Bob Merrill, Pastor
Bob is the 2nd installed pastor to serve KCPC. He arrived from Georgia in 2001, where he had served as both a pastor and Associate Pastor since 1991. Prior to that Bob served churches in KY and NJ. He and his wife Ginger have been married 39 years. She is a retired executive from IBM. Their daughter, Elizabeth, who grew up in the Kearsarge area, now resides in Nashville and works for software company specializing in health care management.
Roberta Hollinger, Dir. of Christian Education
Roberta is a charter member of KCPC. She began teaching Sunday School in the Ladies’ Room at Colby Sawyer when KCPC was a fellowship in 1986. She has been involved in the KCPC Sunday School programs ever since. She retired from teaching, and joined the KCPC staff in 2009. She and her husband Jeff have four children, and two grand children. You can see them out on their tandem bike.
Megan Rowlands, Church Office Manager
Megan became the Office Manager in September 2019. She grew up in Newport, and after attending college, working and meeting her husband in Jacksonville, Florida, returned to Newport. She also has a 10-month old daughter, Thea.
Lorraine Christy, Church Keeper
Lorraine became the Church Keeper at KCPC in January 2012. She is originally from Poughkeepsie, New York. Lorraine loves to cook, garden and shop (vintage is a plus). She has 3 Granddaughters who are wonderful. She runs her own residential and commercial cleaning business. Lorraine resides in Andover.
Fran Steven-Putnam, Director of Music
Fran joined the KCPC staff as Music Director in January 2016. In 2011, she relocated here from Connecticut where she served as a choral director and professional soloist for many years. Fran adores teaching voice students of all ages. She and her husband, Gerry, are blessed to live on a beautiful farm and love working together in their recording studio. Along with their shared love of music and family, Fran and Gerry love to spend time at their summer home in the high peaks of the Adirondacks.
Jason Paquette, Church Accompanist
Jason became the Church Accompanist in January 2019.
Amanda Lauster, Nursery Coordinator