Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Doors.

Our Staff

Rev. Ed Dayton

Reverend Ed Dayton was appointed to the United Methodist Church of Monroe on December 1, 2019.  He is a lifelong Methodist, shy of a ten year stint worshipping with the UCC. Pastor Ed’s passion for mission and social justice brought him back to his beloved Methodist roots.Pastor Ed enlisted in the Air Force where he…

Denise Wiley

Denise joined our team as church secretary in March, 2016. Denise and her husband, Michael, permanently swapped their Long Island Beaches for Lake Zoar in August of 2014.  Married over 31 years, the Wiley’s have two grown children, daughter, Casie, and son, Collin. Denise’s employment background has been in the healthcare consulting field and she served…

RoseAnne Homola

RoseAnne began her church musician career in 1975 in her home church Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Greenwich.  She has served at various churches all over Fairfield and New Haven County — most recently St. Mark’s Lutheran in Black Rock.  RoseAnne’s choral experience includes Director of the American Union of Swedish Singers of Fairfield,…

Marsha Cohen

“Marsha, Marsha, Marsha” has been our nursery attendant for almost 15 years — it’s the perfect position for her because she loves children. Marsha hails from Rochester, NY and is currently living in West Haven with her partner, Steve, and their black lab, Cammie.   In her spare time Marsha enjoys Sudoku puzzles, reading, watching TV and catching up with…