Rev. Heather Brannon, Pastor
Sharing God’s love with all people through preaching, teaching, outreach, and pastoral care is Heather’s passion. She is a “heart and mind” pastor who equally enjoys getting to know people and being challenged intellectually. She has served congregations in North Carolina and Virginia.
Heather received a Bachelor’s and Master of Music from Johns Hopkins University, the Peabody Conservatory of Music. Before seminary, Heather was a music teacher at a thriving independent school. She received a Master of Divinity from Union Presbyterian Seminary. Heather pursued advanced graduate work as a biblical scholar at Emory University and has several publications in biblical studies.
Heather is married to the love of her life, Sam, who is an accomplished composer, pianist, teacher, and computer scientist. They enjoy spending time together traveling, cooking, and solving the world’s problems together.
10am-2pm – Tuesday–Thursday
Steven Shellman, Director of Music
Steven is the director of music at Wyoming Church. He leads an adult choir, handbell choir, as well as several specialty choirs and is the church organist. He has served Wyoming Church since May 2006.
Marilyn G O’Connell, Church Administrator
Marilyn is the Administrator at Wyoming Church. Marilyn comes to Wyoming with previous experience in church administration having worked at a congregation in Northern VA. Marilyn’s main responsibilities are to manage church communications, calendar and supporting the pastor.
For questions regarding worship, current church activities, stewardship, accounts payable, and purchasing, please contact Marilyn by phone at 973-376-3066 ext 2 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Closed – Monday
9am – 3pm – Tuesday-Friday
Alethea Randazza, Director Open Door Nursery School
Alethea Randazza is the Director of the Nursery School. Open Door Nursery School is a not-for-profit school established in 1973 by Wyoming Presbyterian Church. For forty years it has provided a positive, enriching experience for many young children in our community. The school has a variety of classes; 2’s class, 3’s class and 4’s class. Alethea can answer any questions regarding the classes and tours are available during school hours. Please call us at 973-367-9303 to schedule a tour and see the school in action.
For more information, please visit our website at www.opendoornurseryschool.com
Ebony Wiggins, Children’s Music and Performance Director
Ebony Wiggins is excited to become a part of the WPC community as the director of the children’s choirs! She has been the general music teacher/choral director at South Mountain Elementary School in South Orange for 21 years. She is also the director/music director of the yearly school musicals there and hopes that all her experiences at South Mountain will help to enhance and enrich the spiritual lives of our children through music. To reach Ebony, email email@example.com
Jamie Haas Powell, Children’s Ministry Coordinator
Jamie has been working with youth of all ages for over 15 years. She has worked with children in various capacities, including religious education, theatrical work, and volunteering at Newark Beth Israel Children’s Hospital and Comfort Zone Camp. In addition, Jamie has a Child Life certification and has experience working with children dealing with bereavement and grief.
In her free time, she enjoys nature and landscape photography, playing guitar, and hiking. To reach Jamie, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tracy Policastro, Youth Director
In her 30+ years as a teacher, Tracy has worked with many different types of students. Currently, Tracy teaches severely emotionally disturbed eighth graders and is also a private tutor. Tracy’s mom to a 25 year old daughter, 3 rescue dogs, and a rescue bunny. In her spare time, she enjoys the beach and traveling, especially combining the two. She hopes that together, we will create a wonderful experience for the youth of Wyoming Church and help some others along the way, too. To reach Tracy, email email@example.com