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The Rev. John J. Marschhausen


Pastor John Marschhausen is a retired Lutheran pastor who lives in Newington, CT, with his wife Dottie. He was ordained into the Lutheran ministry in 1970, serving congregations in Sidney, OH, Mineola, NY, Glastonbury, CT, New Haven, CT, and Newington, CT. He retired from full-time parish ministry in 2010 and for the past twelve years has served the New England Synod through part-time assignments as an interim/transitional/visitation pastor in Middletown, Hartford, Kensington, Hamden and Manchester, CT. Pastor and Dottie have two grown children … John who lives with his wife Susan and their two daughters, Jordan and Emily, in Dublin, OH; and Laura who lives with her husband Craig and their two sons, Henry and William, in North Andover, MA. Dottie is a retired elementary teacher. Pastor and Dottie are members of St. Mark Lutheran in Glastonbury.

Jane Clark

Minister of Music

Jane Clark, a native of southern Maryland and a transplant from Lancaster PA, has lived in this area for over 20 years. Prior to moving to New England, she applied her Smith College B. A. in music as music director for regional and summer stock theater, ballet accompanist for the Washington DC School of Ballet, pianist in small classical ensembles, rehearsal pianist for choral groups and solo performers, and as a church musician directing choirs, playing organ as well as piano. Once established in Wilbraham, she served as Director of Music for First Congregational Church in East Longmeadow for 17 years and worked as a fundraiser for several non-profits in the Springfield area. Over her 35 year career as a church musician, Jane has served the Methodist, UCC(Evangelical United Bretheran), Presbyterian, UCC(Congregational) and Evangelical Lutheran denominations. In her spare time, Jane likes to read, knit, garden and visit her children and grandchildren in Atlanta GA, Missoula MT and Berwick ME. Her husband Chuck is a retired history and theater teacher at Chicopee High School. They live in Wilbraham with Henry, their standard poodle.

Roberta Reynolds

Office Manager

Roberta Reynolds was born in Naples, Italy. The daughter of diplomats, she grew up overseas and thus began her love for travel. After she graduated from college, she worked in the administrative areas of United Healthcare, CIGNA, and The Hartford. Outside of work, Roberta enjoys reading, riding her bike and watching her daughters run cross country and play soccer and basketball. She lives in Longmeadow with her husband, three daughters and a very spoiled cat, Mittens.