Pastors and Staff

Pastors and Staff

Senior Pastor

Rev. Pam McGrath

Rev. Pamela McGrath has been called to be the 17th settled senior pastor, and the first female senior pastor of First Church.  She will begin her ministry with us in August, 2017.  Her first Sunday with us will be August 20. Read more about Pastor Pam.  

Associate Pastor

Rev. Marisa Brown Ludwig

In November, 2013, we called Marisa Brown Ludwig as our Acting Associate Pastor. Marisa brings more than fifteen years as a worship leader, church musician, and alternative worship team collaborator to her new position.  While working full time and raising two boys with her husband Peter, she attended seminary at [more…]

Director of Music

Dan Inglis

A conductor, singer, voice teacher, multi-instrumentalist, music educator, and composer, Dan joined the staff of First Church of Christ in October, 2016. Dan previously served as Director of Music at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, one of the largest Roman Catholic parishes in the Diocese of Springfield, where he worked [more…]

Director of Communication

Deb Garrity

Deb has served as the Director of Communication since October, 2007. In this role she manages the First Church website, produces the monthly Church on the Green newsletter, curates and sends the weekly Church E-news, and manages the church social media accounts.  She is also the chief church photographer and [more…]

Transitional Senior Pastor

Rev. Dr. Jay Terbush

Rev. Dr. Jay Terbush served our church as transitional pastor from Fall, 2012 through June 18, 2017. Summary Name Rev. Dr. Jay Terbush Job Title Transitional Senior Pastor Company First Church of Christ in Longmeadow, UCC