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Led by our ministers, our staff dedicates itself to bringing expertise and enthusiasm to our work within CCSM and throughout the local community and beyond.


Rev. Dr. Penny Nixon, Senior Minister

Rev. Dr. Kibbie Ruth, Minister for Next Generations

Rev. Dakota Brown, Acting Minister of Congregational Care

Rev. Jorge Perry Bautista, Minister of Community Engagement

Rev. Amie Giordano, Social Justice Emerging Leader

Adjunct Ministers

Rev. Bill Dunbar, Community Minister

Rev. Jerri Handy, UCC Global Ministies Partner at Albergue Las Memorias, Tijuana Mexico


Marge Boyd, Director of Operations

Pearly Masters, Administrator of Finance

Zoe Mullery, Administrative Assistant

Trinidad Romero, Custodian

Music Team

Lynnelle Bilsey, Director of Music, Chancel Choir and Carillon Bell Choir Director

Dr. Angela Kraft Cross, AAGO, Artist in Residence, Senior Organist

Tom Lohmuller, Associate Director of Music, Associate Organist, CCSM Chamber Singers Director

Julie Berk, Joyful Noise Youth Choir Director


Children and Youth

Patrick Kane, Director of Youth Ministries

Cynthia Starborn, Lead Teacher/Storyteller (pre-k – 1st grade)

Sandra Soto-Grondona, Lead Teacher/Storyteller (4th – 5th Grade)

Shannon McEntee, Lead Teacher/Storyteller (2nd – 3rd Grade)

Lili Gonzalez, Toddlers and Nursery

Sound Technicians

Robert Cross, Sound Technician

Michael Harris, Sound Technician

Times and Directions

Our 10:30 am Sunday worship service speaks to the contemporary person. Through music, prayers, sermons and poetry, we strive to create a spiritual hour where the presence of God and the love…

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We invite you to view or listen to our recent messages, view our current and upcoming sermon series, and see our weekly topics and preaching schedule. Our messages are crafted to nourish the…

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Children and Youth

Connecting children and youth with authentic spirituality.  At CCSM we’re committed to nurturing the spiritual development of children and youth by equipping them with the tools they need to discover faith-filled answers…for…

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Music Events

Music is an integral part of the rich history of CCSM. Through our music we explore beauty, wonder, sadness, joy, and the many other mysteries of life, together. Choir Performances…

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Social Justice

God has no hands but your hands, no feet but your feet, no face but your face. Join us in cultivating a more just and compassionate world, working together to understand…

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