David Bocock is our pastor.  He has been serving in ministry since 1984; he's been here since 2006.


He received his Bachelor's degree at the University of Central Oklahoma, his Masters of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in New York City, and his Doctor of Ministry degree from Drew University.


He is a veteran of the United States Air Force.


His passion is to see people's lives changed as they encounter Christ in worship, faith formation, and community service. 


Bo lives in Cresskill with his dog Maggie.  In his spare time, he enjoys reading, jogging, and golf. He is the chairperson of the NJ Association Council, our local denominational ecclesial body, and leads PastorLab, a clergy coaching and support network for pastors and clergy in New Jersey.

He can be reached by email at

Cheryl Woertz is our organist.  She is an experienced music director and organist.  She also teaches personal choral instruction.  She lives in Alpine, NJ with her husband Glenn.  In her spare time, she performs with the Bergen Community Playhouse.  She is the mother of three grown children and is a grandmother.

She can be reached by email at

Julie Schmidt is our Choir Director.  She is an experienced singer having sung and performed in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway for 10 years. She is also a longtime member of the church.  She lives in Cresskill with her husband Don and their two daughters.


She can be reached by email at

Theresa Muti is our office manager. She retired from UPS where she brings a depth of experience in organization, finance, and keen eye for detail. She is also experienced in graphic design.  She lives in Westwood, NJ with her partner Sue and is an active member of the First Congregational Church, Park Ridge, NJ.


In her spare time she enjoys drawing and spending time with her grandchildren.


She can be reached by email at


85 Union Avenue, Cresskill, New Jersey, 07626

Office Phone: (201) 568-0608 


Pastor David C. Bocock


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