Old First United Church of Christ

Stephen

Stephen

Born and raised Roman Catholic and never knew what the UCC ministry was all about until my fiance, also a member of the church, took me to an Old First service one Sunday morning. The warm, welcoming feeling I got kept me coming back from that day on.

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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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Michael

Michael

People are often surprised — can’t believe — I am a minister. That’s a compliment to me (it means I’m not SO stodgy!). Honored to be the pastor at Old First — the third congregation I have served, but the first one where I can be most easily myself...

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Susan

Susan

Born in Washington DC, raised in Virginia, I moved to Philadelphia for college and have lived in the Delaware Valley for 25 years (Bucks Co., NJ). The youngest of four, I am married (16 years) with two children (31 yo step-son, 12 yo daughter). Baptized Episcopalian, confirmed...

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