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Staff

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.

Clergy

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

Joliene Wade Gatlin, Pastoral Intern

Rev. Nicole LaMarche, Church Plant Leader, Silicon Valley Progressive Faith Community

Rev. Jerri Handy, UCC Global Ministries partner at Las Memorias, Tijuana Mexico

Admin/Operations

Pearly Masters, Administrator, Finance, Facilities

Austin Mader-Clark, Interim Director of Operations

Zoe Mullery, Administrative Assistant

Trinidad Romero, Custodian

Music Team

Lynnelle Bilsey, Director of Music, Carillon Bell Choir Director

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

Julie Berk, Joyful Noise Youth Choir Director

Angela Kraft Cross, AAGO, Artist in Residence, Organist

Robert Cross, Sound Technician

Michael Harris, Sound Technician

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

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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Sermons

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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