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Staff

Rev. Susan Lassalle - Pastor 

 

Pastor Susan was born in New Orleans and grew up in Metairie. She lived in Baton Rouge for 13 years, where she attended LSU and earned a BS and MA in Education. Susan was an educator for 21 years, teaching in Baton Rouge, Metairie, and Kenner. For two years she served as a missionary in Kenya, where she taught at an international school. She also served at the Bible Translation and Literacy Center in Nairobi, writing Bible study materials for the languages in which the Bible was being translated. 


When she returned to the US, she continued working on and completed a Master of Divinity from seminary. In 2006 she was ordained in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and called to serve as pastor of First Christian Church in Slidell. She served there for 7 ½ years and led that congregation through a transformation process.


In 2013 she moved to Austin, Texas, to serve as Regional Field Director for Church World Service.  In October of 2015 she was called to be Pastor of Little Farms United Church of Christ. Susan enjoys being outside, working in the yard, and being with family and friends. She enjoys reading theological books and progressive Christianity books and follows news and politics daily. Susan can be reached by email at slassalle3@gmail.com.

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Molly Guinan - Music Director

​Molly took on the position of Music Director at Little Farms United Church of Christ in July of 2015 shortly after moving to New Orleans for an internship. Molly is originally from Lancaster, Ohio and graduated from the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio, receiving her Bachelor's in Music Therapy as well as a minor in Psychology and a Certification in Church Music. As the Music Director, Molly directs and accompanies LFUCC musicians and organizes special music for services and events. In addition to being Music Director at LFUCC, she owns Crescent City Music Therapy, a private music therapy practice through which she provides individual and group music therapy services to individuals of all ages in the Greater New Orleans Area. 


If you have any questions or would like to receive information on how to get involved with music at Little Farms, feel free to contact Molly at molly@ccmusictherapy.com. We welcome all who wish to use their gifts and talents to serve God!

Karen Nauck - Church Secretary

Karen has been Church Secretary since 2013.  She is a lifelong United Church of Christ member, growing up in an old church in New Orleans.  She loves being involved with Children’s Ministries, Music and Hospitality.  Karen has 5 children and 6 grandchildren and has been married to Michael for 40 years.

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