Pastoral Staff

Reverend Dana Allen Walsh

Reverend Dana Allen Walsh is the Senior Pastor of South Church. Previously, Dana served for eight years as Minister of Hancock United Church of Christ in Lexington, MA. She holds a Masters of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary and a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from the University of Mary Washington. Dana believes that…

Reverend Alex Shea Will

Alex Shea Will began as Associate Pastor at South Church in July of 2015. Prior to South Church, he served Hancock United Church of Christ for three years in various roles, the most recent being Acting Minister of Congregational Care. Alex loves not only accompanying youth on mission trips, but also hosting pastoral lunches at…

Sherry Tupper

Sherry was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska, the oldest of 6 children. She graduated from the University of Nebraska as a French horn major with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education. She married Philip Tupper from Wilmington, MA, moved to Andover and is the mother of 2 children and grandmother of 3. Sherry taught…

Bob Lague

Bob Lague is a graduate of the New England Conservatory (NEC) of Music with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education and a Master’s Degree in Applied Piano. He comes to us having served for many years at Second Congregational Church of Beverly. With a background in music education and piano, why did you feel called…

Jenn Murray

Jenn Murray  leads youth group, works with the confirmation team, and assists in worship. An Andover Newton Theological School graduate, Jenn was also a student minister at South Church. Outside of South Church she loves to read, drink coffee and spend time with her family and friends. Jenn is thankful for the progressive, loving and…