Staff

Reverend Charity Omartian

Rev. Charity Omartian

Pastor
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Charity  holds a BA degree in vocal music performance from Hiram College and a Masters of Divinity degree from Methodist Theological School in Ohio. She also completed a year of Clinical Pastoral Education at the Cleveland Clinic and worked at The Church in Aurora (Congregational) and the Congregational Church of Tallmadge Ohio. While in Ohio, she met her husband Jim. Returning to New Hampshire to prepare for her ordination, she also worked as a staff chaplain at Lowell General Hospital in Lowell, MA. When Jim was accepted into the PhD accounting program at the University of North Carolina, Charity accepted a position as Palliative Care Chaplain resident at Duke University Hospital.

The Omartians have two children, Tommy, five, and  Violet who is two years old. The Omartians will make their home in Wells, with Jim spending time in North Carolina as needed to complete his PhD.

Traci Avery Pardoe

Director of Christian Education
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Traci Avery Pardoe grew up in York, Maine, where she attended York High School. Traci went on to York County Community College where she earned her Degree in Early Childhood Education. Traci works for York High School, in the Student Services area as the Data Manager/Secretary. She is also a Team Leader and Class Advisor for the class of 2017. Traci is also a member of the Dream Factory, Maine Chapter, which is a non-profit organization that grants dreams for critically and chronically ill children ages 3 through 18. Traci resides in Cape Neddick, Maine with her husband John, and her son Jacob. She enjoys spending time with her family, and traveling.

Greg Hall

Music Director/Organist

Greg is a Fellow of the Ucross Foundation whose mission is to foster fresh and innovative thinking in the visual arts, literature and music by providing residencies, work space, and uninterrupted time to individual artists, writers and composers.

Greg has composed nearly 40 works for varied ensembles. His recordings and works have been reviewed in the New Music Connoisseur, the New York Times, The American Record Guide, and MusicWeb International as well as the Portland Press/Herald.

Greg performs live (streaming) compositional improvisations two to four times weekly in the online virtual world Second Life and in a variety of real world venues in Maine.

B.A. in Music, University of California, Santa Barbara CA, 1982
Diploma in Composition, Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, PA, 1986
Maine “Composer of the Year”, Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music, Brunswick, ME , 1997
Elected to membership in American Composers Alliance (ACA), 2000

Dianne Smallidge

YSOC Directory (Youth Singers of Christ)

YSOC (Youth Singers of Christ) is directed by Dianne Chadbourne, who has been directing choruses and choirs for over 10 years.

Cathy Goodwin

Administrative Assistant

Lori Edgerly

Custodian

Rev. George Fowler, DD

Pastor Emeritus