REV. TAMMY THEIS-SATTERLEE
Rev. Tammy Theis-Satterlee, M.A.Ed. (she/her) is an interfaith/interspiritual minister and spiritual companion/director. She was ordained in 2020 at One Spirit Learning Alliance.
Tammy is an artist and writer, who has spent much of her professional career working with parents and young children. Tammy is passionate about weaving diverse communities together to make the world a more loving and compassionate place to be. She has two children, a son, Nate, and future daughter-in-law Cassie, and daughter Julia.
MINISTER OF MUSIC
David Bell has been serving as the Minister of Music since June 2019. Dave has been active in the New Haven area for many years as an accompanist, singer, choral director and church musician. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree from Houghton College and also attended the Hartt School of Music. In 2008 Dave felt a call to seminary and was accepted at Hartford Seminary in their Cooperative Master of Divinity program. He then went on to Andover Newton Theological School where he graduated with his Master of Divinity degree in 2014.
He currently serves as an accompanist at the Yale School of Drama and at the Neighborhood Music School. He has previously served as the Director of Music at the Killingworth Congregational Church, the Branford Evangelical Free Church, and as acting Music Director at Prospect Congregational Church. In his spare time, Dave loves theater and the outdoors. He has portrayed many fun and challenging roles over the years with various regional theater companies.
DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION
Ashley has joined us here at Seymour Congregational Church after working at the Bethel Congregational Church for 7 years as their Director of Youth Ministries. Ashley grew up in Simsbury, CT and attended Gordon College where she studied Youth Ministry. As Director of Faith Formation, Ashley will be creating programs to help nurture our faith.
Ashley Lives in Woodbridge, CT with her husband Sterling and their son Kip. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys playing softball and spending time outdoors.
Kat began working as the Office Administrator at the church in the Spring of 2022. She has a diverse administrative management and support background and spent several years in her career as an executive assistant to several C-level executives and local business owners.
Kat's experience in managing, coordinating, organizing, and overseeing day-to-day operations of many diverse business environments benefits the needs of our community's growing and changing environment. In addition, her passion for being of service to the church community makes her proud and happy to be part of the Seymour Congregational Church.
Kat lives in Seymour with her best friend and husband Jacob and her dog Finn. When not at work, Kat enjoys hiking, biking, camping, and spending time in the great outdoors.