Rev. Dr. Joanne Marchetto
Rev. Dr. Joanne MarchettoPastor of The Barn
Joanne is married to her husband Jim, and they have two children, Anna and Jackson. They live in Lower Macungie Township. Joanne loves reading, history, fine arts, hiking, and snowboarding, and she has a passion for youth and young adult ministry. She began serving at The Barn in February of 2015. Previously, she served as pastor at St. John’s UCC, Fogelsville and as licensed pastor at Emmanuel UCC, Hanover, PA. She attended Kean University, where she received a B. A. in history with honors. She then attended Lancaster Theological Seminary and received her M. Div. degree in May 2004 and her D. Min in 2015.

Maricel Colvin
Maricel ColvinMinister for Community Engagement
Maricel Colvin was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She was brought up in the Catholic church where she participated in the choir and youth programs and attended many retreats and seminars. Maricel moved to Allentown, PA in August 2000. She was a member of The Metropolitan Community Church of the Lehigh Valley where she served as a Deacon and was the Ministry Leader for Eunucos, the
Latino Ministry. Maricel’s lifelong passion has always been to serve God and the church through ministry. Maricel began the Licensed Ministry Program at the Pennsylvania Academy of Ministry and will continue her education at Moravian Theological Seminary Crossroads program. Maricel also has a passion for service to the community. Prior to her current role at The Barn, Maricel worked as a VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) through the United Way and AmeriCorps where she supported Dodd Elementary School in the Allentown School District. She was able to build community connections and relationships throughout the local community. In December 2019 Maricel joined The Barn Vision Team and had led the gathering on multiple occasions. Maricel started on August 2020 her new role at The Barn as the Minister for Community Engagement Maricel and her wife, Barb, were married in May 2014. They reside in Emmaus with their daughters Zoey and Nova and fur-son, Cooper!

Paula Figueroa
Paula FigueroaChildren's Ministry
Paula is married to Wilfredo, and they have 3 children, Joriah, Cristian and Alexia. Paula and her family have been a part of The Barn community since the summer of 2014, and she has been the Children’s Ministry Coordinator since April 2018. Paula coordinates our Barn children’s lessons, activities, events and volunteers. She believes that showing our kids our willingness to listen, teach, have fun, respect and advocate for them shows them that Love truly wins every time.
Paula enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going on hikes, reading, watching movies and taking naps.

Kim Bringhurst
Kim BringhurstThe Barn's Administrative Partner
Kim has been working at the Barn since 2005. She enjoys spending time with her family — she has two grown children who are both married and two beautiful grandchildren! For fun, she enjoys quilting and other needle crafts, gardening, hiking, playing disc golf, and ringing handbells with the Jubilation Ringers.