Pastor Scott came to First Congregatinol Church in August of 2021. He originates from the Illinois Conference of the UCC and has worked in the Ohio Conference since August 2016. Scott grew up in the UCC and has served several UCC churches; primarily focusing on Youth, Outreach, and Worship. He has a passion for serving on mission trips and helping transform the local community in which he serves. Scott graduated from Augustana College in Rock Island, IL and Chicago Theological Seminary. He is also passionate about gardening and assisting people learn new skills; such as the basics of gardening and home maintenance. Scott and his wife, Kristen, enjoy exploring national and state parks, going camping and exploring new places of interests. Scott and Kristen have a Golden-Doodle named Lily, who hopefully one day will serve as a comfort dog to children and adults in hospitals and nursing homes.