St. John's United Church of Christ



Staff Directory

Pastor Caroline E. Saxton
The Rev. Caroline E. Saxton serves as pastor of St. John's United Church of Christ. Pastor Caroline was ordained by the Central Association of the Iowa Conference of the UCC in 2018. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Smith College and holds a Master of Divinity from Candler School of Theology, Emory University. She has certificates in Religion and Health and Women's Studies in Theology and Ministry. An Iowa native, Pastor Caroline is a recent transplant with roots in Pennsylvania. She values relationship, authenticity, and vulnerability. And she loves God. If you're ever not certain about how to pronounce her name, you can always start singing "Sweet Caroline" and you'll get it right.

Loretta Zimmerman
Office Manager
Loretta began her office management career right out of high school when she was hired as a secretary in the Personnel Department of the Chambersburg Area School District, as she attended College. She finds joy in working with people and helping them in any way she can. Loretta is a devoted mother of her son, Carter and likes being an active participant in his activities. She enjoys the outdoors and life in general. Her position as Office Manager at St. John’s United Church of Christ is a real blessing to her and her hope is to be a blessing to her co-workers and the members of this church.

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.

Service Hours

Worship Service on Sunday

10 am Worship Indoors (in our Sanctuary)
10 am Worship Online (via YouTube)

Saturday Worship 2nd Saturday of the Month
5:30 pm Worship Indoors (in Fellowship Hall)


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Contact Us

St. John's United Church Of Christ

1811 Lincoln Way East
Chambersburg PA 17202-3390

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