Rev. Patrick Nicolino, Senior Minister
Tracy Rue, Director of Children’s Ministries
Tracy joined the First Church staff in August, 2008, with a desire to contribute to the faith life and spiritual growth of church members. She is a life-long resident of Elyria and, has a blended family of five children, five grandchildren and an awesome dog named Bella Luna.
Cheryl McConnell, Business Manager
Bette Lou Higgins, Administrative Assistant
You may know Bette Lou from her frequent work in local theater particularly Eden Valley Enterprises where she is the Artistic Director. She holds a B.A. in theatre from Baldwin-Wallace College and M.Ed. in Educational Technology from Cleveland State University. Bette Lou also teaches computer skills at the Lorain County Joint Vocational School and history classes for the Cuyahoga Community College Encore/Food For Thought Program.
Dylan Sanzenbacher, Organist
Rick Fortney, Choir Director
Brian Douglas, Lead Sexton
Rick Lawrence, Assistant Sexton