Marci Auld Glass is a graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas and Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia.
Before joining us at Calvary, Marci served as Pastor & Head of Staff at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho. Before moving to Boise, she served in Youth Director roles at churches in New Mexico and Washington state.
She is the Co-Moderator of the Board of the Covenant Network of Presbyterians, and Moderator of Planned Parenthood’s Clergy Advocacy Board. She also serves on Columbia Theological Seminary’s Alumni Board.
Marci and her husband, Justin have two sons: Alden, in law school at Duke in North Carolina, and Elliott, a rising senior at Trinity University, where he is majoring in Geosciences. Marci also has an older son, Eric, who she placed for adoption when she was in college. He and his wife Ashley live in Dallas, TX.
In her free time, she studies the Enneagram, hikes as much as her new bionic knee will allow, and plays the cello. She occasionally blogs at www.marciglass.com.
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For the Pastor Nominating Committee’s Introductory Brochure on Marci, click here.
Reverend Victor Floyd believes that spiritual care is the heartbeat of the church and he brings a wide breadth of valuable experience and pastoral training to our team. Having worked early in his career at North Decatur Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Victor’s history with the PC(USA) runs deep. He earned his Master of Divinity at Pacific School of Religion and is ordained with dual standing in the Metropolitan Community Church and United Church of Christ (UCC). Victor is also an accomplished musician. He has completed programs at the Institute for Health & Healing (CPMC), the Robert Shaw Choral Music Institute, the Merola Program (SF Opera) and Indiana University School of Music. Victor grew up near Rome, Georgia and is married to Lou Grosso.
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Joann Haejong Lee is Calvary’s Associate Pastor for Community Formation. She was born in New York City to Korean immigrant parents and grew up in Houston, Texas. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from The University of Texas at Austin and a Masters of Divinity from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois. Joann was ordained as a teaching elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA) while she served as a Lily Pastoral Resident at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago. She then served as an Associate Pastor at The House of Hope Presbyterian Church in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Joann and her partner Mike live in San Francisco with their three rambunctious kids: Austin, Rose, and Josephine. She loves that the Bay Area offers many wonderful places to drink boba, walk among the redwoods, and hear the crash of the ocean waves.
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David Foster has been working at Calvary since 2013, after spending 30 years working in the medical and biotech industries. He has previously served as a CFO or GM in several companies, co-founded and served as CEO of a start-up company, and has managed a wide variety of organizational areas and departments, including financial, HR, IT, facilities, legal, manufacturing, and product development.
David has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA, both from the University of California, Berkeley. He lives with his wife Katherine in San Mateo. His daughter Emily, works in the software industry, and his son Alexander works in the consumer products industry.E-mail David: firstname.lastname@example.org.
After a lengthy career in financial services and 15 plus years as a Sunday school teacher, David decided to accept the call to work full-time at Calvary.
David spent many years at Calvary in youth and family ministry and now has moved into a new role at Calvary as the Manager of Hospitality and Engagement. In his new role, David provides support for the church in: facility management, pastoral care, and event support as well as supporting other lay leadership groups such as church Elders or Deacons.
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Michael’s musical career extends from conductor, organist, pianist, and singer to arranger, author, and composer. He is grounded in the great canon of Western classical music and is delighted with Calvary’s strong legacy in the classical tradition. He is also very experienced in such other genres as gospel, jazz, folk, musical theater, and cabaret, and believes that there are many ways to connect with the spirit through music.
Michael takes seriously the “ministry” in “music ministry.” He has rich experience as a valued part of worship-planning teams. Moreover, he views himself as providing music that inspires people along their faith journeys. What he counts as most important is the quality of the music and its appropriateness to the worship theme.
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Alison Faison is the Director of Children and Family Ministries. She offers spaces for children to notice God’s presence, question, play, sing, and fellowship. She and her husband Westy have been Calvary members for over 10 years and have served with the community through teaching children and youth and leading youth mission trips. They enjoy spending time with their two children. Alison has a Master’s degree in Art History with a B.A. in Art History and Italian and taught ancient art history to freshman high school girls for six years. She was an academic tutor and instructor of prenatal and postnatal yoga, hatha yoga for teens and adults, and children’s dance and music. Alison leads the weekly Wednesday Calvary Playgroup, Sunday Studio, the annual Mt. Hermon retreat children’s ministry and Calvary Camp. She works closely with thirteen caring and qualified childcare team members and several Calvary volunteers.
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Robin L. Morjikian is Calvary’s first-ever Director of Development and Volunteer Engagement. A life-long Presbyterian, she has been a member of Calvary for more than 21 years, having served in a number of volunteer and leadership roles. Robin described this opportunity as, “The intersection of my three greatest passions and professional areas of expertise: placing my Christian faith into action; establishing and maintaining the trust of donors; and increasing charitable giving to improve the lives of all people.” She earned her master’s degree in Public Administration from New York University and her bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College. She lives in San Francisco with her daughters, Olivia and Sophia.
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Elders are called to exercise leadership, government, and discipline for the life of the church. Together with the ministers of Word and Sacrament, they have responsibility for strengthening, nurturing, and oversight of the spiritual and theological life of the congregation. Each Calvary Elder works on at least one of five commissions: Education; Fellowship (which includes integration of members into church activities); Serving (which includes outreach to the local and world-wide community); Worship; and Support (which includes management of property, finances, stewardship, and personnel). It is the Elders’ responsibility to ensure that resources of time, talent, and money are used appropriately to meet the goals of the church and its congregation. The service tenure for each Elder is three years.
Jane Manning Hyatt
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Deacons are called to serve as the primary assistants to the staff for pastoral care. Each Deacon participates on at least one committee with activities ranging from providing transportation for the elderly to and from worship services; personal visitation; correspondence and flower delivery to shut-in members; benevolences; and organizing serving and fund raising projects such as hosting Calvary’s Thanksgiving Dinner and Adopt-a-Family with Raphael House. Deacons and Elders share the responsibilities for the offering and communion services. The service tenure is three years. If you are not sure who your deacon is or how to contact him or her, call the office at 415.346.3832, or click here to send an email query.
Leo Gilreath, Jr.