Rector Search
Rector

 

Christ Church is in the Search process for a new Rector.

Process Stage: Gathering information for a Parish Profile

Watch here for information and links

 

Our Interim Priest is The Rev. Rebecca Black

interimccw@gmail.com

Sasha Killewald
Warden
Sasha Killewald

I joined Christ Church in:
November 2010

I have held this position since:
January 2016

What I would like to accomplish in my position:
improving record-keeping and long-term planning; facilitating individual and communal discernment

Other positions I have held include:
Junior Warden, vestry member, stewardship co-chair, acolyte/LEM coordinator

My favorite thing about CC is:
the way the liturgy, sermons, and education groups encourage me to stretch and deepen my faith.

A Fun Fact about me is:
I read celebrity gossip sites every day.

Contact me about:
I am a Warden so feel free to ask about anything!

wardens@christchurchwaltham.org

Doug Whittington
Treasurer

I joined Christ Church in:
2011

I have held this position since:
January 2017

What I would like to accomplish in my position:
maintain balanced budgets every year, pay every bill on time, and grow our revenue base.

My favorite thing about CC is:
the friendliness of the people in the congregation.

A Fun Fact about me is:
my first paid job was as a ride operator at an amusement park.

Contact me about:
Finances

treasurer@christchurchwaltham.org

Pam Hopkins
Clerk
Pam Hopkins

I joined Christ Church in:
2005

I have held this position since:
2017

What I would like to accomplish in my position:
Create a disaster plan for Christ Church.

Other positions I have held include:
Member of the Altar Guild, Coffee Hour, and Field Stone Fair committee.

My favorite thing about CC is:
Its people!

A Fun Fact about me is:
Medieval Welsh Arthurian poetry is my specialty.

Anna Jones
Vestry Member, Day Center Coordinator
Anna Jones

I joined Christ Church in:
2011

I have held this position since:
2015

What I would like to accomplish in my position:
I would like to have a more hands on role in Christ Church’s mission to spread love, generosity of spirit, compassion and understanding throughout the community (and the world).

Other positions I have held include:
Community Day Center monthly volunteer organizer

My favorite thing about CC is:
The people. Hands down. Christ Churchers have the biggest hearts and hold nothing back when it comes to giving of their time and talents.

A Fun Fact about me is:
Every year I get a little closer to being Indiana Jones. I can drive a forklift, fly a plane, hogtie a calf, ballroom dance, shoot more accurately than a stormtrooper, I wrote two dissertations, and in some circles am considered an expert on the Knights Templar.

Contact me about:
About the daycenter.

daycenter@christchurchwaltham.org

Chris Leonardo
Warden
Chris Leonardo

I joined Christ Church in:
2009

I have held this position since:
2015

Other positions I hold include:
Godly Play Doorkeeper/Assistant

My favorite thing about CC is:
The Peace. I remember my first experience at Christ Church and the warmth and connection I felt as people left their seats and filled the aisles to exchange Peace.

A Fun Fact about me is:
In many aspects of my life people refer to me as Leo and months after meeting new people they are surprised to find out my real name is Chris.

Contact me about:
I am a Warden so feel free to ask about anything!

wardens@christchurchwaltham.org

Cathy Hughes
Fellowship
Cathy Hughes

I joined Christ Church in:
around 1972

I have held this position since:
seems like forever!

What I would like to accomplish in my position:
Have more people sign up for coffee hour so everyone only does it once every 3 or 4 months.

Other positions I hold include:
Fellowship, coffee hour supplies, the count on Sundays, and I do the scheduling for the coffee hour & counters. I volunteer at Grandma’s Attic & pantry. I established & headed the Diaper Depot for 7 ½ years until last year.

My favorite thing about CC is:
the people

A Fun Fact about me is:
that I owned a boat for 40+ years.

Contact me about:
Coffee Hour and Church community events

fellowship@christchurchwaltham.org

Erin Jensen
Children's Ministries, Diaper Depot Coordinator, Vestry Member
Erin Jensen

I joined Christ Church in:
2008

I have held this position since:
2009

What I would like to accomplish in my position:
I would like to provide an environment that acknowledges and develops the individual relationship between each child at Christ Church and God

My favorite thing about CC is:
The Christmas Pageant!

A Fun Fact about me is:
I am claustrophobic.

Contact me about:
Children’s Ministries and to register for Godly Play classes

godlyplay@christchurchwaltham.org

Suzanne Hughes
Fundraising Events
Suzanne Hughes

I joined Christ Church in:
around 1973

I have held this position since:
February 2010

What I would like to accomplish in my position:
Recycle, earn money for the church, help provide clothing and household items to low income families in our community.

Other positions I have held include:
Counter, Coffee Hour, Godly Play Storyteller & Doorkeeper, Youth Group Leader, Vestry member, Chair of Fieldstone Fair, Events Committee Leader & Treasurer

My favorite thing about CC is:
the people.

A Fun Fact about me is:
I teach water aerobics

Contact me about:
Fundraising Events

attic@christchurchwaltham.org

Warren Barrett
Building Committee
Warren Barrett

I joined Christ Church in:
1966

I have held this position:
for about 20 years

What I would like to accomplish in my position:
keep the church and property up to date

Other positions I have held include:
Warden, Vestry

My favorite thing about CC is:
working with the people of the church

A Fun Fact about me is:
I’m like a church mouse, I am always here somewhere.

Daniel Jared Shapiro
Minister of Music

I started this position in:
July 2015

What I would like to accomplish in my position:
I hope to enrich the Word of God through music, as this has the wondrous power to revitalize and restore the soul.

Other positions I have held include:
Music Director at the North Branford Congregational Church (North Branford, CT) and Hawthorne Reformed Church (Hawthorne, NY)

My favorite thing about CC is:
the warm and inviting atmosphere created by its dedicated members.

A Fun Fact about me is:
I lived in Heidelberg and Mannheim Germany for 3 years studying piano and musicology.

Contact me about:
Please feel free to contact me about anything music related, especially about matters concerning musical participation in the worship service.

music@christchurchwaltham.org