MEET OUR PASTOR

Rev. David T. Hill

A graduate of Colgate University, he holds a Master of Divinity degree from Yale Divinity School. After serving as Pastor of the First Congregational UCC in Jefferson, Ohio for ten years, he accepted the call to First Church in 2003.


Rev. Hill has served on numerous committees, as an officer of the Western Reserve Associationof the UCC Ohio Conference,and as a Delegate to General Synod XXVI, the Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration of the UCC.

MEET Brandy Bring, 

Commissioned Minister of Faith Formation and Youth


ALL God’s children are welcome here!


The development of one’s faith journey is a life-long process. Here at First Church, we treat it as such offering programs for children, youth, adults, and intergenerational experiences. I invite you to check out our programming options on the faith formation and youth page. Whether you consider yourself an experienced Christian, new to the faith or somewhere in between, we invite you to come grow with us on your journey of faith.


Brandy graduated from Defiance College in 2005 with a Bachelor’s degree in Christian Education. In 2005, she was called to serve First Church in Oberlin.


In 2013, she became a Commissioned Minister through the Western Reserve Association of the United Church of Christ.



MEET OUR STAFF

Administrative Assistant

WILLIAM DAVIS, III

Music Director

We are blessed at First Church to have many other folks working behind the scenes in a variety of capacities!

 

SCOTT & JUDY SMITH, Sextons

MARTIN BUCK, Treasurer

CATE SCHWAEGERLE, Financial Secretary

GERWIN HOEKSTRA, Organist

JACQUELINE MEGER, Bell Choir 

MARY ANN KERSHAW, Children's Choir

 

In addition, each academic year First Church employs four Oberlin College Conservatory students to join the choir as choral scholars. 

 


JOIN US THIS WEEK

WORSHIP SUNDAYS @ 10AM

 

The following events will resume in September:

 

SUNDAY SCHOOL Pre-K through 5th grade @ 10:15

(An alternative Sunday School is held in the summer months consisting of a story time and activity for children through the 5th grade.) 

ADULT EDUCATION @ 11AM

YOUTH CLASS 6th-12th grade @ 11AM

The following events will resume in September:

 

WEDNESDAY NIGHT SUPPER @ 5:45PM

ADULT EDUCATION @ 6:45PM