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Pastor Benjiman Durfee (he/him)
Licensed Local Pastor
Pastor Ben joined the FUMC Staff in September 2011 as Choir Director. In July 2022, he was assigned as Lay Supply Pastor as he pursued his License as a Local Pastor in the United Methodist Church. Pastor Ben was officially appointed as Clergy on July 1, 2023. Pastor Ben loves to create engaging and inspiring worship and is passionate about social justice, music, and pastoral ministry. He graduated from UMass Amherst with a Bachelor's degree in Music and he also works as the Administrative Assistant at St. John's Episcopal Church in Northampton. Pastor Ben's office hours at FUMC are on Monday mornings from 8am to 12pm and by appointment. He may be reached by email at
Joyce Scanlon
Administrative Assistant
Joyce joined the FUMC staff as Administrative Assistant on April 1, 1980. She is a Westfield State College graduate with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management.
Heather White
Director of Religious Education
Heather teaches our Sunday School.
Lee St. Onge
Lee takes care of the building and grounds for us.
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