Staff Members of The First Congregational Church of Ann Arbor
The Reverend Dr. Robert K. Livingston, Senior Minister
Bob has been our senior minister since 1997. He received his doctorate from Chicago Theological Seminary. Bob enjoys spending time with his family, running, fishing, camping, home improvements, and almost anything else that is active and outdoors.
Darcy Crain-Polly, Associate Minister
Darcy works with the middle and high school youth programs, as well as college and young adult ministries. She enjoys running, soccer, music, and anything outdoors.
Holly Porter, Director of Christian Education
Holly has been the Christian Education Director since 2004. She has a degree in early elementary education, with experience teaching and directing day care centers. Holly has run farms in the local area. She and her husband, John, have three adult children and one granddaughter and one grandson.
Dr. James C. Nissen, Director of Music
Terry Farmer, Music Worship Leader
Terry provides music for our non-traditional worship service. He received his bachelor's of music in classical guitar performance from the University of Denver. He runs a Suzuki guitar teaching studio and is Musical Director for the local radio show, Radio Free Bacon on 107.1 FM.
Dr. Willis Patterson, Director of Music, Emeritus
Dorian Morris, Associate Director of Music
Dr. Marilyn Mason, Senior Organist
Rebecca Jones, Pianist
Betsy Hill, Church Secretary
Betsy has worked at the church since 1998. As one of the secretaries, Betsy assists the ministers, Christian Education Director, and music staff. Betsy also sings in the choir and sings locally with the Ann Arbor Cantata Singers.
Nancy Sauve, Bookkeeper
Nancy has a BA from U-M, and has worked in bank management and various accounting positions. She enjoys time with her family and likes winter sports, bicycling, making and using hula hoops and juggling sticks, needlework, crafts in many forms, and music festivals.
Steffen Gelletly, Custodian
Dave Pauley and Tim Everett, Sunday Assistants
The Reverend Terry N. Smith, Emeritus
The Reverend Dorothy Lenz, Emerita