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Barbara Arenz


Fee & Enhancement Consultant, 203.869.6600, x-16

Barbara is in charge of the administration and rental of the Tomes-Higgins House, and the administration and rental of other Christ Church Greenwich facilities for large and/or on-going events and activities. 

Barbara is a former Vestry member who, along with her husband Tom, joined Christ Church Greenwich in 1992. Barbara and Tom have three daughters, Caroline, Elizabeth and Kitty.

Mary Cattan


Pastoral Psychotherapist and Spiritual Director

Mary is professionally available to parishioners–-individuals, couples and families--as well as to the wider community by appointment.  She trained at the Blanton-Peale Institute in New York where she earned certificates in Pastoral Psychotherapy and Marriage and Family Therapy and where she served for many years on the faculty, teaching and supervising residents.
 
Having earned a Masters Degree in Spiritual Direction from General Theological Seminary (NYC), she also holds a Doctor of Ministry Degree from Andover Newton Theological School (Newton, MA), where she was awarded the Henry C. Brooks Award for Excellence in the Field of Pastoral Theology and Pastoral Counseling.
 
She is a certified Imago Relationship Therapist and has done extensive training in Internal Family Systems Therapy. She is licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in New York and Connecticut.
 
Mary first came to Christ Church in 1963.  Now widowed, she is the mother of four adult children, two stepchildren, and, to her great joy, a multitude of grandchildren.
 
Her office is located in the Christ Church Annex where her services are offered on a fee-for-service basis, sliding scale available.
 
Mary can be reached on her private office phone: 203.862.9161, on her cell: 203.249.1018, or by email: marycattan@optonline.net

Carolyn Daley


Associate Director, Marketing Communications, 203.869.6600, x-24

Carolyn holds a BA from Salem College (North Carolina) where she majored in Arts/Non-Profit Management and Spanish, with a minor in Art History.  After graduating in 2004, she returned to Greenwich and began work at Left of the Bank Fine Art & Framing.  There she worked as Gallery Director for two years while learning the art and trade of picture framing.  Carolyn’s professional past includes working for the Old Greenwich Music Studio as a music educator in area preschools, including Christ Church Nursery School.

Carolyn, a native of Greenwich, joined Christ Church Greenwich with her family in 1989; singing in the St. Cecilia Girl’s Choir for a short time, and becoming an active member of the Youth Group and Acolyte team.  She was also a confirmand in Christ Church’s Class of 1998. Carolyn and her husband, Gossett Daley, Jr. -- also a native of Greenwich -- were married at Christ Church in September 2012.

Gregg Gregory


Director, Children's Ministries, 203.869.6600, x-34

Gregg recently returned to Christ Church Greenwich as Director, Children's Ministries.  Prior to his return, Gregg had been a Co-Director, Children's Ministries, at Chrst Church Greenwich for thirteen years.

Richard Gregory


Asst. Director, Children's Ministries, 203.869.6600, x-33

Richard joined the staff of Christ Church Greenwich in September 2010 as a part time Assistant in Children's Ministries.  Richard is primarily on campus on the weekends, as he is a Middle School Social Studies Teacher in Port Chester, NY, during the week.

Jamie Hitel


Director, Music, 203.869.6600, x-21

Jamie joined the staff of Christ Church Greenwich in the fall of 2008.  Prior to joining our staff,  he served as the Organist and Master of Choristers at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Akron, Ohio, a parish with a vibrant music program including various choirs of men and boys, girls, and adults. He has also served as Director of Music at Waltham Abbey in the United Kingdom; as Organist Choirmaster at a parish church in Norway; and as Director of Chapel Music at Robinson College, Cambridge University.  He has held a fellowship at Trinity College of Music, London, and an associateship at the Royal College of Music.   Educated at Cambridge University, he has appeared on the BBC and NPR radio.  Jamie is an internationally respected musician, recitalist, recording artist and teacher with a strong pastoral and community basis for music in his parish setting.

Maggie Liebenguth


Finance Administrator, 203.869.6600, x-19

Maggie joined the staff at Christ Church in September 2003.  Prior to that, she worked at St. Catherine of Siena Church.  Maggie started working their part time as the Census  Manager while her son attended Cos Cob School.  She volunteered on many various PTA projects which included reworking their after school programs.  Maggie eventually became the Finance Manager at St. Catherine.  Her prior work experience is as Office Manager for Carl Zeiss,  The List Connection and Proform Displays.  She has a BBA from Iona College.

