No Matter Who you are or where you are on life's journey, YOU are welcome here!

an inclusive christian Community

A warm welcome to our friendly and caring "little white church" in Bolton, Connecticut, where worship was first gathered in 1720.

Rev. Brandon Yaghjian-Tison

Pastor Brandon joins BCC, as of January 1, 2023, as their next settled Senior Pastor and Teacher, joining with his husband of 13 Years, Kevin and their two boys Joseph (13) and Eddy (16). Rev. Brandon Resides in Norwich, CT and comes to BCC with several years of experience in finance, management, and more. A Graduate of Capella University with his Bachelors of Science in Business Administrations, focusing on non profits, and also from Chicago Theological Seminary with his Masters of Divinity. Rev. Brandon was ordained into the UCC on November 27, 2022 and comes to BCC filled to the brim with excitement and enthusiasm for both the congregation and the local community. Pastor Brandon has a ministry that is focused on the wider community and all the issues that face it from homelessness and marginalization to respect and equality for all.

When not in the pulpit Brandon can often be found kayaking or camping and spending time at his home lounging in the pool or around a cozy wood fire in the colder months. He loves all things technology and has actually studied sound engineering and has managed sound for several large name acts all over the New England area and more. Pastor Brandon brings to BCC a fresh perspective on the value of technology in worship and how this can play in the vitality of the local church.

While appointments are not necessary to meet with Pastor Brandon, if you need to meet with him due to any of the following, please call the office to make an appointment: wedding planning, funeral arrangement, counseling, baptism, new member or any meeting where you may need uninterrupted time.


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Support Staff

Jessica Romeo

Minister of Faith Formation

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Jessica Romeo lives in Andover, CT with her husband Ken, their children Kayla and Joseph and their dog Lily. They have been members of Bolton Congregational Church since 1999.

Jessica has been involved in the Christian Education program at BCC for 20 years. She took over as the director in 2010.

Jessica loves everything nature, most of all the ocean. When she isn’t working with the youth of the church, you will most likely find her with a book in her hand and her feet in the sand. The music and arts hold a special place in her heart, and whenever she can she will implement the arts into the teaching of Sunday School.

Amanda Andersen

Office Manager

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Mary Lou Prescher

Minister of Music