Mark Sullivan is proud to serve as Music Director at Christ Church. Mark studied piano with Andrew Klein of the Pre-College Division at The Juilliard School and went on to undergraduate and graduate studies in piano performance, composition, and conducting at the School of Music at Boston University. A Guilford resident for 25 years, Mark appears regularly as a soloist and accompanist, and has served as Music Director of St. Andrew's, Madison, and the United Methodist Church of Clinton, among other positions. He came to Christ Church in the Fall of 2013. Mark can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donna Tafel is our amazing Parish Administrator. Donna is just the cheerful, organized and skilled person to fulfill this important role in our parish life. For ten years, Donna served as the Executive Assistant to the Executive Director of Goodspeed Musicals in East Haddam, and previously served in administrative roles with national accounting firms. Donna lives in Guilford with her husband Brad and their dog Charlie. Donna can be reached during Office Hours, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10a.m. to 3p.m. Otherwise you can leave a message at 203-453-2279, or an email to email@example.com.
Dorota Xeller, Director of Children and Youth Ministries, teaches music and dance at Neighborhood Music School and East Shoreline Catholic Academy in Branford. She has extensive music training in opera and piano. She owns a private music company called Twinkletoes Music, which provides music and movement education courses to many schools in the Greater New Haven area. Dorota was born in Opole, Poland and is fluent in English and Polish. She resides in Madison with her husband Robert, two children Mya and Ryan, and two dogs - Floyd and Thor. Dorota loves taking walks to the beach, biking, reading, and playing tennis with her family. Dorota can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donna LaFata, Communications Director, handles correspondence for Christ Church within the parish, and publicity and PR outside the parish in the greater community. Donna taught High School Science before staying home with her children and helping with the family business. Donna can be reached at email@example.com.
Kate Haggans, Newsletter Editor, is a retired professor of music. She holds a doctor of musical arts degree from the University of Arizona and taught at the university level and with the Opera Theatre of St. Louis Artists-in-Training program. She and her husband moved to Guilford in 2018 to be closer to their children and granddaughters. Kate can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are currently in the call process for a new rector. During this time, we have visiting ministers from the area leading our services and offering pastoral care to all.
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