OUR STAFF

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Director, Woodfords Senior Program

207-774-8243, Ext 107

cbell@woodfordschurch.org

Rev. Charlotte Bell

Charlotte is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and has spent 25 years as a medical social worker, specializing in end-of-life support, bereavement, grief, geriatrics, oncology, chaplaincy and parish ministry. A graduate of Andover Newton Theological School (ANTS), Charlotte holds a master of divinity degree as well as a certificate in spiritual and pastoral care. She also earned a master’s degree in social work from the University of New Hampshire.

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Christian Ed Facilitator

emory@williston-immanuel.org

Emory Burke

Emory is currently finishing their Master of Theology degree. Their undergraduate degree is in Intercultural Ministry and Christian Ministry. Emory grew up in the Church of the Nazarene and served as a volunteer, intern, and volunteer pastor for several different churches in that denomination. They also worked as a Youth and Family Minister for an Episcopal Church in the Midwest. 

Click here for Emory's self introduction.

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Administrative Director

207-774-8243, Ext 106

tcoviello@woodfordschurch.org

Teri Coviello

Teri came to Woodfords Church after spending over two decades in international education. She has worked in operations for educational institutions, nonprofits, and a financial planning firm. She lives in South Portland with her husband and daughter.

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Director of Music/Organist

207-774-8243, Ext 105

music@woodfordschurch.org

Paul Schnell

Paul is a graduate of Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education. With over thirty years experience in music education , he has directed school choruses and music classroom activities and he has led numerous concerts and music ensembles.

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Building Manager

207-774-8243, Ext 107

lshaw@woodfordschurch.org

Louise Shaw

Louise came to Woodfords Church with a long history of pride in keeping a facility clean. She was on the housekeeping staff at a number of local hotels for many years, most recently as Executive Housekeeper at the Residence Inn in downtown Portland. While at the Inn, Louise supervised over 25 staff members and was responsible for 179 rooms. She lives in Standish with her husband and two daughters.

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Ecumenical Youth Group Facilitator

hannah@hopegateway.com

Hannah Smith-Erb

Hannah Smith-Erb is so grateful to be the new ecumenical youth group facilitator. She has worked with youth as a Sunday school assistant at Woodfords and Nature Education Director at Pilgrim Lodge, the Maine UCC summer camp. Over the past year, she has deepened her involvement with the Poor People’s Campaign and organizes for the movement with faith communities. A religious studies major and human development minor at Colby College, she is exploring a call to ministry and planning to attend seminary next year.