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Lori Hinrichsen, Administrative Assistant
Lori grew up in Iowa in a family of 13 kids. She went to the University of Kansas, Lawrence, and graduated with a degree in Theatre, Film and Video. She worked on campus in their Public Relations office as Videographer, Director and Editor. Lori moved to Vermont in 2005 and was on staff at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson as Admissions Coordinator and Travel Coordinator. Most recently she was the Director of Event Management and Campus Services Coordinator at Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA).
Lori is a Montpelier-based visual artist. Her focus is printmaking, drawing and painting. She has had the opportunity to live and work in artist communities throughout the country as an artist-in-residence and workshop instructor. Lori is the recipient of awards for printmaking and fellowships for artistic residency at the Vermont Studio Center, Mendocino Art Center and Virginia Center for Creative Arts.
To contact Lori, email: email@example.com
Elissa graduated summa cum laude from Wellesley College, and earned her Masters of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School, where she received a presidential scholarship, an award for Excellence in Liturgical Reading of Scripture, and was a Billings Preaching Prize finalist. She most recently served as the Pastoral Resident at the Wellesley Congregational Church UCC, through a two-year grant from the Lilly Endowment's Transition into Ministry Program. Previously Elissa held a ministerial internship at the Old South Church in Boston. She has also served as a chaplain intern, worked with Habitat for Humanity, and as a Fulbright ambassador in Korea. Elissa is originally from Iowa, and has family in Vermont.
Elissa observes the Sabbath on Mondays, and sets aside Fridays for worship preparation. To contact Elissa, email: Revejohnk@oldmeetinghouse.org.
In Search, Associate Pastor
The Old Meeting House is searching for a half-time Associate Pastor to form a dynamic partnership with our full-time pastor. We are looking for someone with the organizational and inspirational skills to help tend to the pastoral care needs of a congregation of all ages, help our missions work become more hands-on, and help us make deeper and stronger connections with each other and our faith through small group leadership, adult spiritual formation, and occasional worship leadership.For more information, please contact Kim Sturgis (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Lowell VanDerlip (email@example.com), Search Committee co-chairs.