Pastor Joe began working full time in ministry in September 1999 when he joined the year round staff at Camp Calumet. He led retreats for various churches throughout New England
He left Calumet in 2002 and joined the staff at Hope Lutheran Church in Reading, Pennsylvania as a Youth Director, After School Director, and Assistant Music Minister.
Mr. Jeffrey Cregeur
Director of Music
Jeff Cregeur is a classical tenor, pianist, and composer who recently received his Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance and Music Composition at the University of Hartford’s Hartt School of Music in the Spring of 2018. He has had many years of piano training and continues to study voice as a tenor with Eric Trudel. He has also been a member of the Berkshire Opera Festival since 2015 and the Music Minister at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Berlin, CT. since 2017. His compositional focus is mainly art song but he continues to broaden his repertoire in other instrumentations. In 2013 he had his first major premiere of his choral work “Look to the Rose” by Voce choir located in Hartford, CT. Currently he is working on an opera with his colleague, Thomas Laskowski.
Ms. Katie McGarry
Katie is the spouse of Pastor Joe. She has held many volunteer positions in the church including Sunday school director, youth group leader, VBS director, and Christmas Pageant director.