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The Reverend Paul Goodman, Senior Pastor

Pastor Paul Goodman has served as Pastor since April 2014, first as our Interim Minister, then as our settled pastor since February 2018. With 25 years of ministerial experience (15 in interim ministry serving 7 churches) he brings to Plantsville a love of God, commitment to a thriving Church and a sense of joy and playfulness. 

His office hours are Monday–Thursday, 10 am–3 pm or by appointment. You may also email Pastor Paul at


Barbara Mackay - Youth Director

Barbara joined the Plantsville Congregational UCC church in 1966 and has always been active, serving as a member and officer of the Board of Deacons numerous times.  She has taught Sunday School (first middle high and then senior high) for over 25 years.  Barbara graduated from CCSU with a degree in Business Education and a Masters in Counseling. 

For over 30 years she was the Dean of Students at Briarwood College (now Lincoln College of NE).  Her involvement in the town of Southington currently includes The United Way, The Hospital of Central CT, and Kristen’s Kloset.  She became the church’s Youth Director in 2011.  She lives with her husband Malcolm (Mac) and has two grown sons.

Barbara can be reached by email at

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Music Director - Marilyn Cannata

Vickey Allen

Vickey Allen - Office Administrator

Vickey joined PCUCC in December 2018 as our part-time office administrator. She holds a BA in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the University of Richmond and is working on her MA in Religious Studies (concentration Biblical Studies) at Hartford Seminary. Vickey is a member of First Church of Christ, UCC, in Middletown, where she is chair of the Outreach Committee and involved with various other committees. She is passionate about creating inclusive spaces. You can reach Vickey at the office during office hours (Monday–Friday, 9 am–1 pm) at 860-628-5595 or