Interim pastor


Pastor Beatrice Michals-Brown

She will be attending council meetings and covering pastoral emergencies. Pastor Beatrice will be preaching one Sunday a month, starting Nov 13th, as well as Christmas Eve. Vicki Oman will be preaching the other times.


Minister of Music
Lenae Wisner Badger

House of Prayer's Minister of Music, Lenae Wisner Badger, is a Florida native who came to the Northeast for graduate studies, fell in love with New England, and never went back! She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Organ and Church Music from Stetson University in DeLand FL, and a Master of Music degree from Yale University/Yale Institute of Sacred Music. Lenae is also the accompanist for two local choral groups -- the Broad Cove Chorale and the Unicorn Singers, teaches piano and voice privately in her Scituate home, and plays the 10-bell chime in Scituate's Lawson Tower. She is a frequent pit musician for local theater productions, a substitute organist/pianist/singer for local church weddings and funerals, and is a recital accompanist.

Church Administrator
Kristen Croke

Kristen Croke, the Church Administrator since 2007, is a graduate of UMass/Boston and Boston University. A life-long Lutheran, she was confirmed at House of Prayer, and she is one of many multi-generational families who are members of the church. Her organizational skills are put to good use managing the church office, producing weekly bulletins and other materials, scheduling the many groups that use the church on a regular basis, and keeping official records up to date.



Pastor Beatrice Michals-Brown

Lenae Badger

Kristen Croke

Church Council Officers

Carla Hill

Vice President
Kathleen Almand

Kathleen Almand

Kristine Niendorf

Financial Secretary
Sandy Swanson

Lay Preachers
Vicki Oman
M.A. in Religion, Boston University

Janet Waters
M. Div., Harvard Divinity School

At Large Council Members

Linda Vassallo

Naomi Just

Caroline Linscott

Jacqui Lyons

Mike Vassilopoulos

Scott Hudson-Bryant

Dana McGivney

Vicki Oman

Committee Chairpersons

Christian Education
Kim Boyd


Scott Morad

Finance & Stewardship
Jacqui Lyons

Parish Life

Barbara Buntrock
Linda Lundin

Social Ministry
Cathy Martin

Worship & Music
Sandy Swanson