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About Our Staff

The Rev. Dr. Johann J. Bosman

Lead Pastor

(973) 379-5600 x 14
johann@communitychurch.org

 

The Reverend Dr. Johann J. Bosman is the Lead Pastor of Community Congregational Church in Short Hills, NJ. Johann holds Masters Degrees in Psychology and Theology, as well as a Doctorate in Ministry from Princeton Theological Seminary. In the past year he expanded Community Church’s outreach initiatives in neighboring Irvington through monthly food and educational programs. Johann also provides executive coaching, counseling, leadership and career consultation services for teenagers and adults. Johann is married to his wife, Hannelie, and they have three children: Hennie, Willem, and Helene. The family enjoys traveling together and outdoor activities like diving and hiking.

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The Rev. Margie Price

Assistant Pastor

(973) 379-5600 x 13
margie@communitychurch.org

 

Margie grew up with her family and several horses, dogs, and cats on a small farm in upstate, New York. Having been active in the UCC all her life, while completing a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish, Margie combined her love of language and ministry and helped facilitate the New York Conference’s ecumenical partnership with Misión Cristiana, an evangelical denomination in Nicaragua. She moved to the New York Metro area to pursue her Master’s in Divinity at New York Theological Seminary, from which she graduated in 2017. Margie is currently serving on the Board of directors of the Association of United Church Educators helping to create opportunities for Christian educators to gather, share ideas, resources, and support with one other. She, her partner Eva, and their teenage son Liam, can often be found traveling to spend time with their family and friends, camping, and playing games together. 

Brian Dailey

Director of Music Ministries

(973) 379-5600 x 15
church@communitychurch.org

 

Brian Dailey teaches music for the Morris-Union Jointure Commission, working with children and young adults with autism. In the summer months he acts as program director at Oak Crest Day Camp in Somerset. He joined the CCC chancel choir in December of 1991. 

Linda Langstaff

Financial Director

(973) 379-5600 x 10
linda@communitychurch.org

 

Linda Langstaff has diverse experience in a variety of settings, from the U.S. Senate to a Wall Street firm. Prior to joining the staff at Community Church, she was the Office Administrator at the United Methodist Church in Madison. She has also worked as a freelance writer, editor and desktop publisher, and was the Director of Music at Union Village United Methodist Church for several years. Linda has a B.A. in music and pursued a graduate degree in Theory and Composition at the University of Maryland.

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Suzanne Bender-Finter

Communications Administrator

(973) 379-5600 x 15
suzanne@communitychurch.org

 

Suzanne joined the Community Congregational Church staff in June of 2021 as our Communications Administrator. She has a background in church administration and is a graduate of DuCret School of Arts with a major in Fine Arts and Graphic Design. A native of the Jersey Shore, she and her husband Scott can be found enjoying their time hiking on nature trails or traveling to the best beaches that can be found.

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Monica Leysa

Youth Program Coordinator

(973) 379-5600 x13
monica@communitychurch.org

 

Crystal Martucci

Youth Program Coordinator

(973) 379-5600 
church@communitychurch.org

 

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Joey Santos

Sexton

(973) 379-5600 
church@communitychurch.org