Our Church Leadership

Our Church thrives because of the energy and style of the people who are a part of our leadership. Here are a few of the people that make our church community special:



Rev. Barbara J. Seekford


Pastor Barb was assigned to Chalfont UMC in July 2010. She is a graduate of the former Eastern Baptist Seminary (now Palmer), Ursinus College and Boyertown High School. Barb is married to Andy and has two adult children Stacy and Kevin. She is a voracious reader but also enjoys being outside kayaking and riding motorcycle. Her personal mission statement reads: "My goal is to imagine, inspire, and ignite lives of authenticity and integrity."



Rev. Erin Maurer


Deacon, Worship Leader


 Rev. Erin Maurer is a provisional deacon currently appointed at Chalfont United Methodist Church.  She is a graduate of Moravian Theological Seminary in Bethlehem, PA, and of Mansfield University in Mansfield, PA.  Leader of Chalfont's worship team, Beacon, Erin has developed a ministry with persons experiencing Alzheimer's Disease and their caregivers called "Memory Cafe".  Besides making music with the awesome musicians in Beacon, Erin enjoys reading, teaching piano at the Southampton Music Company, and traveling with her husband Michael.  She and Mike are the parents of one adult daughter, Elizabeth, who lives in Lancaster.



Cris Frisco HeadshotCristopher L. Frisco


Director of Music

 Cris Frisco, Director of Music, is one of his generation's most sought after collaborative musicians.  In addition to his tenure at Chalfont UMC, his body of work includes several recent Broadway productions, productions and workshops in some of the nation's largest regional theaters, international television broadcasts for PBS and QVC, and concert performances with singers and instrumentalists around the world.  A committed educator for the next generation of artists, Cris has held faculty and staff positions at Westminster Choir College and The New School for Drama, works with several training programs and festivals, and collaborates with singers as they prepare for performances on Broadway and in the world's major opera houses.  Cris is also the founder and artistic director of The New Voice Project, a fledgling non-profit organization that fosters emerging artists and works.



 Patricia L. Kerr 

Church Administrator

After retiring from Prudential Insurance with 31 years service, Pat stepped in to cover for the former Admin. Assist. while she was on disability in 2008, which lead to her being offered the position in 2010. Pat enjoys working in the garden, doing crafts, sewing, cooking and reading.  Pat is married to Alan and has 2 adult daughters Heather and Tiffany.




Open Positions - Hiring


Service Title: Nursery Worker


Ministry Purpose: To provide safe, secure, nurturing, clean and efficient care to our children ages 0-3. Ministry responsibilities include playing with the children or directing their play, reading to them, praying with children, exhibiting patience and love, and relating the events of the day to the lesson and theme in words the child can understand.


Hours: Sunday mornings 9:15-12:15 (Rotating schedule)



·         Experienced in the care of children 0-3 years of age with the ability to adapt and interact with a variety of personalities/characteristics.

·         20 years of age or older.

·         Willing to submit to background and drug screenings.

·         Must present the results of a current (within one year) Tuberculin test and current immunizations.



$12.00 per hour

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