Meet our wonderful staff here at Bedford Presbyterian Church

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Paul Alcorn, Pastor
I have been the pastor here at Bedford Presbyterian Church since 1989. I love teaching, working with children and youth, and being in a conversation with others about faith and values and the world in which we live. Besides the work I do here at the church, a part of my responsibility as pastor is to be involved in the communities around us... [Read more...]
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Heather Brown-Huston, Minister for Congregational Life
My faith journey began decades ago with my family and as a young student in Sunday School and confirmation class at Bedford Presbyterian Church. This congregation introduced me to the concept of an active faith that is rooted in Jesus’ justice and compassion [Read more...]
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Kathy DiBiasi, Director of Educational Ministries
Working closely with children in our Sunday school program as a volunteer for more than 5 years led me to my current position as Director of Educational Ministries. After some soul searching and careful consideration I accepted this position in August 2007. [Read more...]
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John Lettieri, Director of Music
I came to Bedford Presbyterian Church in the fall of 2002 as the Director of Music. I feel fortunate to be able to make music in such a wonderful space and with so many wonderful people. Bedford Presbyterian Church possesses many fine musical resources, including an exciting new Martin Pasi organ... [Read more...]
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Kym McNair, Minister of Community Education and Engagement
Reverend Kymberly E. McNair graduated with a Master of Divinity and Master of Sacred Theology from Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York where she was the she was the sole recipient of the Robert Lynn Wood Fellowship for the “promise of excellence in teaching or in a ministry of education.” Her work toward her S.T.M. degree focused on designing healing rituals, liturgy and bible studies useful for communities of faith in responding to issues concerning Domestic Violence... [Read more...]
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Rev. Leslie Mott, Coordinator for Spirituality and Practice
Rev. Leslie Mott is a writer, pastor, yoga teacher and spiritual director. She has been pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown for 11 years, and teaches 4 classes a week at Living Yoga Studios. She has a blog, website, and sees clients privately for Spiritual Direction. [Read more...]
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Laurel Lettieri, Office Manager
I joined the Bedford Presbyterian Church staff as Office Manager in November, 2007. I have worked in office support positions for over 25 years both at large and small companies. I have a BA in Theatre from UC Davis and a Master of Fine Arts from New York University. My husband, John Lettieri, is the Music Director here at Bedford Presbyterian Church... [Read more...]
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Jim Fenimore, Parish Associate
Jim is an Elder in The United Methodist Church and a member of The Upper New York Annual Conference. He has served churches as a pastor in Vermont, New Jersey and New York. He has also served as the Albany District Superintendent of The Upper New York Annual Conference. He is a graduate of The University of Vermont (B.S. in Computer Science), Drew University (where he received a Master of Divinity, Master of Sacred Theology and a Doctor of Ministry in 21st Century Leadership), and... [Read more...]
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Peter Surgenor, Parish Associate
The Rev. Peter Surgenor has been a professional camp director since 1976. He is a graduate of Hamilton College and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He has studied further at Slippery Rock University and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Rev. Surgenor is President of the American Camp Association and continues to chair the National Education Committee for that organization, he is... [Read more...]
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Doroty Muller, Parish Associate
After careers as a high school math teacher and then a business consultant, Dorothy spent three years caring for her ill husband, her dying parents, and her young teen-aged children. When she was no longer needed as a caretaker, she began to take classes at Union Theological Seminary. While there... [Read more...]