MEET OUR STAFF
MEET OUR FRIENDLY & DEDICATED STAFF
HERE AT LOWELL UCC
Hours: Tues, Wed, Thur 9 am-3 pm
Pastor Shannon earned her B.A. from Grand Valley State University and M.Div. from Calvin Theological Seminary.
Her work experience includes ecumenical and interfaith relations, racial and social justice, faith formation and teaching intercultural studies. She is married to Kevin and they have three adult children. Pastor Shannon's hobbies include reading, enjoying the outdoors with her dogs, and pouring through historical documents to learn fascinating stories about the lives of those who have gone before us.
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. Shannon also works in insurance in downtown Grand Rapids. Shannon enjoys exploring and traveling with her son, Liam. In her free time, she is constantly working on her bucket list so she never fully completes all the adventures life has to offer.
Deborah Weiser joined Lowell UCC 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. Deborah lives in Lowell with her husband David and her beloved cats! In her free time she loves reading, sight reading new music and triking and kayaking around Lowell!
Finances & Administration
Hours: Tuesday 10 am - 1 pm
Janine has lived in the Lowell area since 1995. She and her husband have three grown daughters. They were blessed last year with their first grandchild. Janine has worked at Vergennes Township since 2002, currently as the treasurer. She is on the board of directors for Lowell's Open Table, and Lowell Area Recreation Authority. In her spare time, she looks for new ways to spoil her granddaughter and is currently raising a pup named Rowland for Paws With A Cause.