Rev. Lauren Lorincz, Pastor
The Reverend Lauren Lorincz has served as the Pastor of
Colchester Federated Church since 2017. Originally from Wadsworth, Ohio, Pastor Lauren
grew up in the United Church of Christ and she’s passionate about
preaching the Gospel, teaching the stories of the
Christian faith, and serving others as Christ calls us. Pastor Lauren graduated magna cum laude from Elon University with a
Bachelor’s Degree in History, and with honors from Andover Newton Theological
School with a Master of Divinity Degree.
She previously served as the Solo Pastor of a UCC congregation in
Massachusetts for six years.
Currently, Pastor Lauren serves on the board of the African Indian
Alliance: A Siddi Partnership and is part of the Next Generation Leadership
Initiative (NGLI) of the UCC, a program that seeks out promising young clergy
for leadership learning and development to build up the Church of the
future. She is excited to be part of such an historic, dynamic, and welcoming congregation. Just for fun, Pastor Lauren enjoys traveling, photography, reading, watching movies,
cheering for her beloved Cleveland Browns, Cavaliers, and Indians, and taking
her hound dog on long walks. Feel free to check out Pastor Lauren's Blog to follow some of her adventures!