Center Church welcomed Rev. Richard DenUyl as our interim minister in September of 2021. Richard received his master of divinity from McCormick Seminary. He has served churches in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Martha’s Vineyard. Richard is an avid runner and enjoys sailing his boat Grace with his daughter Sophia, his wife Barbara and their dog Luna.
Whether playing the organ or the piano, directing the choir or leading congregational hymn singing, Karen builds on our tradition of being a church where faith and culture intersect. As Director of Music at Center Church, she is responsible for all aspects of music in our worship services. Prior to coming to Center Church, Karen served other congregations in Connecticut and New York. She also had a 30+ year career as an attorney, including over
As the Business Office Administrator, GiGi oversees the operations and finance at Center Church as well as administering to the renovations at the Meetinghouse.Born in Riverdale, New York and raised in Connecticut, GiGi graduated from Southern Connecticut State University with a degree in Political Science.GiGi is married to Brian, with whom she shares a daughter, Juliet, and a son, Eric as well as Thomas, Mark and Steven, from Brian's first marriage.
Born in Mayaquez, Puerto Rico. Enrique grew up in Bronx, NY and Providence, RI. He moved to Bristol CT as a young adult. There, he worked for the City of Bristol for almost 30 years performing Custodial/Maintenance until his retirement. After his retirement, he worked for the West Haven Library for a couple of years. He has been very involved in the unions at both the City of Bristol, as Union Rep, and then as
Addie is a longtime resident of New Haven. Currently, she is the Coordinator of Shepard Street Community Garden, and a board member at Community Action Agency of New Haven and The Greater New Haven Opportunities Industrial Center.