PASTOR ALYSSA ANTEN
Pastor Alyssa Anten is a graduate of Western Theological Seminary and Michigan State University. Alyssa is a licensed social worker and serves Grand Rapids HQ, a drop-in center for homeless and runaway youth. Alyssa and her husband CJ live in Grand Rapids.
Christian Education Director
Shannon Hanley began as a youth ministry volunteer at Lowell's First Congregational in 1994, and has been on staff since 2001. She is a Michigan Partner in Education through the United Church of Christ Michigan Conference and a member of the Association of United Church Educators.
Deborah Weiser joined Lowell's First Congregational in 2018 as our Music Director. A long-time music teacher in the Lowell/Ada area, Deborah brings years of experience and skill to church music. She works collaboratively with Pastor Alyssa to shape the direction of worship within the church!