Staff

Rev. Valerie Coe Lowder

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The Rev. Valerie Coe Lowder is an authorized minister in the Southeast Conference, United Church of Christ.  She has been a mentor to many women and men preparing for ministry.  She served as a pastor in North Carolina and Virginia, a campus minister in Delaware, and a youth minister in Indiana and Pennsylvania.  As an educator, […]

Rev. Marie Bacchiocchi

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The Rev. Marie A. Bacchiocchi was raised Roman Catholic in Mansfield, Massachusetts where she learned how to be an ardent Boston sports fan. She received her BA from Mount Holyoke College, her M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and her MAT in elementary education from Rhode Island College. Marie is a trained Spiritual Director from the […]

Ms. Debbie Spearman

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Debbie has been on staff of the Southeast Conference since 2011. As the Generosity Coordinator, she leads the Capital Campaign efforts for the Conference as well as helping churches with OCWM (Our Church’s Wider Mission) basic support.  Debbie is also assisting with the PATHWAYS ministry as the GTE Immersion Trip Coordinator. She traveled with the […]

Rev. Chris Lyman Waldron

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Chris is the co-pastor of Praxis UCC, an emergent church start in Atlanta that encourages questions, deep participation in worship, and service in the community. As a bi-vocational pastor, he also works as the Communications Director for the Southeast Conference of the UCC as well as providing IT support and serving as the webmaster. On […]