• Christine Stockhausen-Butler

    Director of Parish Services

    Christine has been a long standing member of Christ Church and has taught Godly Play on and off for over 20 years. She has assumed the combined role of Parish Administrator and Director of Children's Christian Formation. 

  • JOHN BALME                      


    Before entering the world of church music, John served as General Director of Boston Lyric Opera and the Lake George Opera Festival. As a pianist, he has accompanied many international singing stars in concert, including Carlo Bergonzi, Christina Deutekom, Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines and Deborah Voigt. John has been a guest conductor for opera companies in San Diego, Honolulu, Atlanta, Syracuse, Rochester NY, Fort Worth, among others; and has taught at the University of Texas, Austin, New England Conservatory and the University of Connecticut. He is currently an adjunct professor at Brookdale Community College where he teaches piano and The Creative Process.