A Church For
No matter who you are, or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome to join us as we glorify and enjoy God together. This is a place to nurture your gifts of faith, hope, and love and we look forward to meeting you.
Autonomous and self-governing in the congregational tradition, the Congregational Church of Somersville affiliates with the United Church of Christ.
Meet Our Pastor
Graham Van Keuren
Born and raised in New Jersey, Graham is happy to call Somers, CT his home. His household includes his spouse Eric, an ordained pastor in the Episcopal Church; their son, Jeff; and a very pampered pooch, Chester. They live in the parsonage right next to the church. Graham has been our pastor since 2005.
A Team Making Things Happen
Our church is blessed with a dedicated staff who advances the ministry of Jesus Christ.
Ruth has been faithfully employed as our church administrator for many years and is the the voice you hear when calling the office. Ruth serves the church in many other ways, including by serving as our community supper coordinator.
A fan of vintage cars, his summer cabin in the Amish area of upstate New York, and country auctions, Bobby has freely donated his time to keep the our presentable. Our church is grateful for his contribution of time and talent as our sexton.
Serving as our regular streaming minister since August of 2020, Manny is responsible for running the broadcast equipment for our digital worship services. An honors student at Somers High, Manny also enjoys playing lacrosse.
Originally from Massachusetts, Jason studied piano and organ at Holyoke Community College and UMass Amherst. Jason helps folks of all skill levels and musical backgrounds to help lead the music ministry in Somersville since 2006.