CCC Staff

Rev. Kevin Goldenbogen, Senior Pastor

Rev. Goldenbogen comes to us from the United Church of Underhill, VT where

he has been Pastor since 2008. Prior to Vermont, he lived in the Boston area

where he received a Master of Arts degree in Theology and a Master of Divinity degree from Andover Newton Theological School. He served as Youth Pastor at

the Congregational Church of Topsfield, MA. Kevin is from Rochester, NY and

holds a B.A. in English Literature from The University of Pittsburgh. He is very involved with the Vermont Conference, UCC where he has served in various leadership roles. Kevin and his wife Deirdre, have 2 sons -- Owen, 14 and

Simon, 7. In his spare time, Pastor Kevin enjoys woodworking, playing recorder

and drum, barbecuing, baking bread and riding his red Vespa scooter. rev.kemg@gmail.com   

Rev. Susan Cooke Kittredge, Associate Pastor

Susan joined the staff as part time Associate Pastor on January 1, 2014, having been part of our congregation since 2009. She graduated from Andover Newton Theological Seminary and served for many years as Senior Minister of the Old Meeting House in East Montpelier, Vermont. She was the clergy representative to the Ethics Committee of Central Vermont Hospital for close to 20 years. Susan and her husband, Charlie, moved to Shelburne in 2008 from Middlesex, VT where they had lived for 37 years.  They have five grown children and eight grandchildren. Susan is a regular commentator for Vermont Public Radio. She is also an avid gardener and during the summer has a small farm stand at the end of her driveway in Shelburne.  scookekitt@mac.com

Hadley Bunting, Director of Family, Children & Youth

Hadley started attending CCC with her family in November of 2014, when her children were sold on the delicious spread at coffee hour. She served for a year on the Christian Education Committee and joined the staff as the Sunday School Coordinator in March of 2016. She has a BA from Stanford and an MEd from Harvard. She taught high school in Honolulu, San Francisco, London, and outside Boston before moving to Burlington in 2004, where she taught at Champlain College for 11 years. She was born and raised in Colorado and is a westerner at heart.

Rita Murphy, Administrative Assistant

Rita has a B.A in Religious Studies from Lemoyne College and has studied at the University of Vermont and The Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado.  She taught creative writing at The Monteverde Friends School in Monteverde Costa Rica and currently teaches at the Breadloaf Young Writers' Conference in Middlebury, Vermont.  Rita is the author of young adult fiction and works as an editor for Japan Link Translations.  She lives in Charlotte with her husband and son and loves to dance, paint and ice skate.  charlotteucc@gmavt.net

Karen Speidel, Bookkeeping

Karen was our Office Manager from January 2001 after the two positions of Bookkeeper and Administrative Assistant were combined, until August 2013. With a BA in Music from Muhlenberg College and certifications in music and elementary education, her early career included music, early childhood, and special education before turning to business when her daughters were young. She has worked in bookkeeping and office administration for 22 years. She enjoys singing with Vermont Choral Union, working out & dancing at Jazzercise, and being with her family. Her husband David is a partner at Place Creative Company, her daughter Kate an architect with AECOM, and her daughter Anna a recent environmental science graduate planning to study landscape architecture. cccbookkeeper@gmavt.net

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