The Rev. Jason Bricker-Thompson
Jason graduated from Hiram College with a B.A. in Religious Studies and Vanderbilt Divinity School with a Masters in Divinity. He served in ministry to youth and families at Kent UCC, was a College Chaplain and Dir. of Community Service and Service Learning at Hiram College, and worked as an Educational Director at Heifer International's Overlook Farm teaching about their mission to end world hunger and care for the earth.
Jason met his wife Monica at Hiram House Camp when they both worked there. They have two daughters (Eileen and Hannah) and have been foster parents. Jason has served on the boards of the Cleveland Christian Home, Little Village Early Learning Center, and Hiram Farm. He was called to serve at Community Church of Chesterland in the fall of 2015. He was very excited to join an energetic, welcoming and theologically progressive community of faith.
Ted leads the music program at Community Church which includes an adult choir, bell choir and periodic performances by the youth. He is also an incredible vocalist who regularly shares his voice with us leading hymns or singing solos. He is also a Steelers fan.
Ted is the Vocal Music and Drama Teacher at Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District. He periodically performs in local theatre groups.
Ted received his training at the West Virginia University.
He welcomes vocalists of all levels to join the choir at Community Church of Chesterland.
Morgan Mecaskey is a regular guest musician at Community Church. Morgan is an "American musician, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist living in Cleveland, Ohio. She also teaches beginning-intermediate music lessons for people of all ages! Instruction in piano, guitar, music theory, and songwriting."
Check out her Facebook page for more details. www.facebook.com/LittleMountainStudiosOH
Melanie is the lead teacher of our children's faith formation program. She is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University with a Bachelor’s Degree in
Elementary and Early Childhood Education and has a teaching license in Early Childhood P-3.