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Our Staff


Lisa Bergman

Parish Administrator

Lisa has been an active member of Good Shepherd since 2005. She joined the staff as Church School Coordinator in February 2007 and transitioned to Office Manager in February 2015. She is a Navy veteran and holds a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Michigan University.

Lisa and her husband Dave raised their two daughters,
Alexis and Natalie in Sterling.


Kris Layton

Organist and Music Director

Kris has been playing the organ and directing the choir at Good Shepherd since November 2006. A classically trained pianist who learned to play the organ when she got her first church job, she has Colleague Certification with the American Guild of Organists, and holds the Bishops’ Certificate from the Leadership Program for Musicians (LPM). She studied gospel music with Dr. Horace Boyer; World Music and Congregational Song with John Bell of the Iona Community; improvisation with Gerre Hancock; and once had a long conversation about the King James Psalms with Pete Seeger before he walked off with her copy of “On Eagle’s Wings.” 

Outside the church, Kris is a singing member of both Assabet Valley Mastersingers and Chambersingers. She works with community theaters and high school music theater groups throughout central Massachusetts as Music Director or Resident Orchestra.


Gary Czepiel


Gary has been the sexton at Good Shepherd for the last fourteen years. He has lived most of his life in Clinton. When he is not working as sexton, he enjoys fishing, grilling with his friends
and family and spending time with his dogs.

Gary and his wife Jean live in Clinton with their three lovable dogs, Angel, Brady (yes after Tom Brady) and Figaro.

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