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Nerice Kaufman, M.Div., MA, D.Min, LMFT , Interim Senior Pastor
Nerice Kaufman has been a therapist and healthcare professional for more than 35 years. She has worked in a variety of settings — hospice, addiction recovery, and ministerial positions — in a variety of capacities, including administrator, executive director, individual and family counselor, and senior pastor. She now serves First Congregational Church of Ramona as our Interim Minister.
Ratko Filipovich, Sacred Arts Director
Ratko has been faithfully and skillfully serving as our Sacred Arts Director since 2017. He directs our Chancel Choir, our Gospel Choir, our Bell Choir, and participates in and leads our Emmaus Road bluegrass ensemble.
Emily Whigham, Children & Youth Choir Director
My name is Emily Whigham and I am our Children and Youth Choir Director here at First Congregational Church of Ramona. I have been singing in honor choirs, competition show choirs, private events, musical theater, and our church choirs since I was 10 years old. I have been involved with our children’s choirs here at the church since about 2014 assisting previous directors and as a director myself. We have two choirs, Minor Miracles for grades K-6th, and Heaven Bound for grades 7th-12th. You can reach me by email at email@example.com. Thank you.
Brittany Volk, Co-Youth Director
Having served as Interim Youth Director at FCC previously, Brittany now returns as co-director after having taught junior-high biology. She brings enthusiasm, administrative skills, and a loving heart to the position and to our youth.
Linda Hogue, Office Administrator
Having managed offices for non-profit ministries in California and New Hampshire, this is the only thing that could call me out of COVID-quarantined retirement! What a joy to serve this congregation, the community of Ramona, and our God.