Our Staff

Senior Minister

Rev. Dr. Darcy Crain

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Following a residency program at Rush University Medical Center in chaplaincy, Darcy came to FCC Ann Arbor in 2008 as an Associate Minister. In 2020 she was called as our first female Senior Minister

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Minister of faith formation

Rev. Lily Tinker Fortel

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Over the last 20 years, Lily has worked with faith communities and nonprofit organizations. She has also worked with children and youth in volunteer programs, churches, camps, and schools. Most recently, she served as Minister of Spiritual Growth and Development at Bethlehem UCC…

Eric Hausman

Adjunct Minister

Rev. Eric Hausman

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After earning his Masters of Divinity from Harvard, Rev. Eric completed internships at King’s Chapel (Boston) and Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt (Germany). For 10+ years, he served congregations throughout New England and Germany as Senior Minister.

Marina Baker

Children's Ministry Coordinator

Marina Baker

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Marina grew up in Ann Arbor and joined the FCC in 2002 with her parents and older sister. At the age of 11 Marina started volunteering in the nursery on Sunday mornings (2007).

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Music Worship Leader

Terry Farmer

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Terry provides music leadership for our contemporary worship service and serves as a musician during our traditional worship throughout the year.

Benjamin Gaughran

Chancel Choir Director

Ben Gaughran

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Hailing from the United Kingdom, Benjamin began his musical studies as a pianist, spending several years as an accompanist for a variety of choirs and musical theatre companies as well as giving solo performances. Also, his work as a singer have comprised both classical and musical theatre contexts.


Dr. Timothy Huth

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Church Organist, Timothy Huth, grew up in Fostoria Ohio, beginning his musical career early on at St. Wendelin’s Catholic Church and schools.

Joshua Marzan


Dr. Joshua Marzan

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Joshua Marzan is a pianist, opera coach, and chamber musician based in Ann Arbor. He is a staff pianist at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance, working with the Choral Conducting, Voice, Winds, Brass and Percussion departments.

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Business Manager

Nancy SAuve

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Nancy started working at FCC on January 11, 2000 as bookkeeper.  While being the bookkeeper for 21 years, she has done a variety of jobs around the church as needed.  You can generally find her on Sunday mornings greeting people in the Smith Welcome Center.

Carolina Welch

Administrative Assistant

Carolina Welch

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Carolina was born in Colombia where she studied Business Administration and Psychology. She is bilingual in Spanish and English. She has worked with politicians and legal experts in Colombia as an administrative assistant to a senator.


Wedding Coordinator

Betty Jahnke

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Betty has been the primary wedding coordinator since 2006 and enjoys workings with couples and their families in planning their special day at our church.