Who are the ministers of Zion Episcopal Church?
All the people of Zion!
Rev. Lucy LaRocca
Bio: Lucy joined Zion in May 2011. She and her husband David have been married 29 years and live in Madison. They have two young adult daughters.
Lucy’s first career was in education, teaching at risk teenagers for ten years. She holds a master’s degree in special education from Southern Connecticut State University. She graduated in 2008 from Berkeley Divinity School, the Episcopal seminary at Yale Divinity School, with a Master of Divinity degree. She initially served as curate of Trinity Church in Branford, CT and then as Associate Rector of Trinity Church on the Green in New Haven.
Contact Lucy with questions you may have about the Christian faith, the Episcopal Church, the Zion community, or if you are facing a pastoral crisis. She can be reached at 203-488-7395 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ralene has directed music in churches for almost 20 years. She also enjoys directing musical theater both in churches and for local community groups. She is passionate about music and creative arts in worship, and loves having people of all ages share that joy with her. She is a full-time college student at University of Bridgeport finishing her Bachelor’s degree in music education. Her husband Fred also loves music and sings in local choral and opera groups.
You may email Ralene at email@example.com with any questions.
Bio: Debbie was born and raised in North Branford. She has been the the parish administrator since August of 2000. She and her husband Joe have been parishioners of Zion since 1988.
Contact Debbie with questions about scheduling use of the parish hall, scheduling of lay ministries, and parish communications. She can be reached at 203-481-9193 or Zion_office@att.net
Jane has been a parishioner at Zion for six years and has steadily taken on various roles within the church, including lay reader, minister of communion, Reaching Out coordinator, vestry member, and now Senior Warden. Currently she is in the second year of Education for Ministry. Previously, Jane was a long time active volunteer with Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, and a basketball coach for peewees for many years. She enjoys, reading, gardening, hiking and old movies. Jane currently works as a paraprofessional in the East Haven School District. Jane and her husband Dave have been married for almost 33 years and have four adult children and one grandson. They currently reside in East Haven.
You may contact Jane at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-988-4401 if you have any questions or concerns.
The Junior Warden coordinates the maintenance and improvements to Zion buildings and grounds, including Zion Park and the Memorial Garden. Diane also serves on the Altar Guild, and is a Minister of Communion, Reader, Lay Eucharistic Visitor and a member of the Healing Prayer team. Diane is also one of Zion's delegates to convention.