Meet Our Pastor and Staff

Rev. Tomi Jacobs-Ziobro, Interim Minister

Tomi received her Masters of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary and is an ordained minister with the United Church of Christ.  She has specific training in transitional also known as interim ministry.  She most recently served as the Shared Minister with two Congregational Churches in Connecticut.  She has ministered in both settled and interim positions as well as a Protestant Campus Ministry at Syracuse University, at State University of New York in Albany and also as a hospital chaplain in New Jersey.


Tomi and her husband, the Rev. James Ziobro (Jim), are the proud parents of 8 children (4 each) and 2 grandchildren, with another grandchild expected before the end of 2018.  Their children currently live in Massachusetts, Maine, Minnesota, New York, Illinois and Vermont.  Jim and Tomi make their home in Wellfleet.  Jim currently works with the Cape Cod National Seashore.

Rev. Deborah Mahaney, Pastoral Assistant

Rev. Deborah (Deb) Mahaney is an ordained Minister of Word and Sacrament, Presbyterian Church USA, where she served the last three years as Pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church by the Sea in Broad Channel, Queens, New York. A native of Oxon Hill, Maryland, she earned her BS degree in Dramatic Art/Education from Western Maryland College, Westminster, MD.  Upon graduation, she moved to New York City where she lived for 44 years during which time she worked in key administrative roles for the General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church, Auburn Theological Seminary, Girl Scout Council of Greater New York (where she was thrilled to direct the Irving Berlin Girl Scout Chorus) and Good Shepherd Services.  She completed her Master of Divinity degree from New York Theological Seminary in 2014.  She and her husband Mike have been married for over 40 years and are the lucky parents of Patrick (an IT professional and lights/sound designer-technician) and Kathy.  Kathy, who has a degree in Communications, is married to Major Joshua Campbell of the US Army and they are proud parents of toddler son, Matthew (the current thrill of Deb’s life is being “Granny.”) Deb is so happy to have found FCO as a new church home.  A life-long singer/actor, she promptly joined the chancel choir and also sings with the Chatham Chorale and the Chatham Chorale Chamber Singers.  She has performed in musicals and plays regionally and in New York City and adores the theater. She and Mike live in Harwich.

Pastoral Assistant

Kimberly Denis, Church Administrator

Kimberly has worked for many years in the not-for-profit world including her most recent position as Executive Director of the Consumer Assistance Council, Inc. in Hyannis.  She moved to Cape Cod in January 2013 from upstate New York.  Kimberly holds a degree in Early Childhood Education and has made a life-long commitment to working with and for others both personally and professionally.  She brings excellent organizational skills and extensive experience working with volunteers. She is a true “people-person” with a warm smile and demeanor and has wonderful sense of humor. 

Kimberly resides in Eastham with her husband, Pierre.

Glenn Starner-Tate, Minister of Music

Glenn brings to us exceptional keyboard and conducting skills, as well as a deep faith and love for all the ways music enhances spiritual expression and worship experience.  He expressed this thought beautifully by saying "music is worship."  He holds a B.A. in piano performance, and a Masters in Music Education. His professional career has included both solo-work and accompanying on piano and organ, directing choirs and ensembles, and coaching vocal soloists. Glenn’s repertoire features sacred classical selections and traditional hymns, as well as over 350 romantic selections from the early 1900’s to the present including musical stage, film, folk music, jazz, and American and international pop. Additionally, Glenn has a love for theatre and is active on the Cape as musical director, accompanist and occasionally actor in productions at Eventide Theater Company, Chatham Drama Guild, Cotuit Center for the Arts, Falmouth Theatre Guild and Harwich Junior Theater.

Glenn resides in Harwich with his husband, Randy.

Thom Dutton, Director of the Handbell Choir

Amy Redihan, Assistant Treasurer & Financial Secretary

Amy attended church in the 1980's with her mother & has been a member ever since. She joined  the handbell choir in 1994 & still enjoys playing wih the group.She owns an animal care business which she began in 1990.  She enjoys volunteering time for the AIDS support group of Cape Cod in Provincetown.


Amy lives in Orleans with her husband, Bill, and 2 children, Ryan, & Courtney, both of whom were baptized in the church as infants and have been active in Sunday School and Youth activities.

Pierre Denis, Sexton

Pierre is the sexton at the Federated Church of Orleans and takes care of day-to-day maintenance and functions setup as well being an experienced carpenter and overall handyman. He feels lucky to be around a special administrator and inviting pastor and congregation while appreciating the history of the building and local area. Fishing or not, he's always in good-spirits and is an overall great guy to have around, especially with work to do.

Maureen O'Neill-Vigneau, Director, Meeting House Preschool

Maureen has been here for 20 years.   She started her journey as a preschool parent, then went back to school, and evolved to become the Director.


She lives in Brewster with her husband, Chris, and her two sons, Christopher and Michael.

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Church Office Hours


Monday through Friday, 9-4


Telephone: 508-255-3060

Fax: 508-255-3423

The Federated Church
of Orleans

162 Main Street, PO Box 761,

East Orleans, MA, 02643

Office Hours : 9-4 (Mon-Fri)

Telephone : ​(508) 255-3060


Building God’s World
with Justice and Compassion