Our pastor, Curran Reichert received her M.Div. from Pacific School of Religion, her training in Spiritual Direction from San Francisco Theological Seminary, and her D.Min. in New Church Development from Chicago Theological Seminary. After serving churches in the east and Midwest, she returned home to California to serve at CCC. In addition to her inspiring leadership as minister of CCC, Curran spreads the good news of God’s love for all people through her amazing vocal talent. Her most recent recording was a benefit album celebrating the work and ministry of the Rev. Dr. Jane Adams Spahr called “Draw the Circle Wide.” Curran lives in Albany with her magnificent partner of over a decade Rev. Katie Morrison and their beautiful daughter, Ellis Jane.
Joanne Lefferts is CCC’s office manager and bookkeeper. Joanne feels a connection to her work at CCC that makes her a truly valuable asset. She insures that all aspects of our administration are welcoming and spirit led. Now that her two sons are grown, Joanne makes her home in San Rafael.
Scott DeTurk, our gifted musical director, graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelor of Music in composition. He is in his twentieth year with CCC, and we feel extremely blessed to have him in our midst. Scott has worked extensively in theater, film, television and recording, as a composer, arranger, orchestrator and musical director. He has nine published musicals, and is currently writing a new musical for the Berkeley Playhouse. Scott has also worked as a writer and composer for numerous commercial clients. He and his very talented wife Kristine run a performing arts program, academy-deturk.com, and make their home in San Rafael.
Carl Oser, our choir director, is a vocalist, pianist, and educator based in Berkeley, CA. He graduated magna cum laude from the USC Thornton School of Music where he studied with Grammy award-winning pianist Russell Ferrante. He is a former visiting professor at Ecuador’s premier contemporary music school, Berklee College of Music’s Instituto de Música Contemporánea, and is active throughout the bay as a music director, voice teacher, and pianist. He is delighted to be part of the CCC Community. www.CarlOserMusic.com
Jana Heath provides childcare during the 10:00 am worship service. Jana was born and raised in Marin County and currently lives here with her family. She recently graduated from University of California, Davis with a B.S. in Human Development and a minor in Education. She has interned at a few elementary schools, and has worked as an assistant teacher at Carpentry for Kids in Marin County as well as a camp counselor at Kids’ Choice Summer Camp. She also volunteered for childcare at the Fairfax Community Church for a few months in 2013. She loves kids’ minds, and hopes to help them feel that they are absolutely special and have much to give to the world. She is happy to be working for a spiritual community like CCC, and looks forward to having some fun on Sunday mornings!