Gayle Donahue RN has been involved in parish nursing since 1992 and Church of the Redeemer in February 2015. She has served congregations and provided management to a hospital based parish nurse model. Her bachelors degree is from Roberts Wesleyan College and her masters with a focus on Community Health is from Case Western Reserve University, Francis Payne Bolton School fo Nursing. Gayle lives in Avon Lake where she and her husband Brad raised three children, Matt, Katie and Marc. In addition to time spent with family and traveling Gayle enjoys snowshoeing, swimming, golf, biking and attempting to capture funny behavior of wildlife on film.
Julie Mistur began serving as Program Coordinator at Church of the Redeemer UCC in May 2011. She has served at several nonprofit organizations and earned her CVA (Certified Volunteer Administrator) credentials in 2010. When not at Redeemer, she enjoys swimming and going on adventures with her daughter, Katie, and husband, Bob. Favorite activities include estate sales and antique bottle shows. Julie can be reached at Julie@corucc.org.
Gail Salco has been the Administrative Secretary of the church for over 25 years and is at the center of day-to-day life at the church. When not at her desk, she plays in the Carillon Bell Choir. Outside the church, Gail volunteers in a therapeutic riding program for special children and adults. She also enjoys recreational horseback riding and is an enthusiastic quilter. A good deal of Gail’s “spare” time is devoted to her family, especially her two grandchildren—and her faithful Dalmatian, Susie. Gail’s e-mail address is email@example.com.
Carol E. Peddie has been a church music director for over forty years and has been at Church of the Redeemer since 2005. She has directed numerous choirs and has served as a soloist in Cleveland, Avon Lake, Lorain, Miami and Boca Raton, Florida, and San Diego, California. Carol taught high school vocal music for thirty years both in Lorain and Boca Raton. She grew up in Lakewood and received her bachelor’s degree in music education (voice and violin) from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, and her master’s degree in education from Baldwin-Wallace College. She currently resides in Avon and enjoys travel and sports. Contact Carol at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jason Aquila, Redeemer’s Organist and Carillon Bell Choir director, holds a Master of Music degree in Collaborative Piano and Chamber Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music. He spent 10 years as Coordinator of Accompanying at Western Illinois University, during some of which he was the organist at Trinity Lutheran Church in Macomb, Illinois. Jason is currently teaching private piano lessons as well as coaching chamber music and accompanying students and faculty at the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music. You can send Jason e-mail at email@example.com.