The First Church in Weymouth

Honoring Jesus Christ,
Following the Congregational Way,
Since we first Gathered in 1623

Rev. John Robie, Pastor

     Rev. John Robie joined our fellowship on August 1, 2019. His call to ministry came later in his life after a career in the heating and plumbing industry. John is a graduate of Andover-Newton Theological School earning an MDiv. He was ordained at The First Congregational Church of Marshfield. John is married to his wife Edna and also has 3 adult children, seven grandchildren and a rescue dog named "Buster." John enjoys playing acoustic guitar and sings joyfully in a variety of genres especially praise songs and traditional hymns. John is passionate about youth ministry and was an active participant in the youth ministry at his home church in Marshfield. He also worked and served as a Licensed Minister, Director of Youth Ministries and Director of Christian Education at Quincy Point Congregational Church, Quincy, MA., during his time in seminary. John is a member of the Massachusetts Association's clergy group.


Lisa Snow, Secretary

     Lisa has been the secretary at The First Church in Weymouth since 2002.  During weekday office hours, Lisa will answer any questions you may have. She can help you find whatever records or information you are looking for, set up a wedding, baptism, or other event, or point you in the right direction for whatever it is you need.


Jane Cleary, Music Director

     Jane began playing piano on her mother's knee before attending school and has continued to study and perform all her life. She started teaching beginner piano lessons at age 17, went on to college and earned a Bachelors of Science in Music Education, as well as a Masters Degree in Integrated Studies and Curriculum with an emphasis on music. Retired now from a career as a public school music teacher, Jane now  teaches music at St. Jerome School in North Weymouth, offers private music lessons, serves as vocalist/cantor at area churches, and has been our organist and Music Director since 2007. Proficient on the piano, organ, guitar, and flute, Jane is often called upon to provide piano music for social events. If you are planning a wedding at our church, Jane will be happy to go over potential selections with you and plan the music for your ceremony.

Rob Snow, Custodian

     Rob has been the church's custodian since 2008. He is responsible for keeping our historic building clean and in good shape for all activities. Under the direction of the Board of Trustees, Rob oversees all aspects of caring for the building and grounds, from lawn care to snow removal, and everything in between.