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.

Jen Troutman, Office Administrator


The day-to -day  responsibilities of the office are  managed by Jennifer Troutman.  Jen has worked for various non-profits and colleges over the years and currently serves as Digital & Social Media Manager at Reformation Church in Media, PA, where she is also an active member.

Now Hiring, Director of Music Ministry

We are now hiring for the position of Director of Music Ministry. Please click the button below to read the full job description and learn how to apply.

'Maxwell Staley, Leader of Roots & Roofs


Leading our UCCEG Saturday Roots and Roofs service, Max brings diverse perspectives and creative insights to Christian themes. Maxwell is currently working toward his MDiv at Lancaster Theological Seminary with the hopes of making beloved community accessible to all.  Learn more about Roots & Roofs here.

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