Staff

Pastor Kelly Ryan – Senior Minister

 

Pastor Kelly RyanPastor Kelly Ryan is the Senior Pastor at The Table.  Pastor Kelly holds a Master of Divinity from Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California, and a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies from Grinnell College. She is credentialed as an Our Whole Lives Comprehensive Sexuality educator and completed five units of Clinical Pastoral Education in hospital and hospice settings.

Pastor Kelly is one of 16 pastors under 35 in the Next Generation Leadership Initiative (NGLI) class of 2028. NGLI is a leadership development initiative through the UCC Pension Boards that equips, energizes, and empowers younger UCC local church pastors who demonstrate significant potential to build vibrant congregations that change lives and further God’s mission in the world.

In 2013, she was invited to serve as one of the first Emerging Leaders at First Church Berkeley, a program for young adults who demonstrate gifts for ministry to practice congregational leadership, share in worship leadership, and craft special projects.

Personal

Kelly loves hiking, yoga, reading historical fiction, playing guitar and singing, and learning new instruments such as the Cajon drum.  She met her husband, Jason Guy, in seminary. He is originally from Escondido. Kelly describes Jason as “a great source of support for me in my ministry.”

You can contact Pastor Kelly directly at kryan@tableucc.com.

 

Music Director

Jim Tompkins-MacLaine

 

Jim Tompkins-MacLaine is Music Director at The Table.  Jim began his formal musical education at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, studying choral conducting and vocal performance. He then attended Arizona State University, where he co-founded the jazz vocal program.

Jim has a master’s degree in Music History from San Diego State University, where he taught a laboratory class in the history of Vocal Jazz in America. An accomplished tenor, he has sung on six continents, and toured the globe with the Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers, the leading black concert choir in the U. S.  Jim also conducts the Pacific Coast Chorale, a 60-voice community choir serving the San Diego area and teaches voice privately. We are so fortunate, he has developed a rich program of music at The Table.

 

 

 

Church Moderator

Sheena Myers

Sheena Myers is the current (2018) moderator at The Table, you can contact her through the Church office..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Children’s Center

Charley Brown Children’s Center Director: Elizabeth Cortese

  Pastoral Care

Care is the primary mission of the church. We care for each other and the community through our prayers, by visiting one another in times of distress and through counseling sessions with our Pastor. If you have a prayer request, please send an email to us at officeucclm@gmail.com . We will pray for you, and if you indicate that you need follow up and give us the means to do so, someone will be in touch.

Office Staff

Administrative Assistant KellyAdministrative Assistant : Kelly Andrade    officeucclm@gmail.com

Kelly holds a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science  from San Jose State University and a Bachelor’s degree in History from SDSU.  She has two wonderful children, Caitlin and Ethan.  When she is not driving her children around San Diego; she loves to read, hike, bake, travel, and spend time with her family.  She has a hidden talent of cake decorating and can make cing roses!

 

 

 

Contact Us:

Church:

Contact our office at officeucclm@gmail.com or by calling 619.464.1519;  you will be routed to the appropriate person.  We look forward to hearing from you!  We also have a fax: 619-741-1372.

Children’s Center:

Charley Brown Children’s Center  phone: 619-463-5126  email: cbcc1972@gmail.com