Professional Staff

Pastor: Rev. David T. Hill

Rev. David T. Hill is our Pastor. 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.

Director of Music: William E. Davis III

William E. Davis III, our Director of Music, holds degrees from Bowling Green State University, Westminster Choir College, and Cleveland State University.

Commissioned Minister of Faith Formation and Youth: Brandy Bring

Brandy Bring, Commissioned Minister of Faith Formation and Youth. 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.