All Staff Members

The Rev. Dr. Luke Lindon

Senior Pastor

The Rev. Dr. Luke Lindon serves as the senior pastor of United Church of Christ Congregational in Medina, Ohio. Prior to coming to Medina in April 2017, he was the associate pastor at Sylvania UCC in northwest Ohio. Luke earned his Doctor of Ministry through the Methodist Theological School in Ohio with an emphasis on… Read More »

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Rev. Meghan Malone

Associate Pastor of Youth & Mission

Meghan Malone is the Associate Pastor of Youth and Mission at the United Church of Christ Congregational in Medina, Ohio. She has a bachelor’s degree in Comparative Religious Studies from The Ohio State University and a Master of Divinity Degree from The Methodist Theological School in Ohio. Meghan previously served as a minister for The… Read More »

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Cindy Korecky

Administrative Secretary

Cindy has been the Administrative Secretary here at the United Church of Christ, Congregational since September of 2005. She grew up in Broadview Heights, Ohio and graduated from Brecksville Senior High. She attended cosmetology school while in high school and went into the beauty industry after graduation. Cindy was a Managing Cosmetologist for 20 years,… Read More »

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Jennifer Vilimonovic

Director of Hobby Horse Preschool

We are blessed, at Hobby Horse Preschool, to have a professional staff that is dedicated to nurturing and educating the whole child. Our Director, Jennifer Vilimonovic, has a degree in Early Childhood Education and comes to us with a diverse background in the Early Childhood field. She previously taught at Hobby Horse Preschool for 6… Read More »

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Jeff Miller

Director of Finance

Jeffrey T. Miller (Jeff) has officially joined the UCC Office Team as our new Director of Finance. Jeff & his family Melissa (wife), Olivia, Addisyn and Kaelyn (daughters) began attending UCC Medina in Spring 2020, in search of a new church. Their 3 daughters all attended Hobby Horse Preschool. Jeff and his family are residents… Read More »

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Stacie Yates

Director of Christian Education

Stacie graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. She taught at the middle school level for four years before starting a family. Stacie and her husband joined The United Church of Christ, Congregational in 1998. She sang in the chancel choir, volunteered with Vacation Bible School and served on… Read More »

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Cathy Fafrak


Cathy Fafrak is a cum laude graduate of Capital University’s Conservatory of Music, where she studied organ with well-known teacher, composer and arranger, Janet Linker, as well as piano, voice, chamber music and accompanying. After graduation, she became a sought-after pianist, organist and collaborative artist, working with faculty and guest artists alike, and regularly accompanied… Read More »

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Jennifer Cochran

Director of Music

Jennifer received her BM and MM degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music and Case Western Reserve University.  As soprano soloist, conductor and cantor at Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland she performed many classical, gospel and jazz works. She was most recently the Director of the Mostly Jazz Mass at the Cathedral. She has performed as a soloist… Read More »

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