Lay-led Ministry

Franconia Community Church is a Lay-led ministry with various members taking turns leading the worship services.



The church governance is composed of the board of Deacons, Mission, and Trustees, and overseen by the Moderator.


The deacons organize the worship services and welcome people to the church.  They oversee coffee hour and special services.

Robert Owen Williams

Chair of the Deacons

Paula Herbert


Susan Strong



The Trustees manage the Physical Plant and the Church Finances

John Vail


Christopher Ford


Robin Lubguban


Annie Payette


Kathleen White

Chair of the Trustees

Mission Board

The Mission board is in charge of our supporting those in need in our local community, primarily through the Good Neighbor Food Pantry, and supporting our international mission priamarily through our partnership with Honduras Hope

Lucy Finn

Ken Ford

Annie Payette

Susan Strong

Church School

Sunday school meets every Sunday.  Children start out in the service with everyone else, then the children and their teachers leave at the "Children in the Nave" for a time of age appropriate learning.

Marsha Luce

Head of Sunday School

Michelle Jackson

Children's Teacher

Robert Owen Williams

In charge of adult Christian Education


The moderator oversees all the boards and coordinates council meetings and annual meeting.

Paula Herbert

Pastor Emeritus: Bill Briggs

Bill Briggs is honored with position of Pastor Emeritus, having served as our pastor in the past and continuing to worship with us.  This position bears no responsibility or duties beyond those of all members.