Quincy Point Congregational Church
 
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Rev. Kimberly J. Murphy

Rev. Murphy, a native of East Bridgewater, MA, is a 1986 graduate of Bridgewater State College, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.  She is also a graduate, in 1990, of Emerson College, Boston, with a Master of Arts in Writing and Publishing.  She graduated Andover Newton Theological School, Newton Centre, MA, with a Master of Divinity in May of 1996.

 

Rev. Murphy has served all over New England from Bridgeport, CT, Cape Cod, MA., Bridgewater, MA., Westfield, MA., Kennebec, ME to Winthrop, ME in numerous ministerial capacities.  She also participated in many community or teaching programs like; Reading Buddies, Elder Ministries, Interfaith programs and Emergency Management Services Critical Incident Response.  Rev. Murphy was the first woman graduate of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy’s first Law Enforcement Chaplain Program in October, 2003. 

 

Currently, aside from her ministry at QPCC, Rev. Murphy is a member of the MACUUC’s Disaster Resource and Response team.

 

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Angelina Decristofaro - Youth Director

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Rachel Hallenbeck - minister of Music

Rachel K. Hallenbeck is the Director of Music, K-12 for the Braintree Public School System.  She received her degrees from Eastern Nazarene College graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education and summa cum laude with Masters Degrees in Administration and in Elementary Education.  Ms. Hallenbeck is a multi-year recipient of the following national awards: Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who in American Education, and Who’s Who in the World.  She currently conducts the Braintree High School Concert Choir, Chorus, Girls Group and the Show Choir.  Her groups are consistently presented with platinum and gold medals at music festival competitions.  She is also the Training Choir Conductor of the South Shore Children’s Chorus Sharon Branch.   She has previously been the Music Director of the Treble Chorus of New England, and has conducted the Junior and Senior Southeastern Massachusetts Schools Bandmasters Association Choruses, as well as, the Braintree Choral Society. She is the Secretary of the Southeastern Massachusetts Schools Bandmasters Association. 

 

Ms. Hallenbeck is an accomplished singer and pianist.  She has been the music director for numerous high school and middle school musicals, the Quincy Dinner Theater, Needham Community Theater, the Greater Lowell Music Theater, church organizations, and music camps in the New England area.  She has accompanied elementary, middle school, high school, and college performances, as well as, community and church services.  She has been the music theory instructor for the Treble Chorus of New England.  She offers private voice and piano lessons through the Braintree Continuing Education Afterschool Conservatory.  Ms. Hallenbeck is the Minister of Music for the Quincy Point Congregational Church.

 

As a mezzo-soprano, Ms. Hallenbeck performed for twenty-eight years with the highly acclaimed Tanglewood Festival Chorus affiliated with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops Orchestra.  She has been a soloist and has sung on many CD recordings and television programs with these groups under the direction of Seiji Ozawa, Keith Lockhart, John Williams, James Levine, and Andris Nelsons.  She has toured with them to Carnegie Hall in New York, the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., and internationally on two European Tours through England, Scotland, Germany, France and Switzerland.

 
 
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Jonathan Roberts - accompanist

Jonathan Roberts has been the accompanist at the QPCC since ??????. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts Degrees in performance from the University of Alabama.  Jonathan has a passion and talent for performing as a collaborative pianist and has given concerts with renowned artists such as Mark O’Connor, Angella Ahn, Eugene Friesen, and Julia Dinerstein. He has performed solo and chamber recitals throughout the eastern United States. In 2008 he formed the Stardust Duo with his with violinist wife, Amanda Smith Roberts. They named the duo after Hoagy Carmichael’s jazz tune Stardust, the husband/wife team specialize in performing classical works influenced by popular musical styles such as jazz and blues. Currently, Jonathan runs his independent studio from his home in South Weymouth, having previously chaired the piano departments at the South Shore Conservatory.   

Jon Roberts piano studio is accepting new students, for more information visit his website at http://www.jonrobertspianostudio.com

 

Darnell Brown,  Buildings and Grounds Assistant

Judy Morris,  In-house caterer (Link to her own catering company, started here)

Peggy-Ann Murray, Administrative Assistant

Janice O’Donnell, Administrative Assistant

 

 

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