Pictured from left to right:  Rev. Seth Rash, Assoc. Minister of Youth and Family – FCC-Troy; Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Moore, Senior Minister – FCC-Troy (Co-President of GTMA); Father Mike Lydon, Priest – Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Vice President of GTMA); Pastor Jane Kelley, Pastor Emerita -FCC-Troy (Co-President of GTMA); Rev. Mark Headrick- Pastor – Stonebridge Free Will Baptist Church; Melissa Leitman, Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Secretary of GTMA); Rev. Steve Oliver, Pastor - Troy Holiness Church; Rev. Michael Kasevich, Pastor – St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Old Monroe and Rev. Larry Gallagher, Pastor – Asbury Methodist Church.

The Greater Troy Ministerial Alliance met on Oct. 8 at First Christian Church in Troy. It elected Father Mike Lydon as vice president of the Alliance, and re-confirmed Melissa Leitman from Sacred Heart will continue as secretary. 

The group enjoyed refreshments provided by Pastor Jane Kelley from First Christian, and discussion centered around the upcoming Community Thanksgiving Service, planned for Nov. 22 at 6 p.m., to now be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Rev. Mary Garrett, Pastor of Begin Again Ministries Reformation Church in Troy will be the guest speaker, with other local clergy participating. 

A new Community Church Calendar will be developed by Rev. Seth Rash, from First Christian, which will enable local churches to advertise upcoming programs and fund-raisers their church is sponsoring, in which they seek public support. A discussion of local needs, including homelessness, was discussed. GTMA will meet at the Troy Holiness Church on Thursday, November 12th at 9:30 am – all local clergy in the area are cordially invited to attend.