence: Bernadette Welsh
Christian Action: Bethany Appleby, Scott Lucker
Christian Education: Cynthia Licata, Gayle Logan
Delegates: Richard Davis, Rita McCleary
House:  Dave Giblin, Roger Johnson
Music:  Theresa Voss
Nominating:  Alice White
Hospitality and Special Events: Debby Jagielow
Memorial Services Reception Coordinator: Mary Cameron
Helping Hands (Meals and Rides) Coordinator: Ellen Schowalter 
Fellowship Ambassadors Coordinator: Debby Jagielow
Stewardship: Pam Brownell, Ellen Schowalter

Spring Glen Church webmaster: Nick Appleby

For a full list of board and committee members, click here