Staff

Rev. Cynthia O’Brien is our Pastor. She can be contacted by email at revcynthiaobrien (at) gmail.com.

Debra Huddleston is our Music Director.  She studied at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, finishing her degree in organ at the Hartt School of Music in Hartford, CT. She later returned to receive a Masters degree in Piano accompanying. Debra has accompanied choirs on European tours, performances in the White House, and in choir festivals. She has worked with many notable conductors, including Richard Proulx (Chicago Cathedral), Leo Nestor (Shrine in Washington, D.C.), Don Neuen (Chrystal Cathedral), Dale Warland (Warland Singers), and James Litton (American Boy Choir).

Currently she is adjunct faculty at Linfield College. Debra also directs the Silvertones, a mixed community choir, and the Salem Madrigal Singers, and is accompanist (piano, harpsichord and organ) for the Willamette Master Chorus. With flutist, Sandy Duffy Norman, she has recorded a CD “Whisper in the Moonlight”; her solo piano Christmas CD is “Vienna Spice, Christmas on a Boesendorfer”. With Halcyon Trio Oregon (Joan Paddock, trumpets, Jackie Van Paepeghem, soprano) she toured Norway in the summer of 2007, performing several concerts throughout the country, including in Troldhaugen (Edvard Grieg’s home), and for the Norwegian Emmigration Center in Sletta. They have also performed in many locations throughout the West Coast. Debra is a Bösendorfer Educational Artist.

Rev. Peter Blank served as pastor from 2014 to 2016.

Rev. David Morelli served as pastor from 2007 to 2014.