staff and lay leadership

 
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The Rev. bennett g. jones ii

Rector

Bennett Jones has been ordained since 1986. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Bowling Green State University (‘82) with an emphasis in Interpersonal and Public Communication, and a Masters in Divinity from the Virginia Theological Seminary (‘86). In addition to his extensive experience in parish ministry, Bennett was elected C-1 Deputy to General Convention (N. Indiana ‘06 & ‘09); the Standing Committee of Northern Indiana from 2003-2009; and the Standing Committee of Western MA from 2012-2015. In Northern Indiana he taught homiletics as part of that diocese’s School of Theology. He has consulted Vestries and/or been a guest speaker on subjects including stewardship, conflict management and leadership. He is married to the Rev. Carolyn G. Jones and has two grown sons.

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the rev. carolyn g. jones

Associate Rector for Family Ministries

After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in History & Government at Beaver College (PA) and working in the finance industry, Carolyn completed her Master of Divinity degree at the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, MA (‘85), and postgraduate studies in moral theology at Weston School of Theology. She previously served as Director of Christian Education at St. James Church, Manhattan, Canon for Education and Administration at Christ Church Cathedral, St. Louis, Associate Rector at All Saints, Beverly Hills, and taught ethics at Purdue University, Calumet. At CCF, Carolyn assists her husband, The Rev. Bennett G. Jones II, coordinates the Family Ministry program, liturgy, and directs the Praise Band and Children’s Choir.

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robert s. potterton, iii

Organist & Choirmaster

A native of Connecticutt, Robert holds degrees from Houghton College (B. Mus. Composition & Organ Performance; S.T.M. Liturgical Studies). His principal teachers include Mark Hijleh, Sun Mi Ro, Judy Congdon, and Peter Sykes. He previously served congregations in three states across five denominations, including seven years as Director of Worship & Arts at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Dedham, MA and as a member of the Worship commission for the New England District LCMS. He has contributed original music to independent films, local television, and recording projects for clients around the world. At CCF since 2015, Robert is responsible for selecting hymns and liturgical music, playing the organ and piano (and occasionally drums), and directing the Adult and Youth Choirs.

 

Staff

Parish Administrator

Rhonda Whitman

Communications Director/Webmaster

Paula Cattel

 

vestry

Senior Warden

Marilyn Benoit

Junior Warden

Greg Roy

Treasurer

Fedor Berndt

Clerk

Paula Cattel


MEMBERS

2020 - James Belmont

2020 - Dan Mylott

2021 - Don Chase

2021 - Janel Milner

2022 - Lisa Folding

2022 - Jackie Mayo

 
L-R: The Rev. Bennett G. Jones II, Rhonda Whitman, Paula Cattel, Carolyn G. Jones, Robert S. Potterton III.

L-R: The Rev. Bennett G. Jones II, Rhonda Whitman, Paula Cattel, Carolyn G. Jones, Robert S. Potterton III.