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
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.

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