United Church of Christ

UCC Wellness Ministries Network Leadership Team

The UCC Faith Community Nurse Network is under the auspices of the Health Care Justice Program, Justice and Witness Ministries

Leadership team

Rev. Amos Acree, RN
Consultant, Health Ministry,
Faith Community Nursing
108 Eastwood Parkway, Depew, NY 14043
(Work/home) 716-671-8125
email: revrn@juno.com


Wendy Merriman, MA, RN
Faith Community Nurse
Commissioned Minister of Health & Pastoral Care
807 Neck Rd., Tiverton, RI 02878
(Home) 401-624-4152
(Cell) 401-487-3819
email: whmerr@aol.com

Rebecca (Becky) Anton, MSN, RN
Faith Community Nurse
Commissioned Minister of Congregational Health
Parkside Community Church
5700 South Land Park Drive,
Sacramento, CA 95822
(Church) 916-421-0492
(Home) 916-428-7927
(Cell) 916-996-6518
(Fax) 916-421-0583
email: ranton39@sbcglobal.net

Linda Morgan, BSN, RN
Faith Community Nurse
Community UCC
2208 Plymouth Dr., Champaign, IL 61821
(Home) 217-352-6375
(Church) 217-344-5091
email: lindamorgan@sbcglobal.net

Alyson Breisch, MSN, RN-BC
* Chair, FCN Leadership Network*

Faith Community Nurse
Commissioned Minister of Congregational Health
United Church of Chapel Hill
1321 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(Church) 919-942-3540
(Cell) 919-724-0586
(Fax) 919-942-3540
email: alyson.breisch@gmail.com

Deborah Ringen, MSN, RN-BC
Faith Community Nurse
Visiting Nurses of the Lower Valley
2 Brittney Lane, Westbrook, CT 06498
(Work) 860-767-0186
(Cell) 805-216-5809
email: (home) dmringen@gmail.com
           (work) dringen@visitingnurses.org


Courtney Holmes, APRN, ANP-BC, RN-BC
Faith Community Nurse
First Congregational Church of West New Haven
1 Church Street, West Haven, CT 06516
(Church) 203-933-6291
email: whparishnurse@gmail.com

Rev. Donna Smith-Pupillo, RN
Executive Director,
Deaconess Parish Nurse Ministry Network
475 E. Lockwood Ave., Suite 113,
Webster Groves, MO 63119
(Office) 314-918-2596
email: dsmith-pupillo@eden.edu

Peggy Matteson, PhD, RN-BC
Faith Community Nurse
Commissioned Minister of Congregational Health
RI Conference of the United Church of Christ
26 North Water Street, Portsmouth, RI 02871
(Home) 401-683-7475
(Cell) 401-965-3272
email: peggymatteson@cox.net

Lisa Thomas, RN,
Faith Community Nurse
UCC Church House
Cleveland, OH 44115
(work) 216-736-3909
email: ThomasL@ucc.org

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