The Reverend Steven A. Small
Steven grew up in Wakefield, MA. He graduated from Berkshire Christian College with a Bachelors Degree in Theology in 1981 and earned a Master of Divinity from Andover Newton Theological School graduating in 1984. As a newly ordained graduate he served for 4.5 years as Pastor in Charlestown, NH, and for 6 years in E. Haddam, CT before being called to West Boylston as Senior Pastor in 1994.
Steven is a professional baritone soloist. He enjoys spending spare time with his family at Newfound Lake in NH. Steven and his wife, Kelley, have two adult daughters.
The Reverend Wallace A. (Chip) Hurd IV
Born in Lynn, MA and raised in Stratford, CT, Chip graduated from Marlboro College with a degree in Political and Religious Theory in 2003, and a Master of Divinity from Andover Newton Theological School in 2017. He was ordained on June 4, 2017.
Chip spends his free time cooking, watching any and all manner of sports, and studying the role of American religion in the public square. He is a member of the MACUCC Racial Justice Task Force, and an MACUCC delegate to the UCC General Synod. Chip lives with his wife, Alison, in Jamaica Plain with their Black Lab, Jake.
MINISTER OF MUSIC
Boston-born Kristjon graduated from Atlantic Union College with a B.M. in Music Education and has since remained active as a soloist, collaborative pianist, and chamber musician throughout New England. A highly sought after conductor, he has served as an instrumental, choral, and handbell clinician in numerous music festivals and also works alongside the Worcester Schubertiade as a choral coach in Central MA secondary school masterclasses. Kristjon is also on the faculty at Anna Maria College in Paxton and is principle organist at the College Church of Seventh-day Adventists in Lancaster.
ASSOCIATE PASTOR EMERITUS
The Reverend. George E. Vogel
MINISTER OF MUSIC EMERITUS
William Nierintz Ch.M.
PASTORS IN RESIDENCE
The Reverend. Dr. James Bronwell
The Reverend. Dr. Jack Malcolmson
The Reverend Karyl Leslie