Penelope has served as Office Manager at First Church since 2003 and worked with many clergy and staff in those years. She has a B.S. in Administration from the University of New Hampshire and a Master of Divinity from Duke University, and her work life has been in college and church settings. Her husband Peter invited her to First Church on their first date, and she has been here ever since. Penelope’s “basics” also include walking, yoga, reading (especially Jane Austen), movies (currently Ken Burns Baseball), and Face-Timing with their daughter Meg who lives in Brooklyn.