Our mission as a community of devoted Christ followers is to be a beacon of God’s love, shining light where there is darkness, inspiring hope where there is despair and facilitating healing where there is pain. God’s grace shines in and through us empowering us to share this love with people near and far regardless of faith background, race, ethnicity, gender identity or sexual orientation.
Our vision for Jesse Lee Church is to see dedicated Christians who actively re-present Jesus everywhere they go, eagerly commit to growing in Christ, actively serve their neighbors and passionately advocate for the needs and concerns of all people.
Develop a deep love for God and for all people.
Learn how to cultivate and celebrate our love of God through prayer, study, and worship individually, and in community.
Care for the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of all people, in good times and bad.
Share, show and invite others to experience faith in Jesus with love, grace, and humility.
Love our neighbors by working to relieve suffering and helping people thrive locally and around the globe.
Pastor Bill Pfohl
Pastor Katarina von Kühn Murray
Director of Discipleship Ministries
Pastor James von Kühn Murray
Director of Pastoral Care
Middle School Youth Administrator
Lawrence Soltowski & Jose Grandos
Frequently Asked Questions
What is available for kids and youth?
We have a variety of activities and classes for both children and youth. It’s a wonderful opportunity to learn about the Bible and how to apply the lessons to their lives.
How do I join the church?
Want to know more about Jesse Lee Church? Contact a pastor or the church office to find out when the next Growing Self 101 class is meeting. During this program, you will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn more.
How do I know where to go?
Our campus map will assist you in finding your way around the beautiful campus of Jesse Lee Church.
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Can I participate in communion if I’m not a member?
As we say in our Invitation to the Table, “Christ our Lord invites to his table all who love him, who earnestly repent of their sin, and seek to be at peace with one another.” If you can say you do or have done these three things, you are welcome to receive.
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The History of Jesse Lee Church
Our history is long, and our love for Jesus is alive and thriving today.
Our congregation began in Ridgefield in 1789 with circuit rider Jesse Lee, who helped spread the message of Methodism throughout New England. Ever since, Ridgefield’s Methodists have been at work to love others, serve others and share our joy in Jesus.