Welcome to the St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church staff information page!
Rev. Ross Goodman, Pastor
Pastor Ross Goodman is a graduate of Wake Forest University, Princeton Theological Seminary and the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He received a Doctor of Ministry from Andover Newton Theological School in 1995. He served Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in North Quincy for ten years before coming to St. Paul in 1996. Since he has been here St. Paul has expanded in membership, staffing, programming, outreach and facilities. While he is full time in his ministry here, Pastor Goodman also consults with Children’s Hospital Chaplaincy, assists the New England Synod with various projects, and he maintains standing as a Fellow with the American Association of Pastoral Counselors.
Daniel Eisenberg, Vicar
Daniel Eisenberg will be serving as St. Paul's intern for the coming 2012-2013 academic year. Daniel grew up in Jim Thorpe, PA before he attended Gordon College in Wenham, MA where he became familiar with Boston. After graduation in 2009, he moved to Pittsburgh, PA and then to Philadelphia to attend school at the Lutheran Theological Seminary. He currently lives in Waltham with his wife, Emily, and hermit crab,Speck. In his free time, Daniel enjoys reading,listening to music, and cooking. Daniel's favorites include Franny and Zooey by J.D.Salinger, the music of Elvis Costello, and the movie To Kill a Mockingbird.
Diane Williams, Church Business Administrator
Diane Williams has an MBA from Boston College, a BS from University of Massachusetts and a Certificate in Interior Design from Mass Bay Community College. She also holds both a Massachusetts Construction Supervisor License and a Massachusetts Real Estate License. Before coming to St. Paul in 2010, Diane was a partner in a design/build and real estate development business for ten years. She also had a long career in International Marketing/Sales management, working at Director-level at Lucent Technologies and Hewlett-Packard. Diane applies her financial, management and construction background to managing business and property matters for St. Paul.
Bristol Huffman, Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministry
Bristol grew up in Rockford, Illinois. After studying theology at Loyola University Chicago, she spent a few years adventuring and volunteering before moving to the San Francisco Bay area to get her Masters in Ethics and Social Theory. She recently completed an AmeriCorps term working with elementary students in Oakland public schools, where she picked up some fierce four-square skills. She loves to backpack, play the piano, and read fantasy novels.
Kira Winter, Music Director
Kira and her husband, Seth moved to the Boston area in the fall of 2009 so she could pursue a Master’s degree in Choral Conducting at Boston University. Before that, she spent three of her four years at St. Olaf College in Minnesota,singing with the world-renowned St. Olaf Choir under the direction of Anton Armstrong. She more recently sang as a Soprano Choral Scholar with Boston University’s Marsh Chapel Choir,served as Director of Music Ministry at St.James Lutheran Church in Barrington, Rhode Island, and worked at St. Anne’s-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church as a Youth Mentor and accompanist. She recently finished her first year at Beaver Country Day School where she directs the choruses and teaches middle school classroom music.
Kasper Homer, Sexton
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