Stacy and Deryck have been married almost 30 years. They have 4 adult children, 2 of whom are married, and 2 grandsons, Zion and Hudson, who bring such joy to their lives!
Executive Assistant to Pastor Deryck
Gretchen has been Pastor Deryck’s assistant for close to ten years! She is organizationally gifted and helps keep PD’s schedule on track.
Gretchen and her husband Herman have three children who are their greatest joy. They favorite activity is riding bikes on trails across New England. Throw in a hot dog and Gretchen would call it a perfect day.
Jere serves as the Executive Director of MetroWest Ministries and Executive Pastor of Connect Church overseeing staff teams, ministry strategy and operations. In his spare time Jere provides leadership coaching to business executives, backpacking with his two Bernese Mountian Dogs or traveling to enjoy history and architecture with his wife Shannon.
Executive Assistant to Pastor Jere
Ulrike or "Uli" supports Pastor Jere in the daily operation and management of the ministries of Connect Church and Metrowest Ministries.
She and her husband Matt have been married for 7 years. Their daughter Amalie was born in 2018. In her spare time she enjoys spending time outdoors and finds delight in the occasional day trip to Boston. Having grown up in Germany, she loves to travel and visiting family frequently.
Rodrigo DeJesus (PDg)
My favorite book - The Servant || My favorite movie - Old Dogs || Last Meal on Earth - Sushi || My favorite thing about Connect - It’s fun, fast paced, full of talented people doing what we love, leading people to accept God’s love, encounter their calling and experience significance || Other things about me - I am married to Jussarah and we have two awesome boys – Lucas and David.
Ashland Campus Pastor
Mark is the Ashland Campus Pastor, and also oversees all of Connect’s missions efforts and counseling. He and his wife Julie are parents to 5 awesome children, the youngest of whom is a high school senior. Vacations in National Parks are tops on their list.
Ashland Campus Coordinator
Shannon is the Ashland Campus Coordinator as well as supports connect's missions efforts.
Her favorite book is "Mark of the Lion Series" by Francine Rivers
and her last meal would be summertime BBQ chicken dinner with all the fixins’.
She loves to cook, interior design and spoiling Tessa & Maggie, her Bernese Mountain Dogs.
Pastor Jim is an associate pastor of Connect Church. He oversees small groups. He and his wife Beth have five children. Their family loves camping and hiking in the White mountains. Jim plays ice hockey weekly, enjoys any competitive activity.
Youth/Young Adults Pastor
Pastor Devon Frye is the youth/young adults pastor of Connect Church. He oversees the middle school ministry all the way through young adults ministry and serves on the teaching team. He and his wife Natalia round off their family of four with their son Zion and new beta fish, BomBay. Devon loves to compete and is an avid basketball player. Follow him on social media @devonfrye on instagram, or Devon Frye on Facebook.
Framingham Campus Director
Clif and his wife Nicole, are the Framingham Campus Directors. They enjoy leading marriage groups and feel called to restore relationships. Clif can be found at state parks daily running their 2 dogs. He loves to take his wife and dogs on road trips across the country.
Framingham Campus Director
Nicole is the Framingham Campus Director along with her husband, Clif. She loves to organize, decorate, and meal prep. Their two german shorthaired pointers, Marty McFly and Doctor Emmet Brown, are active dogs and always keep them on their toes. Nicole has a heart for Health & Wellness and in addition to working out she works as a local Nutritionist! Her favorite food? Ice cream :)
Kid's Ministry Director
My favorite book - Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers || My favorite movie - Taken ||
Last meal on earth - MEXICAN!! || My favorite thing about Connect - I love the uniqueness
of each individual and have such fun with the Connect kids and MCA students! || Other
things about me - I’m married to Nik Carlson, and we have two beautiful girls: Abby and Elly.
Born a Georgia girl, I migrated to MA for college before playing semi-professional soccer and
coaching the most beautiful game!
Daniel Kerr (Dj)
My favorite book - Creativity Inc. || My favorite movie - Ferris Bueller's Day Off || Last
meal on earth - Thanksgiving dinner || My favorite thing about Connect - Being able to learn
and grow in my communication skills and immediately apply & test them to my work || Other
things about me - I have a degree in Communications with a Double Concentration in Film &
Graphic Design You'll find me in my spare time editing videos, designing logos, reading coding
books & building drones.
Randa is our Missions Coordinator for MetroWest Caribbean Mission. She has been married to the founder of Connect Church, Pastor Ernie Frye, for over 50 years. Her two children, Deryck and Ginelle, both pastor churches in the community. She has 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. She loves to read in her spare time and CLEAN.
Kristin is the Accountant/Controller over MetroWest Ministries.
She and her husband, Richard, have been attending Connect for over 30 years. Their 4 children grew up in the church and are now spread across the country. They travel quite often to visit their grandchildren.
Stacy is the principal at MetroWest Christian Academy. Her family is her ride-or-die. She loves to play sports and hates the gym. Since she’s not invited to play in the flag football games anymore (she only holds a small grudge😉), her favorite pastime is watching the Patriots and Alabama football.