St. John's United Church of Christ



Staff Directory

Pastor Robert Macfarlane
Interim Pastor
The Rev. Bob Macfarlane joins St. John’s United Church of Christ as our Interim Pastor. Rev. Macfarlane was ordained by the Metro Boston Association of the Massachusetts Conference of the UCC in 1971. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy & Religion from Boston University and his Master of Divinity degree from Andover Newton Theological School. In addition, he has completed various workshops and courses for Interim Ministry including a Certification of Intentional Interim Ministry. The Rev. Macfarlane has forty years of experience as pastor of several UCC churches. After retirement he has been an Intentional Interim pastor for six different churches. He comes to St. John’s after serving an Intentional Interim with a church in New Hampshire. Rev Macfarlane and his wife Diana, a retired elementary teacher, have two grown sons.

Loretta Zimmerman
Office Manager

Gary & Gloria Crum
Choir Director and Organist
(coming soon)

Roxanne Davenport
Director of Children & Youth
Roxanne Davenport comes to St. John’s as Director of Children and Youth Ministries after retiring from 35 years in public school education here in Chambersburg. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Bloomsburg University and a Master’s in Education degree from Shippensburg University. She has worked in Christian Education with the United Church of Christ for more than 25 years. Roxanne is originally from Red Lion, PA and resides with her husband Jack, 1 dog, 2 cats, and 2 turtles here in Chambersburg. They have 5 children and 6 grandchildren. Besides family, Roxanne enjoys gardening, cooking, cross stitch, music, reading, cycling, camping, kayaking and therapy dog work.

Chrissy Myers
Praise Team Leader
Chrissy is a long-time member of St. John's. She is a 2008 graduate of the Art Institute of York-PA where she earned her degree in Multi-Media Specialized Technologies. She is a proud Aunt to eight beautiful nieces and nephews. Inspired by her youngest niece, Olivia, Chrissy is a founding member of an Congenital Heart Defect Awareness group called Mended Little Hearts of South-Central PA. Chrissy loves animals, photography, hiking, sports (go Steelers!!!), movies, and time spent with family.

Marty Kelly
Marty's first experience as a custodian was in 1999 at a small custodial business in Greenvillage. He enjoys helping others and keeping people safe. He has an awesome wife, Debbie, of 16 1/2 years with 3 boys (Dylan, Brendan, Ralphie) and that gets almost all of his attention. Talking with strangers and evangelism is his passion. He prays that he is a blessing to his co-workers and members of this Jesus loving Church. His position as custodian/maintenance is a true blessing that was answered prayer.

Service Hours

Worship Service on Sunday

9 am Church School
10 am Worship in Sanctuary


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St. John's United Church Of Christ

1811 Lincoln Way East
Chambersburg PA 17202-3390

Tel: 717-263-8593
Fax: 717-263-9010