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Committed to Reaching Out To Our Neighbors.

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Rev. Ben Groth is a PhD Student researching the relationship between white supremacy and Christianity in the US in the Tulane University History Department. Previously, Ben served as a College Chaplain at Berea College in Berea, KY, the Associate Pastor at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Menomonee Falls, WI, and has worked as a Director of Music in Lutheran and Episcopal congregations in Wisconsin and Connecticut.


PHONE: 860-224-2475 ext. 12




The Rev. Will Baumgartner is our Visitation pastor, providing pastoral care support for the homebound, those in convalescent homes, and hospital.

PHONE:   860-628-8574

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Corbin Beisner became our Music Director on January 1, 2021.  A challenging task during a pandemic and a closed church .  He coordinates and plans worship in consultation with the Pastor.  He is excited as he begins working with the choir and band as the church "opens up".  He will also support Cindy Pavano, who directs our bell choir.


He received his B.M. in Piano Performance, summa cum laude, from the Hartt School and his M.M. in Piano Performance from the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary.  He also studied at the Cincinnati College - Conservatory of Music.  His varied background includes being the Music and Choir Director at churches in CT, teaching piano, private piano and voice teacher in Switzerland and as a vocal coach and music director at the Madison Lyric Stage.  He has performed as a soloist and performs in concerts.


                                                         Phone (860) 224-2475 ext.14                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          


Johanna S Furgalack CPA

Johanna Furgalack serves FLCR by providing appropriate and accurate accounting records and financial statements for the church. Johanna also oversees compliance of filing of tax required reporting forms.

PHONE:  860-224-2475 ext. 11

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Office Manager

Nancy Peterson manages the production and distribution of FLCR monthly newsletter (Temple Chimes), coordinates the volunteers for weekly worship services (People Power), Maintains website with the most recent information, answers calls, administers the church office and congregation, coordinates with the music director and parish pastor to produce worship related materials and liaisons with FLCR volunteers.

PHONE:  860-224-2475 ext. 10 

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Holly Erickson is responsible for caring for FLCR building and furnishings. Holly helps in maintaining the facility in keeping with standards of good repair and cleanliness.

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