|Rev. Lynn Santulli, Pastor|
Lynn received her Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School (with an emphasis in Biblical Studies) and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies, magna cum laude, from Drew University. She has done further study in Doctrinal Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary, trained as a Stephen Ministry Leader, continuing education at Yale Divinity School Summer Programs, Princeton Theological's continuing education programs and has training as an Interim Pastor. Pastor Lynn is also certified to administer the Prepare/Enrich Assessment Survey for couples. . Pastor Lynn is also ordained as an elder and deacon in the PC(USA).
Accepting her call as installed pastor of CAPC in 2014, she has worked to restore many areas of the 36,000 square foot campus, writes a daily devotional titled, "Oasis" which has a broad distribution, leads numerous classes, workshops, annual leadership retreat, and actively participates in the community. Pastor Lynn has a passion for Christ, His people, His Church and leading the changes necessary to ensure the sustainability and viability of this church's missions and ministries. Since her arrival we have noticed an increase of energy and enthusiasm for all who gather. Together we are becoming a church of 'can do Christians!'
Pastor Lynn previously served at the Presbyterian Church at Pluckemin, where she served on their pastoral staff for 10 years, most recently as Associate Minister of Congregational Life. Lynn has extensive experience in congregational systems of care (one of her programs serving as a benchmark for a number of other church's programs of care). In addition, she was key to the development and revitalization of many ministries within the congregation and has designed and led numerous work trips, women's retreats and special programs and worship services. Pastor Lynn has served as retreat leader at Camp Johnsonburg and serves on their Spiritual Sanctuary Board. She has a passion for care, organization and planning. She believes all are called to minister.
Before following her call, Lynn worked at a large telecommunications company in New Jersey for 19 years where she served as a manager in areas of data communications, networking and support as well as strategic planning, regulatory affairs, in-language marketing and personnel where she earned 37 awards for exemplary performance.