How to Contact Us
The Rev. Cheryl V. Minor, Ph.D., 617-484-2228, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Rev. Paul L. Minor, DMin. 617-484-2228, Revminor@aol.com
Cheryl and Paul Minor have served as our Co-Rectors since September, 1997. Together they provide the pastoral leadership for our community, preaching, leading liturgy, teaching, and more!
Cheryl's special area of expertise is children's formation, and she has been instrumental in establishing a Godly Play program at All Saints' that is considered a Center of Excellence both regionally and nationally. Cheryl has a Ph.D. in Psychology. Her thesis was a quasi-experiment testing the impact of Godly Play on the spiritual well-being of children. In addition to her work at All Saints', Cheryl is the Director of the Center for the Theology of Childhood at the Godly Play Foundation where she oversees research, curriculum development, and publications for the Foundation.
Paul is a pastor and liturgist at heart, as well as a wonderful teacher. His chief responsibilities at All Saints' are to plan our worship and to lead adult education offerings. In addition to his MDiv., Paul has a Masters in Psychology and a Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Theology. In addition to his work at All Saints', Paul serves as the full-time Senior Chaplain in the Massachusetts Army National Guard where he has achieved the rank of Colonel. In this role he oversees the religious support and pastoral care (with a network of part-time chaplains and religious affairs specialists) for soldiers and their families throughout the Commonwealth.
Cheryl and Paul have two children. Their daughter, Rachel-Anne lives in London and is a choral conductor.. Their son, John Thomas, lives locally and is a classical percussionist. He attends All Saints' where he serves as a Godly Play mentor.
Our Co-Rectors are part of a group of Communion Partner Rectors. As part of that group they affirm and adhere to the teaching of Lambeth Resolution 1.10 , affirm and accept the recommendations of the Windsor Report, and endorse the Anglican Communion Covenant.
Dr. Sandra Doneski, Sandra.Doneski@gordon.edu
Dr. Sandy Doneski, Ph.D., directs the choirs at All Saints' Church. Dr. Doneski has a Ph.D. and and M.M.Ed. from The Hartt School, and a B.M.Ed. from Gordon College. She is an associate professor of music at Gordon College. Dr. Doneski is well-known in the field of music education whose special area of expertise is the developing voice. In 2009 she was awarded the Massachusetts Music Education Association (MMEA) 2009 Excellence in General Music Award, presented annually in recognition of a “leader in the field of general music who demonstrated outstanding dedication in the general music field.”
Assistant Treasurer & Bookkeeper:
Shannyn Heyer-Cardin, 617-484-2228, email@example.com
Garry Haacke, 617-872-8596, firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Lay Leadership
All Saints' Church
17 Clark Street
Belmont, MA 02478
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Stories from our Community
"What I enjoy most about All Saints' is the connection with the other members of our congregation - the feeling of care and support from them. Coming a close second is the worship service. It takes coming into God's presence seriously."