Kelly Weisman Asprooth-Jackson, Minister

(585) 329-0781

Rev. Kelly Weisman Asprooth-Jackson has been the minister at First Parish Church in Beverly, Massachusetts since 2010. He holds a B.A. from Bard College and a Master of Divinity degree from Starr King School for the Ministry. Read more about him here.


Debra Sweet, Director of Religious Education

(978) 509-1825

Debra Sweet is responsible for coordinating our church school program and supporting/assisting our parents, teachers, the Religious Education Committee and our minister. Read her RE Director’s Welcome here.


Robert Littlefield, Director of Music

(978) 828-3231

Robert Littlefield coordinates and performs music for First Parish’s Sunday services and seasonal music events. He also directs the adult and children’s choirs at First Parish Church.


Carol Collins, Church Administrator

(978) 922-3968

Carol Collins has been First Parish Church’s administrator since 2011. In addition to general administrative functions, Carol provides support to various leaders and committees. She helps to maintain the database, update the website, oversee the maintenance of the office equipment and supplies, and puts together our weekly order of service and monthly email newsletter.


Michael Donegan, Sexton

Michael Donegan is the sexton of First Parish, maintaining the cleanliness of our facilities.


Patty Freeman-Lynde, Treasurer

Patty Freeman-Lynde is First Parish’s treasurer. She works with the Church Finance Committee, Board, and Council to produce a balanced annual budget. She also sends out regular pledge statements to members and friends.