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


In September 2022, Dana Kacyon joined the UCC East Goshen community as Music Director. Dana has taught middle school chorus, guitar, and general music for four years in Snow Hill, Maryland and is in graduate school as a performance major in choral conducting at West Chester University. 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.


2023 UCCEG Church Council


OPEN - President


OPEN - Vice President


Candice Keith - Corporate Secretary


Beth Sayler - Treasurer


OPEN - Assistant Treasurer


Todd Speece - Financial Secretary

(not a council position)


Bart Yost- Building & Grounds


Ann Boohar - Congregational Life

(Focusing on Outreach)


Lucy Barber - Congregational Life

(Focusing on Fellowship)


Bunny Watts - Worship


Carol Swingle - Spiritual Life