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Interim Pastor Rev Dr. Eileen Lindner
Reverend Eileen W. Lindner, Acting Pastor and Moderator of the Session comes to Shrewsbury as an Honorably Retired Presbyterian Pastor who most recently served as Senior Pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Tenafly, NJ. Previously she served for over thirty years with the National Council of Churches, USA and the World Council of Churches. A native of Pennsylvania she completed her Master of Divinity at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago and the Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary in New York. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Montreat Conference Center and a consultant to the Presbyterian Program Agency and Presbyterian Foundation. She is the author of several books and numerous articles. The mother of two grown sons she is grandmother to two. Her leisure interests include theatre, reading and travel. She resides in Brick, NJ.
Director of Music Ministries Marcello Velame
Marcello Velame holds an undergraduate degree from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ where he was awarded the Alexander McCurdy Organ Scholarship. He also studied at Julliard School of Music. He has appeared as guest conductor at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Canada and he has sung under the direction of acclaimed conductors Robert Shaw, Kurt Masur, and Wolfgang Sawallisch.
Marcello has conducted major choral and orchestral works, both in and outside the church. He has also prepared choral works such as Beethoven Mass in C for performances at Carnegie Hall and conducted the ALLEGRO1 chorus in performances in several venues in New Jersey. Marcello is also a music teacher at Shark River Elementary School.
Director of Christian Education Sherri Adler
Sherri has been a member of the Presbyterian Church at Shrewsbury since 1996 and is in her 8th year as the Director of Christian Education. She has served as Nursery Coordinator, Sunday School Teacher, Superintendent and CE Elder during those 21 years. As DCE, Sherri oversees the daily management of the Nursery, Sunday School programs and the Senior High Youth Group. She assists the Pastor in teaching the year-long Confirmation Program, as well as, other Adult Ed areas. Sherri is also employed by the Presbytery of Monmouth as the Director of the Genesis Center (A Christian Resource Center). She is in her fourth year as the Treasurer of the Eastern Region Association of Presbyterian Educators. Sherri lives in Rumson with her twenty year old daughter, Ashley and their adorable puppy "Charlie". Sherri is very appreciative and grateful for all who contribute to the education and nurturing of the children at PCAS.
Office Administrator Billie McNally
Billie McNally became the Office Administrator on February 5, 2018. Billie attended Caldwell College. She has owned and operated a myriad of businesses, including a conversation English business in Hong Kong and an avocado farm in Kula Maui. She has just published her first book.
Sexton Douglas Silk
Douglas is semi retired. He spent most of his career in the Advertising and Marketing industry working in agencies in New York and New Jersey as well as photography and design studios. Douglas also designs and creates silver and gold jewelry, and likes to cook.
Mascot - Charlie