Rev. Dawn Garrett-Larsen ~ Pastor
Rev. Dawn Garrett-Larsen was ordained in the United Church of Christ in 1988. She grew up in Elyria Ohio, graduated from The College of Wooster and Andover Newton Theological School. Dawn is a progressive, inclusive, energetic and spirit-filled minister. She and her husband, Jay, have been married since 1992. They have two adult children, Annie and Jesse, and two golden doodles. Dawn loves to sing, dance, play games, paddle, hike, read, walk labyrinths, take photographs, and listen to music, especially musical theater! If you are interested in learning more about her you can visit her website at https://dawngarrett-larsen.wixsite.com/mysite. You’ll find some of her photography, audio sermons, and a glimpse into the way she approaches ministry on this website. Dawn’s email address is email@example.com.
Alicia Francis ~ Office Manager
Alicia received a Bachelor of Arts in English from SUNY Fredonia and a Master of Science in Special Education from St. John Fisher College. She is certified to teach Elementary Education, Grades K through 6th, and Special Education, Grades K -12. Alicia was our CE Director from August 2009 until 2013, and is now our full-time Office Manager. She stays busy with her son who is a Junior in Highschool, who plays hockey and baseball, and her daughter, who is a freshman at West Virginia Univ., studying forensic science. Alicia’s email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Denise Morphy ~ Organist
Denise is an accomplished organist and pianist who holds a Bachelor of Music in organ performance from Nazareth College, and a Certificate in Church Music from The Leadership Program in Church Music of the Episcopal Church. She is also a member of the American Guild of Organists. She enjoys walking, reading, music, and spending time with her two grown children and grandchildren. She also teaches private piano and organ lessons.
Edith Rice ~ Choir Director
Edie received a Music Education degree in Choral Conducting from the Eastman School of Music. She has taught vocal, string and general music in the Greece and Penn Yan Central School districts and at Keuka College. Currently, she is the high school choral teacher for Pittsford Mendon High School. She also teaches private voice lessons.
Debbie Lyon ~ Christian Education Coordinator
Debbie has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech and an Associate of Applied Science in Natural Resources Conservation from Finger Lakes Community College. In addition to her civil engineering experience, Debbie has served as a missionary in Guatemala, a school teacher inBelize, and an environmental educator in Vermont and Maine. Debbie has been a member of this church for over ten years, sings in our choir, and serves on the Social Action Committee. She enjoys bike riding, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, and sunset viewing. Debbie’s email is: email@example.com