Our Ministry Team

First Congregational UCC is blessed by the talents of our Pastorial Team

Pastor Liz officially graduated with her Master of Divinity (M.Div.) from Central Baptist Theological Seminary on May 16, 2020. She was awarded the highest honor of those graduating—The Presidential Citation—for leadership and academic achievement. In addition, she was recognized with the Wheeler-Proctor Award for Excellence in Theology. She is featured in a seminary website post titled “Stay-At-Home Order Leads to Using New Skills Gained” in the series Ready to Lead (https://www.cbts.edu/19488-2/).

First Congregational UCC is blessed by the talents of our Music Ministry Team

Tiffanie Waldron is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University with a degree in Music Education. Her vocal performances have ranged from private events to working with the Michigan Opera Theatre. With the Michigan Opera Theatre, Ms. Waldron has performed in several opera works such as Aida, Paggliaci, Margaret Garner, and Porgy and Bess. She has directed the FCUCC Ypsilanti choir since 2011. Ms. Waldron is currently an elementary music teacher.