Maggie is originally from Westchester County in New York.  She currently lives in Greenwich with her husband, David and son, Jack.

Rigo Morales


Sexton, 203.869.6600, x-43

Chuck Morrell


Head Sexton, 203.869.6600, x-27

Chuck is an honorably discharged U. S. Navy veteran.  He served from 1979-1983 active duty aboard the U. S. S. Bainbridge which was a nuclear powered cruiser stationed in San Diego, CA.  Chuck’s Rate & Rank was 2nd Class Quartermaster specializing in Navigation, and as a Master Helmsman.  He made two West-Pacs, deploying overseas, wherethe Bainbridge was the first ship on station in the Gulf of Oman at the start of the Iranian crisis.

After being honorably discharged, CHuck worked for Stamford Insulation.  He also worked for Feda Drywall where he learned the art of taping, specializing in drywall finishing.

Chuck joined the staff of Christ Church Greenwich in 1987 as a Sexton, and was appointed Head Sexton in 1990.  He has lived in Greenwich for most of his life, and was very active in the town baseball leagues growing up.  Chuck graduated from Greenwich High School in 1976.  He is married to his lovely wife of 18 years, Phyllis, and has a son, Everett Morrell, III.

Don Ostrower


Controller, 203.869.6600, x-20

Susan Reed


Director, Parish Administrator, 203.869.6600, x-17

Susan holds a BFA with a concentration in Printmaking and Color Theory, a major in English and a minor in Administration of Justice.  She has an extensive background in Marketing Communications that includes working in the Public Affairs department at Sotheby’s, and in Advertising, Sales Promotion, Merchandising and Public Relations at Celanese Inc., Textile Fibers Group.  After leaving Celanese for a stint with an advertising agency, she returned as a Senior Account Manager/Creative Director working in their Advertising and Print Production departments.

Susan joined the staff of Christ Church Greenwich in late 1995 as an Assistant in the Bookstore where she installed the first point of sales/inventory tracking computer system.  In August of 1998, she was hired, part time, as the Director of Marketing Communications.  She became a full time employee in March 2008.

She has won numerous design awards, including a Polly Bond Award from the Episcopal Communicators for the Christ Church Greenwich Year of Discernment logo and the visioning Case Statement.  Additionally, she was included in the 1986 edition of Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, in Who’s Who Among Business Professionals, 2008, and Princeton Premier, 2009.

Susan is a native of Greenwich and was baptized at Christ Church Greenwich in 1964.  She currently resides on Quaker Hill in Pawling, NY.

Jonathan Ryan


Assistant Director of Music, 203.869.6600, x-22

Jonathan comes to CCG from St. Mary's Church in Nutley, NJ, where he was the Organist and Choirmaster.  Prior to that post, Jonathan served as the Visiting Artist at St. James Cathedral in Chicago, IL, and Assistant Organist at Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit in Lake Forest, IL.
 
A native of Charlotte, NC, Jonathan first started playing the organ at age eight.  He studied organ primarily with André Lash before entering the studio of Joyce Jones at Baylor University. He then went on to complete a Bachelor of Music degree with academic honors from the Cleveland Institute of Music where he studied organ, improvisation, and church music with Todd Wilson.  During Jonathan’s undergraduate studies in Cleveland, he was awarded the Henry Fusner Prize for outstanding achievement in the Cleveland Institute of Music’s organ department, and also served as Wilson’s assistant at Church of the Covenant.  As a student of David Higgs, he received a Master of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music where he studied improvisation with William Porter.  Additionally, Jonathan holds the revered Fellow certificate from the American Guild of Organists, the Guild’s highest ranking professional certification, as well as the Choirmaster certificate for which he received the 2006 Choirmaster Prize for the highest national Choirmaster certificate exam score that year.
 
Also a conductor and dedicated church musician, Jonathan led a growing music program including the St. Mary’s Schola Cantorum, the church’s resident professional ensemble, and the Parish Choir.  Equally passionate about education, Jonathan serves as faculty, principal organist, and a conductor of the Church Music Association of America and their annual summer Colloquiums.  He has previously held director, conducting and organist positions at  St. John Cantius Church in Chicago, IL and St. Anne Church in Rochester, NY where he was Artistic Director of the Music at St. Anne concert series and University Organist at the University of Rochester.  An advocate of new music, he has conducted and performed the premiere of many liturgical and solo works.

Jean Tredinnick


Admin. Asst. to the Rector & Parish Office Coordinator, 203.869.6600, x-13

Mel Wilson


Part-time Sexton, 203.869.6600, x-45