Old First United Church of Christ

Kris

Kris

Married with four kids (two teens, two tweens), and value diversity of ALL kinds. Things I love, besides my wonderful inter-faith family: music — especially piano and opera, the ocean, Monty Python, hot yoga, museums, my quirky and welcoming church community, and my town.

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Vicki

Vicki

A former Catholic, I never changed what I believed, but found in the UCC a church that allowed me the freedom to be me. I enjoy traveling anywhere, especially out of the way places. I am an avid knitter, gardener, and grandma. Being involved in politics of all sorts is a large part of...

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Gerry

Gerry

Moved to Philadelphia after high school to work for the denomination’s national church offices. Have served as Old First’s financial secretary.

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Barbara

Barbara

Retired from the Free Library of Philadelphia. I am religious and I love to volunteer where I am needed. Mother of one son.

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Margaret

Margaret

I like the phrase “cradle” Congregationalist to describe my faith  journey. My father was a Congregational minister so being part of a church is my natural environment. My faith has grown and deepened with the years. Next to my love for my family is my love for Old...

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Margaret

Margaret

I’m cradle UCC, but I thought confirmation was a vaccination. Immune to further exposure, I stayed away from church for 30 years. When I moved to Philly, I discovered Old First, though I wasn’t especially looking for a church. Maybe I was looking for a community, and...

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Carrie

Carrie

I love living and working in Philadelphia, and I love worshiping at Old First! I stay active by running, yoga-ing, and trapeze-ing.

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Julie

Julie

English teacher at Philly’s agricultural high school (where I teach Shakespeare, start tomatoes in the greenhouse, bottle-feed lambs on the night shift, and cook meat raised lovingly by my students). I came to Old First as a long-term volunteer, was as music director for nearly...

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Beth

Beth

I am a Massachusetts girl with an Alabama heart living in Philadelphia. I have lived in Philly since 2005 and started attending Old First in 2010. I am passionate about higher education, the advancement of womanhood, philanthropy, working out, food and your 2017 Super Bowl Champions...

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