Staff

Pastor
Rev. Joseph Tobin, Jr.
Interim pastor
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Rev. Tobin is an intentional interim minister who was ordained in October, 2013, and has served as an interim at three Congregational Churches in Connecticut.  He has also had 20 plus years as a Human Resources professional. Additionally, he facilitated project-specific services to churches as the Associate for Transition Ministry for the CT Conference, and served as an independent consultant to churches and both not-for-profit and for profit organizations. Rev. Tobin and his wife, Susan, have two grown children, and a granddaughter. Rev. Tobin will have regular office hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Minister of Music
Anna Brom
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Anna Brom is a classically trained pianist with a Bachelor of Music from Minsk Academy of Music, 1983, majoring in Piano Performance.  She has 22 years keyboard experience as an organist in the U.S. starting in 1996 as Principle Organist of the Faith Methodist Church, Burlington, VT, playing services, weddings, funerals & as accompanist for their choir.  She also worked at So. Burlington High School, So. Hero Congregational Church and, for the last 5 years, Director of Music at Trinity Episcopal Church in Shelburne, VT. Anna has two sons and three grandchildren. She begins at Center Church on Aug. 1, 2017.

Christian Education Director
Maureen Hamilton
HamiltonMaureen02Maureen Hamilton is our Director of Christian Education and coordinates the CCC Youth Group. Maureen teaches 5th and 6th grade in the Regional District #13 school system. She is married and has two adult children. Maureen has been a member of the United Church of Christ since her childhood. She works tirelessly to support all members of Center Church on their own personal faith journeys.


Church Secretary

Joan Gordon

GordonJoan02Joan was born in Meriden and spent her whole life here.  She graduated from Maloney High school and attended Quinninpiac (College) University.  She has two daughters, Kimberly Adamowicz and Jennifer Gordon, two wonderful grandchildren, Emily Adamowicz a sophomore at Central Connecticut University and Evan Adamowicz a Junior at Maloney High school.  She has been a member of Center Church for 52 years and the church secretary since 1994.  She has been on several church committees, and also taught Sunday School for many years and served on the Board of Deacons, the Christian Education Committee and most recently on the Missions Board.