Our Ministers and Staff

Rev. Dr. Anne W. Coffman

Interim Senior Minister
The Reverend Dr. Anne W. Coffman (please call her Rev. Anne or just Anne) was born in Lexington, Kentucky and grew up in Madison, Wisconsin. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, received her Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School, and her Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary. This summer... read more

Rev. Chris M. Delmar

Minister of Pastoral Care and Nurture
The Reverend Chris M. Delmar joined us in October, 2010 as our Minister of Pastoral Care and Nurture. Chris was ordained to the ministry in 2009 after graduating with a Masters of Divinity from Yale Divinity School.  Before joining our staff, Chris served at Yale New Haven Hospital as a Chaplain Resident.  In addition to... read more

Rev. Jonah K. Smith-Bartlett

Associate Minister of Children and Youth
Jonah Smith-Bartlett began service as an Associate Minister in July, 2009.  As Associate Minister of Children and Youth, Jonah leads the Guppies, JYG, and Quest for Truth Programs, as well as organizes and supports Youth Worship, heads the confirmation program, and participates in varying roles in all Youth Group programs as well as the church... read more

Caroline Ainsworth

Director of Youth Ministries
Caroline grew up in New Canaan and graduated from New Canaan High School in 2004.  Starting with Church School and Middle School Youth Group, Caroline became heavily involved in our ministries. In high school she was committed to YG and Quest and served as an MSYG advisor for two years. Caroline also swam for the... read more

Laurel Carr

Administrative Assistant
Laurel was born and raised in Buffalo, New York and graduated from the University at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1999. She moved to Connecticut shortly after graduation and met her husband Kirk, a CT native.  Laurel’s career in retail and fashion concluded in 2005 with the birth of her... read more

Kim Case

Youth Ministries Coordinator

Debbie Chapman

Pastoral Care Coordinator

Dr. Jo Deen Blaine Davis

Director of Music Ministries
Jo Deen (Jody) Blaine Davis, a native of Missouri, has enjoyed a career in music education, performance, and church music.  Since September 2005, Jody has been the Director of Music Ministries here at The Congregational Church of New Canaan.  Before moving to Connecticut, Jody was Organist and Assistant Director of Music at St. Martin’s Episcopal... read more

Anthony Jones


Marianna Kilbride

Director of Missions and Outreach

Christy Lombardozzi

Director Children's Formation & Music
Christy Lombardozzi joined the Church staff in September 2007.  As Director of Children’s Formation and Music, Christy leads the Spirit Singers, Joyful Noise, and 7th and 8th grade Youth Choir, and the Children’s Ministry program.  A certified Music Educator in grades Kindergarten through 12, Christy has taught general music and choral classes in public school... read more

Emily Mackay

Youth Program Assistant

Marie-Ange Masters

Director of Accounting & Purchasing

Kelly McGinn

Christian Education Coordinator
Kelly was born and raised in Victoria, Texas before studying Mass Media Communications at Texas State University with a minor in Creative Writing.  She moved to New Canaan in 2013 with her husband and two children from Carlsbad, California.  Their family immediately joined our church and became involved with children’s ministries and women’s fellowship as... read more

Kelly Morrissey

Chief Administrative Officer
Kelly was born in Indiana, grew up in upstate New York and graduated from Ithaca College with a bachelor’s degree in Communications Management in 1988. A former Vice President of Corporate Hospitality at Millsport, a sports marketing agency, Kelly also worked in the Worldwide Events department at Gartner Group in Stamford, and had her own... read more

Anne Wilkinson

Director of Communications
Anne joined the staff of The Congregational Church in March of 2008.  Anne grew up in Connecticut and Upstate New York, but throughout her childhood spent summers and holidays in New Canaan with her extended family, and so regards New Canaan as one of her home towns. Anne graduated from Clarkson University with a Bachelor... read more

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