Mark was born and raised in the United Church of Christ. He grew up in Washington State, and still considers himself a Pacific Northwesterner, but he feels at home at First Congregational Naperville. Mark believes that churches are a places for spiritual nourishment, social justice engagement, and wrestling with theological
Christopher Lorimer, has been a member of FCCUCC for over 11 years, and has served as Director of Music Ministry since September 2011. In addition to his work at the church, Christopher teaches private voice lessons from his home, and is on the voice faculty in the Music Conservatory at
Sue Flaatten is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, having majored in music with a concentration on organ. She has served as organist in a number of churches and has been part of the music team at First Congregational for four years. She has also worked as a
Denise Majewski is the Christian Education Coordinator. She has a diverse background in education and working with children that will assist her in this position. Having a Bachelor’s Degree from Bradley University in Communications and Sociology, as well as a Master’s Degree from DePaul University in Public Service Management will
Bio Barbara Bailey has been an Administrative Assistant/Building Manager since 1998. She is also the church’s Wedding Coordinator. She is married to Steve, and takes care of her Bernese Mountain Dog and a Shetland Sheepdog. She enjoys reading well-written books, walking the dogs and having fun with her extended family.