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Building
Administrator


Jason Buckwalter
Jason Buckwalter
office phone: (410) 435-1506
fccsecretary@comcast.net

Music
Director


Patricia Amato
Patricia McKewen Amato
pmcamato@verizon.net

Church
Accountant


Joseph Haeffner
home phone: 410-821-7280
joehaeffner@verizon.net

Building
Maintenance


Joe Reister
Joe Reister
cell phone: 240-388-7338
joe.reister36@gmail.com

Profile


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Building
Administrator



Jason Buckwalter
office phone: (410) 435-1506
fccsecretary@comcast.net

Call or email Jason about the First Christian Church building, including making a reservation to use the building, fees, and maintenance requests. He is eager to assist you. His regular office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  Jason Buckwalter  

Jason Buckwalter has worked at First Christian Church as the Building Administrator since the spring of 2006. Originally from Landenberg, Pennsylvania, he moved to Baltimore for graduate studies in voice at the Peabody Conservatory. Having graduated in 2008 with a Master of Music degree and a Graduate Performance Diploma, Jason is a frequent performer in the Baltimore, Washington, and Annapolis areas with groups like the Loudoun Lyric Opera, Baltimore Concert Opera, Annapolis Chorale, and the Washington National Opera Chorus. He is also a member of the choir of men and boys at St. Stephen's Traditional Episcopal Church in Timonium.

 

Patricia Amato  

Music Director

Patricia McKewen Amato
pmcamato@verizon.net

Patricia McKewen Amato became Music Director at FIrst Christian in 2009. In this role, she plays organ and piano for our worship services, directs the choir, and selects music. Her extensive professional musician experience includes duties as conductor, coach, and accompanist in the United States and Europe, the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, and the music faculty of Towson University. She holds a Bachelors of Music degree from the Catholic University of America (magna cum laude), a Masters of Music degree from the University of Houston (magna cum laude), and certificates in lieder, opera, and chamber music from The American Institute of Musical Studies, in Graz, Austria.


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Joseph Haeffner has been the accountant at First Christian Church since the end of 2006. A retired CPA and tax advisor, he also worked for Verizon as VP and Chief Financial Officer of Verizon Directory Subsidiary. Joe holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in philosophy from Catholic University and an Masters of Science degree in Management Science from Johns Hopkins. Joe is a native of Baltimore where he raised his two children Michael and Gayle with his wife Trish. Joe is a member of the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Towson, where he has served as a cantor and soloist for more than forty years. He also enjoys reading, golf, and logic puzzles.

 

Church Accountant

Joseph Haeffner inside
Joseph Haeffner
home phone: 410-821-7280
joehaeffner@verizon.net


Joe Reister  

Building Maintenance

Joe Reister
cell phone: 240-388-7338
jcreister@sprint.blackberry.net

A recent member of our congregation,Joe Reister has worked for First Christian Church since 2010. He worshipped here with his grandmother, who was a member here and at Govans Christian Church. His father, Rev. Terry Reister, was a First Christian Church Timothy (seminarian supported by the congregation) and Disciples minister; he recently also passed away. Joe appreciates our prayers and support in the loss of his grandmother and father. He enjoys working on projects at the church, including remodeling of the Pastor's Study in 2011. Persons with building maintenance needs should obtain a Maintenance Request Form from the church bulletin board and submit it to the Church Office.


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