Boards, Committees, and Ministry Teams

The Congregational Church of New Canaan is entirely self-governed.

Church Officers, Deacons, Trustees and members of Standing Committees are elected by the congregation at our Annual Meeting each March.


The members of the Nominating and Governance Committee are David Beck, Ally Dunlap (chair), Liza Pohle, and Neil Swanson.

The members of the Missions and Social Action Committee are Sally Anderson, Kirk Carr, James Doak, Kristine Gore, Fatou Niang, Andy Parkin (chair), Dan Radman, and Debbie Shew.

The members of the Personnel Committee are Kathy Dinnie, Tom Robey, and Debbie Simpson (chair).

The members of the Investment Committee are Bill Kennedy (chair), Stan Sokolowski, and Billy Stimpson.

The members of the Leadership Committee are Ally Dunlap, Rev. Eric Dupee, Rev. Chapin Garner (chair), Kelly Morrissey, Tom Robey, Debbie Simpson, and Mark Tedford.

Interested in Joining a Ministry Team?

To learn more about our various ministry teams, please contact Kelly or the Church Office at (203)966-2651. Click here to view a list of our ministry teams; choose “serve” under “group type” and click Search.

Contact Leader

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Kelly Morrissey

Chief Administrative Officer