Our Staff

Rev. Dr. Mary Elizabeth Biedron

Senior Minister

Mary (Mimi) Biedron was installed as Senior Minister of North Congregational Church in February 2011, after serving as Associate Minister of North Church since 1998. Mimi and her husband, Glenn, have three adult daughters. She is a  graduate of the  Methodist Theological School in Ohio (Master of Divinity – 1999, Doctor of Ministry – 2015), and the University of Michigan (BA 1975). Before coming to North Church, she was the long-time Christian Education Director at First Congregational Church of Toledo, Ohio.  She has served as president of the Southeast Michigan Congregational Clergy and is the current moderator of the Southeastern Michigan Association of Congregational Churches. She is the Historian for the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches, as well as serving on the board of the Congregational Library and Archives.  She is the long-time Coordinator of the Farmington/Farmington Hills/West Bloomfield CROP Walk,  and is a past president of the Farmington Area Interfaith Association.

Laurie Meeker

Director of Music

Director of Music since December of 2003, Laurie Meeker first came to North Church as soprano soloist under the direction of Dr. Harry M. Langsford. She holds a degree in vocal music with a major in education from Wayne State University and has done post degree work in vocal performance. She has studied conducting under Dr. Harry M. Langsford and Dr. Joseph Labuta at WSU as well as Dr. Jerry Blackstone and Dr. Paul Rardin at the University of Michigan.

Rev. Dr. Mark P. Jensen, Minister Emeritus (Retired)

Mark retired from North Congregational Church in October 2010, after more than 30 years of service as Senior Minister.

Mark Jensen came to North Congregational Church from Boston with his family in 1980. Community service positions have included the Farmington/Farmington Hills Community Foundation Board of Trustees, Presidency of the Farmington Area Interfaith Association and moderator of the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches. Mark is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and Colgate Rochester Divinity School.

Support Staff

Patricia Butler, Organist
Debbie SkindellOffice Manager