Ministers & Staff

Rev. Estelle Margarones

Interim Senior Minister
Rev. Estelle Margarones endeavors to make a difference through social justice work, church vitality efforts, and chaplaincy.
Before coming to First Congregational Church of South Portland, Estelle served churches in York and Brunswick Maine; as well as Braintree, Weymouth, Scituate, and Lynnfield Massachusetts. She earned a Master of Divinity degree from Andover Newton Theological School.
When she's not working, Estelle is likely to be finding vintage treasures at antique stores or yard sales! Contact Estelle at 799-3361.

Steve Savage

Associate Pastor
Steve joined us in 2020 as our Associate Pastor for Faith Formation and Visitation. He lives with his wife Jacqui and three children.

Nancy Irving

Business Manager
Nancy manages the business of the church. She is the numbers person and the one scheduling the use of the church’s many rooms. Contact Nancy at 799-3361 ext 103 or by email.

Virginia (Gin) Gedney

Church Secretary 
Gin is the Church Secretary and has a long history of working in administrative/bookkeeping positions in Portland and Scarborough. Contact Gin at 799-3361 or by email.

Tom Conlon

Building Manager
Tom works closely with the Administration Team to ensure that our church building is safe, clean, and running smoothly.  He also sets up all of the tables and chairs for all of our meetings. Contact Tom at 799-3361 or by email.

Ally Hawkins

Co-Director of Music
Ally is one of our Directors of Music Ministry at FCCUCC. She currently works with the Meetinghouse Choir, as well as other side-projects and events for the Music Department.

Terry Foster

Co-Director of Music
Terry has been a church musician since the age of 16 and after seminary became an ordained minister.  H plays the piano and organ for services, accompanies the Meetinghouse Choir, and directs the Bell Choir. He is responsible for hiring guest musicians.