The Rev. Dr. Brenda M. Pelc-Faszcza, Pastor
Rev. Brenda began her ministry with Canton Center Church in 2015 in a transitional capacity, serving as Designated Pastor before being called as our Settled Pastor in 2018.
Trained as a transitional minister, to guide churches through interim periods and search processes, she previously served extensively in that capacity with many UCC churches in Connecticut, as well as having served as a settled pastor in Suffield, CT and as a chaplain at Mount Holyoke College in MA in the early years of her career. She has been a lecturer at Yale Divinity School since 2011.
Rev. Brenda, a native of Western Massachusetts, is a graduate of Smith College, Yale Divinity School (M. Div.) and Chicago Theological Seminary (D. Min.). She enjoys reading, decorating, the beach (especially Maine), cats, and UConn women’s basketball. She and her husband, Jeff Faszcza, have two grown daughters.