R. Keith Stuart
Clergy - Minister of the Gospel | Phone:440-871-1050 ext:16

~ Keith holds degrees from the University of Kentucky (History and English); Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv), ThM (homiletics) and Ph.D. in New Testament. He spent six months at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, completing his dissertation.

Keith is married to Cynthia, an educator and administrator. They have two grown children–Laura, who loves theater and works at the Lincoln Center in New York City, and Joseph, who works for CBS Sports and hopes to pursue a career in documentary film. Keith is a published author of numerous sermons and articles. He enjoys writing fiction, reading history (Civil War) and playing his guitar. He is also an acceptable golfer!

Jane Coil
Christian Education - Christian Education Director / Office Administrator | Phone:440-871-1050

~Jane Coil is the Christian Education Director and Office Administrator for Dover UCC.  Jane has a bachelor of science in education, and has served for many years in operational and administrative roles in various industries.  Jane and her husband, Larry, have been members of Dover since 2005; since that time Jane has served on the Council, Worship Committee, Christian Education Committee and is a member of the Curriculum Writing Committee.  Jane has taught Sunday school for many years, both at Dover as well as her church in St. Louis.  Her favorite pastime is spending time with her children and grandchildren!

Craig Reynolds
Music and Media - Director of Music | Phone:440-871-1050

~Craig holds his undergraduate degree (B.M.E.) from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio.  His primary instrument was voice with an emphasis in choral music studies.  He studied voice under Dr. JR Fralick and Andrea Chenoweth, and conducting under Elizabeth Robbins, Laura Joss, and Philip Silvey.  He completed his undergraduate student teaching at Bay Village High School under the mentorship of Devon T. Gess.  In addition to serving as Director of Music for Dover Congregational United Church of Christ, Craig has also been the Concert Production & Scheduling Coordinator for the Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music since 2010.

At Dover, he directs the Chancel and Bell Choirs and is the founder of the Dover Music Series, an annual concert series featuring local artists and a variety of musical genres.  Craig has been a member of Dover UCC since birth – his family have been long-time members, including his parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents.  He is proud of his family’s history with the city of Westlake, and is proud to lead the music program of the church his family has been attending for four generations.  He and his wife Emily reside in North Ridgeville, Ohio, along with their sons, Charles and Sterling, and dog, Rocco.”

Julie Kiefer, RN
Support Staff - Parish Nurse | Phone:440-871-1050 ext:22

~ Julie assists the pastor by visiting our homebound members, or those hospitalized.  She provides health management information through articles, her bulletin board and in sponsoring health events.  She takes blood pressures at church the third Sunday of each month.   Julie earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ohio Wesleyan University.  She has hospital experience providing care to many types of patients.  She provides health care screenings, gives educational talks and is an American Heart Association First Aid and CPR/AED instructor.

Jan Jones
Music and Media - Organist | Phone:440-871-1050

~ Jan has been the second service organist and choir accompanist at Dover Church since 2006.  Orginally playing Dover’s traditional pipe organ and then receiving training on a Rogers Digital Organ.  She plays for weddings and memorial services at Dover Church.

Vicki Thompson
Music and Media - Organist | Phone:440-871-1050

~ Vicki grew up at Dover Church and has been the organist for the first service for the past ten years.  She is an accomplished musician who also plays the piano, accordian, flute and drums.

Gail Schuenemann
Support Staff - Financial Secretary | Phone:440-871-1050 ext:13

~ Gail grew up at Dover Church and has been on the staff as Financial Secretary since the fall of 1997.  She graduated from Bowling Green University with a degree in Business and also works at Schuenemann Appliance.  Gail shows her horses, Appallosa Scrappy and Thoroughbred Beachy, nationally in both English and American Saddle and has won many ribbons and awards.  She and her horses live with five dogs and one cat.

Amanda & Jeff Hughes
Christian Education - Youth Directors
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~ Amanda & Jeff are responsible for the Junior/Senior High Youth Group.  They plan the regular group meetings, special events, retreats, mission projects and fundraisers.  Their big project for the youth is participating in the UCC’s National Youth Event.

Rev. John Rinehart
Clergy - Minister of Justice
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~ As Dover’s Minister of Justice, John coordinates justice efforts with local & national justice programs.  He leads Dover’s justice discussion group, Sacred Conversations.

Martha Vivona
Support Staff - Lay Leader
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~ As Dover’s Lay Leader, Martha researches and sometimes initiates mission opportunities and fellowship events.  She is available on Sunday mornings at The Hub to greet and answer questions from visitors.  And the organizer of the Soul Sister women’s group.

Rev. Scott Patterson
Pastor Emeritus
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~ Rev. Scott was Dover Church’s seated pastor for 20 years.  He retired in 2010 and in 2014 Dover’s congregation honored him with the title of Pastor Emeritus.