Old First United Church of Christ

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

Old First is my neighborhood UCC church. I joined Old First because it is a congregation that believes in living out Christ’s call to care for the least of these in a real way. I am uncomfortable calling myself a Christian because of the judgments that have been cast on others in...

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Bobbie

Bobbie

I am the school nurse at McCall Elementary – the Philadelphia public school that serves Old First’s neighborhood. My father was a UCC pastor, so you could say I was born and bred UCC! I value the welcome, inclusiveness, and hospitality of the UCC and Old First. Love...

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Jacqulin

Jacqulin

Retired registered nurse, I enjoy visiting Old First shut in’s and family/friends. Enjoy gardening but a little slow now (hard to get up once down). Love traveling, will go just about anywhere with or without a companion. Always open to changes.

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Holly

Holly

Landing at Old First after being the Music Director at Tabernacle United Church for 25 years, was one of the most extraordinary gifts I have ever received. My entire life’s work (& play!) has been centered on music, singing, & facilitating opportunities, either with...

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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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