Our Staff

2012-PastorTomPastor Thomas Curtis, Senior Pastor
Phone: 508-829-4441 x222 or Email: tcurtis@holdenchapel.org

Pastor Tom lives in Holden with his wife Heather and their four children. He has served in ministry at the Chapel since 1987. He enjoys hiking, skiing, and running with his dog Gunner. He led the youth ministry, missions committee, and many other ministries before becoming Senior Pastor in 2001. He believes that the local church is to be a family of faith, building a house of hope for a desperate world.

2013MikePenza.JPGPastor Mike Penza, Associate Pastor
Phone: 508-829-4441 x225 or Email: mpenza@holdenchapel.org

Pastor Mike was born and raised in Southeastern Wisconsin and is a die-hard Green Bay Packers fan. He and his wife Kaylyn fell in love with Massachusetts when they moved to the North Shore in 2009 to attend Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. The East Coast now feels like home especially since all four of their daughters were born here - Navia, Selah, Eliza and Kenna Joy. Pastor Mike spends most of his time during the week with the youth and young adults of the church. When he isn't in the office he's either reading, playing disc golf, or teaching his daughters how to climb the tallest of trees.  

2012-ElaineEileen Cunsolo, Children's Ministries Director
Phone: 508-829-4441 x224 or Email: ecunsolo@holdenchapel.org

Eileen was born and raised in Queens, NY, where she earned her BA in Early Childhood Education from Queens College. While in college the Lord called her into ministry, teaching children the life giving message of the Gospel. She and her husband Steve, and their two children moved to MA in 1991. Eileen has been a part of Holden Chapel, serving in many areas of Children's Ministry for over 20 years. This includes playgroups, Sunday School, AWANA, VBS, HCA School Committee, Neighborhood Bible Clubs and more. She taught Kindergarten and Preschool at Holden Christian Academy (HCA) for 12 years. Eileen currently serves as Preschool Administrator for HCA. Besides working with children and her awesome volunteer staff, Eileen enjoys playing games with her family, taking long walks on Fall days, learning new things, listening to Steve play guitar and NY Pizza!

2012-GrovesJudyJudy Groves, Accounting Manager/Support Ministries
Phone: 508-829-4441 x230 or Email: jgroves@holdenchapel.org

Judy grew up in Auburn and has remained in Massachusetts her entire life. She has two grown children and two, very special, granddaughters in California. Judy has been part of our church staff for many years. Her passion is helping people. She is the facilitator of our DivorceCare ministry. Seeing people heal and draw closer to our Lord, after the devastation of divorce, is truly the “Joy of her Life”.

2012-MattMatt Brouillet, Facilities Supervisor
Phone: 508-829-4441 x232 or Email: mbrouillet@holdenchapel.org

Matt Brouillet oversees the care and repair of the church and school property. He loves being able to serve each ministry at Holden Chapel through his position, whether through set ups, clean ups, or fix ups. He also loves to sing, and holds a part time voice teaching position with Wachusett High School's Artist in Residence Program. If you come to the church early enough you may even catch him humming a few bars of your favorite hymn. Matt and his wife Lisa reside in Barre with their 4 young children.

2012-DebbieDeb McCarthy, Office Manager
Phone: 508-829-4441 or Email: dmccarthy@holdenchapel.org

Deb currently lives in Holden and it is where she raised her two sons. Here at Holden Chapel Deb spends her week supporting the ministries by managing the schedule, putting together the bulletin, answering the phones and keeping everyone else connected and out of trouble! This job truly is an answer to her prayers...ask her the story! She is abundantly blessed with her three grandsons Camren, Riley, Mason, and her entire family. Thanksgiving is her favorite holiday because it is a time she is surrounded by friends and family, tons of food, fun, and an occasional napper. The perfect scenario to remember all the blessings of God in her life. 

Holden Christian Academy

Susan Hayward, Principal
Phone: 508-829-4441 x335