Leadership @ UCCEG

"I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing." - John 15:5

Our Staff

Rev. Jocelyn Emerson


Our Interim Pastor, Rev Jocelyn, is a certified spiritual director and ordained Interim Minister in the United Church of Christ. She received her spiritual direction certification from the Kairos School of Spiritual Formation and her M.Div from Union Theological Seminary. She weaves together her training as a Light and Energy worker, Reiki master, spiritual director, and Pastor with her life experience as a mystic and contemplative to create a sacred space of trust, safety, and honesty to support congregations on their spiritual journeys.

Megan Bartlett, Office Administrator


The day-to -day  responsibilities of the office are  managed by Megan Bartlett.  Megan is a licensed professional counselor and spiritual director. Prior to those roles, she worked for over ten years as a research assistant and lab coordinator. She is a member of Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, PA.

Dana Kacyon, Music Director


Dana Kacyon is thankful and excited to join the UCC East Goshen community as the new music director! Dana has taught middle school chorus, guitar, and general music for four years in Snow Hill, Maryland and will be starting graduate school as a performance major in choral conducting at West Chester University this Fall. Dana enjoys conducting music as well as singing, playing guitar, and playing piano in the cover band "Rowdy Howdy and the Ultimate Party". Outside of music, Dana loves spending time with his friends and family and watching the latest Marvel movie. 


Church Council

United Church of Christ East Goshen is overseen by a volunteer Church Council elected each year by the members of the church.
Church Council meets the third Monday of each month.


2022 UCCEG Church Council


Bonnie Yost - President


OPEN - Vice President


OPEN - Secretary


Todd Layser- Treasurer


Candice Keith - Assistant Treasurer


Todd Speece - Financial Secretary


Bart Yost- Building & Grounds


OPEN - Christian Education


OPEN - Congregational Life


Beth Anne Keates - Mission & Outreach


Ann Boohar/Bunny Watts - Worship & Music


OPEN - Church Growth