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Ministry Staff

Rev. Ethan Drutchas, Senior Minister

As of October 1, 2018, Rev. Ethan has become our settled Pastor

Patricia Furber M.Div., Pastor of Visitations

As of October 2016 Pat Furber has taken on the role of Pastor of Visitations.  If you or someone you know are in the hospital and/or would like a visit, please contact or the church office or Pat  directly at (508) 245-8989.

Claudia Dexter, Church Administrator office@vccucc.org 

Claudia has joined our staff in 2018.  She handles the day to day administrative needs, communications, events of  the church and works closely with our committee members.

Donna Tibedo, Director of Christain Education

Donna has been leading the Sunday School program at the VCC for more than 4 years.  "My goal as the director and a teacher in the Sunday School program at our church is that the kids will enjoy a better understanding of their Christian Faith through Sunday School class, and share the love and kindness of God's teachings out into the world with them." 


Inquiries on the Sunday School program and Christian Education events can be directed to Donna Tibedo at: VCC.Sundayschool@gmail.com


Laurie Burke, Music Director 

As Music Director, Laurie brings a lifetime of singing and love for the church to the task. She has taught voice for the past thirty years, privately and as part of various school programs, directed vocal ensembles, and performed professionally in church, synagogue, and other choral organizations. Her passion is to enable the choir and congregation to lift up their voices in the joy of worship; to foster musical participation, both vocal and instrumental, among all ages; and, through our corporate efforts, to enhance the worship experience for all.


Harriet Forman, Handbell Choir Director 
Harriet directs the adult handbell choir, which involves between 12-14 ringers and 60 handbells! It is an active group in the church, ringing once every month for worship and ringing for various other events in the church and community. She has been directing the bell choir for about 27 years, and still loves it! Harriet is also a full time music teacher in the elementary schools of Worcester.

Jamie Guyette, Children's Choir Director

Jamie Guyette is a soprano vocalist in training. She sings classical music, opera, operetta, musical theater, oratorio/sacred, art songs /chansons/ lieder, and classical crossover. She has studied classical voice for many years. She sings in English, Italian, French, German, Latin, Spanish, and Armenian. She received her Associate's Degree in Human Services in 2013 from Quinsigamond Community College. 

John Guyette, Church Sexton
John is our priceless and retired engineer who takes great care of our church and its upkeep on a daily basis.  If you see an area in the church that needs some cleaning attention, please feel free to email the church office at  office@vccucc.org or complete a “work order” request form which can be found in the church office.