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Pastor

We said goodbye, in October 2017, to our last pastor, Rev. David Cowell, who faithfully served our community for many years. We are in the process of calling a temporary revitalization pastor to help us envision, and put into action, our hopes and dreams for the future of our church. We hope you will join us on Sunday, while we are in this time of finding our next pastor – we have been blessed with the gift of a guest preacher every Sunday.

 

 

 

Music Director, Vince Stadlin

A church musician for fifty years, Mr. Stadlin studied the pipe organ with the late Dr. Claire Coci and improvisation with McNeil Robinson in New York City. He graduated from New Jersey City University Cum Laude with majors in theory/composition and sacred music.

He served as Music Director and Organist, Composer in Residence at the National Shrine of Saint Francis in San Francisco, and Music Director and Organist at Saint Hilary Church in Tiburon, California for 16 years.  Mr. Stadlin has also served as Music Director and Organist at First Baptist Church, Cocoa, Florida, and First Presbyterian Church, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Mr. Stadlin has also served as a representative for Rodgers Organs for over 30 years in NYC, Florida & California.

Mr. Stadlin has performed at many venues including St Patrick’s Cathedral (NYC), Grace Church (NYC), St John the Divine Cathedral (NYC). He has performed at First Scots Presbyterian Church at the Spoleto Music Festival, Charleston, S.C.  As a composer his music include many works for the organ, including “Churches” an organ symphony which had its premiere at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, NYC in 1980. Many of his works are sacred choral pieces for Sunday service and two complete oratorios (Anna’s Windows & All Souls). He recently finished a Concerto for Violin, Piano and Orchestra.

Another love of Mr. Stadlin is the theatre and he has written two operas and
three musicals which have been performed in the New York area.

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