Church Staff and Leadership
David Peters has been serving the Roxbury Congregational Churches its' Minister since 1986. A native of Wallingford, Connecticut, Mr. Peters received a Bachelor of Science degree from Central Connecticut State College and a MDiv. degree from the Andover Newton Theological School in Newton Centre, Massachusetts. Prior to being called to his present position, David has served at churches in Danbury, CT, Waltham, MA, Glastonbury and Stafford Springs, CT.
Recently, David was named as one of the "Top 50 Most Influencial People in Litchfield Couny" by Litchfield Magazine. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Ct Conference of the United Church of Christ, as a Director of the United Church Board for World Ministries and as a staff member at the Silver Lake Conference Center. He is active in the community, serving on a number of boards and committees including the Roxbury Sr. Housing Board as a CT cetified Emergency Medical Technician serving as Asst. Chief and crew member with Roxbury EMS, on the regional substance abuse council. David was asked to be one of the Co-chairs of the Now, For the Future! capital campaign for Silver Lake Conference Center on behalf of the United Church of Christ congregations in Connecticut. He counts Silver Lake in Sharon as an important place on his spiritual journey toward ordination. It is also where he met his wife, Susan! He has also been listed in Who's Who in American Religion.
He is married to Susan Zappulla-Peters, a pastry chef and native of Torrington, and they have two children, Kyla, a graduate of Quinnipiac University, working with autistic children, and Kirby, who will be a Sr. at Shepaug High School. David's interests include trains, Mac computers, listening to adult alternative music including artists such as U2 and James Taylor, and being a handyman.
On his day off during the tourist season, David can be found working as a train conductor on the Essex Steam Train and Riverboat in Essex, CT or volunteering at our Silver lake Conference Center doing light maintainence or other tasks.
Sandy has been the Minister of Music at the Church since 1998.
Nancy Glover , Church Secretary
Nancy joined our staff as Church Secretary in March of 2012. She is a native of New Fairfield, CT, attended Middlebury College and had careers in journalism for local newspapers. She recently moved back to this area and joined our church. She is an artist and is a welcome addition to our staff.
Bruce Rossiter, Church Custodians
Bruce works to have our church clean and welcoming for all who come. We appreciate his efforts!
Church Leadership Contacts
Jay Pinchbeck, Church Historian, 860-350-0529
Jeanne Steers & Lisa Roush, advisors for Jr. Pilgrim Fellowship (grades 6-8)
Prayer Group: Diane Meade
Prayer Shawl Ministry: Lisa Richardson 860-210-5944
Daily Bread Food Pantry: Sue Stauffacher: 860-354-1274
Southbury Training School -Bible Stories and Songs, David Lincicome 860-354-8144
Art Show / Art For A Cause: Charlie Meade, 860-355-1584
Rummage Sale / Tag Sale: Sue Stauffacher 860-354-1274
Country Church Christmas Fair: Dawn Collette, 860-354-2667 & Pam Wilhelm
Nancy Glover, Church Secretary and Newsletter Editor, office: 860-355-1978
June 19, 2013
WORSHIP TIMESChoir Rehearsal - 9:15 am.
Sunday Worship 10:30 am.
Church School & Nursery: 10:30 am
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