staff_banner copy

 

Reverend Bill Teng,

Interim Pastor

 
 
 

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Rev. Bill Teng is a fourth generation Presbyterian minister. After concluding forty years of active ministry teaching at the Alliance Bible Seminary in Hong Kong and serving congregations in New York, Texas, Hong Kong (twice), Florida, Washington DC, Alexandria (VA), and Arcadia (FL), Bill honorably retired from called ministry at the end of 2018. He then began his interim ministry at Ardmore Presbyterian Church, just outside Philadelphia, in January 2019.

 

Bill received advanced degrees in music and theology, and has served on various councils of the larger church. He was nominated by National Capital Presbytery to stand for Moderator of the 218th General Assembly in 2008, and was elected by the 223rd General Assembly (2018) to serve on the Board of PC(USA), A Corporation. Bill is also a volunteer Chaplain with the Civil Air Patrol, the Auxiliary of the United States Air Force, with the rank of Major. Bill and his wife, Karen, were married in 1987 and reside in Lake Suzy.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Donna, originally from Allentown, Pennsylvania, Donna is an accomplished pianist and violinist, holding multi-disciplinary degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, The University of Michigan, and Troy State University. 
 
Donna started playing in church at 10-years old and has served the Lord through music since then. Well-versed in both traditional and contemporary music, she has served the Diocese of Venice since 2005 as the Contemporary Mass (Lifeteen) Music Coordinator at Epiphany Cathedral and has been an accompanist for Saturday Masses at Our Lady of Lourdes. She also served several other churches in the Venice area as music director or as a staff musician since arriving in Venice in 1997.
 

Donna has played violin with The Venice Symphony since 1999 and is the founder and director of The Venice Symphony Youth Orchestra. In addition, she has performed in Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, and throughout Northern Italy. Donna is also an accompanist and plays for aspiring and professional musicians. She had an opportunity to accompany her friend, Anita Johnson, a soprano soloist with the New York Metropolitan Opera for a concert in 2011.

Donna also teaches private violin, viola, piano, and music theory lessons. She is happily married to Roger.

 

 

Donna Smith,

Music Director

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

 

Juanita Fauser,

Church Administrator

 
 
  • To provide assistance and support to the Head of Staff and church organizations.
  • To schedule events, maintain the church calendar, and make room assignments.
  • To supervise the office secretary and the custodian.
  • Staff resource to Session, Boards, and Ministry Teams.
  • Helps with the on-going maintenance of the membership database.
  • Maintains church website.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Linda Trzaskos,
Finance Manager
 
  • Oversees income and expense records of the fiancial operations of the church.
  • Posts all charitable contributions
  • Provides quarterly statements of charitable contributions
  • Provides accurate income / expense reports to Trustees and Session
  • Maintains records of physical plant equipment and assets
  • Administers Payroll
 
 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Doug Hamstra cropped

Doug Hamstra,

Organist

  • To provide organ or piano accompaniment for the traditional Sunday morning worship service
  • To be prepared and present for the weekly Chancel Choir rehearsals
  • To present special music , as requested
  • To provide music for special services, as requested

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Todd Miller,

Director of CAM

(Community Assistance Ministry)

  • To oversee the entire C.A.M. operations
  • To apply for grants
  • To Develop partnerships with other churches
  • Maintain C.A.M.’s budgetary, financial and statistical information
  • To raise public awareness regarding hunger in our community
 
 
Todd

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

 

Walter

Walter Pratt,

Custodian

  • Clean all areas throughout the entire facilities
  • Check daily for need of paper products and restroom supplies
  • Prepare area to be used for special events
  • Dispose of trash from offices, classrooms, kitchen and CLC
  • Perform light maintenance duties
  • Refinishes and buffs floors as needed
  • Bury cremains at or Memorial Garden
  • Maintains security of the building

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Charlie Bartell,

Facilities Maintenance

  • Oversee the use of outside contractors
  • Supervise needed repairs and maintenance
  • Direct and assist in special event set-ups
  • Monitor settings for thermostats and lights
  • Recruit and organize volunteers
  • Works with contractors

charlie