Our Leadership

Our Pastor

Rev. Jacob W. Juncker

Pastor Jacob became the 59th pastor of the Franklin United Methodist Church in July 2018. He hails from Indiana. His formal education includes a BA from Wabash College and an M.Div. from Boston University School of Theology (BUSTh). He is currently working on his Doctor of Ministry at BUSTh writing his thesis on relational–worship-centered–church renewal. He has served churches in Indiana, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Pastor Jacob is passionate about bringing people (in- and outside) the church together.

Pastor Jacob is married to Chandra. Chandra and Jacob have four daughters. Pastor Jacob enjoys cooking, building stuff, and watching Star Trek.

Our Staff

Deidre Bassignani

Secretary

Deidre oversees the daily operations of the church.

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Director of Music

The Director of Music directs the choir and helps plan the musical aspects of worship.

Paul Seaver

Custodian

Paul maintains the church building and grounds.

Our Committee and Team Leaders

Beth Ferguson

Lay Leader

Linda Zardeskas

Church Council Chair

Lori Clements

Personnel committee Chair

Inger Anderson

Resource Committee Chair

Dawn Harlow

Worship team chair

Christine Smith

Sunday School team co-chair

Lisa Allen

Sunday school team co-chair

Donna Dunwiddie

Nurture & Outreach Team Chair