Bob Merrill, Retired Pastor, effective September 26, 2021
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 since 1980. She is a retired executive from IBM. Their daughter, Elizabeth, who grew up in the Kearsarge area, now resides in Nashville and works in health care metrics and patient care management software.
Bob was honorably retired by the Presbytery of Northern New England at the conclusion of worship on Sunday, September 26, 2021.
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 four grandchildren. You can see them out on their tandem bike.
Maria Barnard, Church Office Manager
Maria became the Office Manager at KCPC on June 1, 2021.
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.
Jason Paquette, Church Accompanist
Jason is originally from Concord, NH, where he began playing piano in local churches as a teenager. He attended Wake Forest University in North Carolina, where he continued to develop his musical skills as an active participant in the music department. Despite working full time in technology, Jason has continued to play piano and organ at various churches in the local area, and was excited to join the KCPC staff in January 2019. He and his wife Elisa live in Contoocook, NH with their two daughters.
TBA, Nursery Coordinator