Rev. Tricia Sheffield, Ph.D.
Pastor Trish earned her Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary (1995), her Ph.D. in Theological and Religious studies from Drew University (2005), and was ordained as Minister of Word and Sacrament in 2013 by the New York Classis of the Reformed Church in America. She has published several articles on religion, gender, and queer theory, and is the author of The Religious Dimensions of Advertising. She has taught religion and gender theory at the college level, and was the Lilly Visiting Scholar in Religious and Gender Studies at Austin College in Sherman, Texas (2006-2008). Before accepting the call to ministry at Middletown Reformed Church in March 2015, she was an Associate Minister at Middle Collegiate Church in the East Village of NYC. Pastor Trish is grateful to God for the privilege of being the pastor of such a dynamic congregation called Middletown Reformed Church.
Thomas W. J. Martucci, Director of Music
Tom is originally from the Scranton, PA area, and is a 2007 graduate of Concordia College-New York (Bronxville) with a Bachelor of Music. Prior to joining MRC, he was music director at Christ Lutheran Church, Suffern, NY for 13 years until its closure in 2020. He brings to MRC a proficiency on guitar, piano, and organ and enjoys and looks forward to utilizing these instruments to enhance worship with a variety of musical styles, both traditional and contemporary. He also is a shop manager for a tattoo shop and receptionist/clerical worker at a surgical institute, both in Brick. He currently lives in Bradley Beach. Outside of music his interests include travel, railway infrastructure, foreign languages, learning car repair, and tinkering with electronics and computers.
Beverly Bova Scarano
Director of Children and Youth