Nancy Head Shot for RaymondRev. Nancy Foran – pastor

Rev. Nancy Foran became our pastor in 2005. She graduated from Yale Divinity School with a Master of Divinity degree in 1975 and was awarded the Downes Prize for Preaching. Rev. Nancy is also qualified to administer and interpret the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI) and the Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children (MMTIC).  She is also a certified mediator in the State of Maine.  Rev. Nancy was chosen to participate in the Summer Collegium in Support of Small Church Ministry in 2008 and was awarded a National Clergy Renewal Grant in 2010. In addition, she holds a Master’s degree in human resources management from the University of Minnesota.

Rev. Nancy has been a campus chaplain at the University of Vermont and the University of Minnesota. In addition to doing pastoral ministry, visitation ministry, and Christian education at several different churches, she has served as interim pastor for a number of United Church of Christ congregations in Maine.

Rev. Nancy can be reached at pastor@rvccme.org.

 

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Karen Strange – music director

Karen Strange has been our music director since 2012.  She has a bachelor’s degree in music education with concentrations in piano and voice.  Karen has taught privately and has also worked as a band and choral teacher at Catherine McAuley High School.  Karen has been directing church choirs and sharing her gifts for music in churches since 1983.  In addition, she has been actively involved as music director and show pianist for Freeport Community Players, Portland Lyric Theater, and Windham Center Stage Theater.  She has also directed the District II Honors Chorus as well as several high school and community choruses.

Karen can be reached at kstrange228@gmail.com.

Lori Lambert – secretary

Lori Lambert has been our church secretary for over a decade.  Lori answers the phones, formats and prints our weekly and special bulletins, prints our monthly newsletter, and keep us on our toes as she keeps the office humming.

Lori can be reached at office@rvccme.org.