Old First United Church of Christ

Darla

Darla

Between managing a small independent pharmacy in Elkins Park and helping out with my grandkids, I stay pretty busy. My two cats keep me company when I’m home. Old First helps me keep things in proper perspective and stay sane.

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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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Rochelle

Rochelle

I’m a “lapsed” Baptist, and eternally grateful to God & Old First pastor emerita Geneva Butz who led me to this, my chosen family and especially quixotic, unique congregation.

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Skip

Skip

I have spent my life living a faith/love of God that I have never fully understood and that is filled with as many questions as certainties. It is in the questions and uncertainties that my faith finds its energy and vitality.

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Korbin

Korbin

I was born in the UCC in central Pennsylvania. My grandparents were both UCC ministers and my father is a UCC minister. I am a young man with ADHD and Asperger’s Syndrome who moved to Philadelphia for graduate school to get my master’s degree on the way to veterinary...

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Bula

Bula

Lionel Messi is proof of God’s greatness.  Ya, ok – my lovely wife and kids too. Umm, trees?  yes, holy cow (oops!), and the whales.  yes, all ’em creatures.

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Suzanne

Suzanne

I have lived in and around Philadelphia for most of my life and I love showing our fair city to out-of-towners. My husband and I enjoy traveling, hiking, and spending time with our two teenagers (who mostly like spending time with us, too).

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Samantha

Samantha

I’m a mother, spouse, nurse, student and activist. I have had the privilege of traveling all over the world and now find myself in Philly where I enjoy gardening and climbing trees with my boys.

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Meg

Meg

I grew up in the UCC church, in my hometown that has more cows than people! I love the outdoors and being by the water. I’m all about rock concerts, yoga, and dogs!

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