top of page

Douglas Geeze

Lead Pastor

Doug has been married to his wife, Joanne, since 1984 and they have raised three kids: Matt, Jonny, and Caroline. Since becoming the Senior Pastor at Faith Church in 1989, Doug has devoted himself to making an impact in the community of Central Massachusetts by leading the church to live out the words of Jesus in the heart of New England. He has a passion to teach the Scriptures and encouraging people to place their faith in Jesus.


Doug graduated from Houghton College in Western, NY, and then went on to get his Master of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. When he’s not in the office, he’s either swinging clubs on the golf course or building something out of wood. His wife, Joanne, teaches music in Southborough and is part of the music team at Faith.

Matthew Geeze

Associate Pastor of Small Groups and Worship

Matt is the Associate Pastor of Faith Church, overseeing Small Groups and the Worship Ministry. He’s been a part of Faith since 1989, and he officially came on staff in 2015. Matt’s passions include leading people in worship of Jesus, preaching for life change, discipling men and women through small groups, creating quality videos that display the glory of God, and helping people to discover who God has created them to be.


Matt has a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Houghton College and a Master of Arts in Theology from Fuller Seminary. He and his wife, Kendyl, have been married since 2012 and they have two beautiful girls: Ferryn and Karis. When not in the office, Matt is usually at a local coffee shop reading a book or listening to music.

Family 2022-30.jpg

Samuel Maisonet

Pastor of Student Ministries

Sam was hired in 2015 as the Pastor of Student Ministries.  Sam has a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Designs from Worcester State University and a Master of Arts degree in Theological Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary. Sam’s passion is to see teenagers grow their faith in Jesus and live that out in their schools.  Prior to working at Faith, Sam worked with college students for five years with Campus Ambassadors.  Sam met his wife, Kelleigh, through the ministry of Campus Ambassadors have been married since 2013

Sam is also an experienced photographer and graphic design artist.  In his time off, Sam is probably playing basketball or Settlers of Catan. Sam lives with his wife Kelleigh and two children, Leigha and Alexander in Spencer, MA.

  • Facebook
  • Instagram

Alyssa Maglione

Office Manager

Alyssa has been attending Faith Church since the summer of 2016. She graduated from Fitchburg State University with a BA in Marketing and immediately began working full time with Campus Ambassadors, a national college ministry organization, in 2018. Alyssa spent three years sharing the hope and love of Jesus with college students, walking with them in all seasons of life as they learned about the gospel.


Alyssa joined the Faith Church staff team in January 2021 and also serves on the live stream team, kids ministry team, and worship team. She is passionate about outreach and has also led the Christmas for 508 and Easter for 508 teams. When she is not at church, she can usually be found playing board games with her family and friends, or in the drive-thru line at Chick-Fil-A.


Denise Wells

Kid's Ministry Director

Denise joined us on staff as Children’s Director in November of 2022. She graduated from Bay Path college with her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and a master’s level certificate in Educational Leadership from Worcester State University. Denise has always worked with children through the years, whether in an in-home Family Daycare, a large Family Daycare, or the Head Start program (as a teacher and a Coach for teachers). In 2016 Denise and her husband started a preschool in Leicester for children ages 2.9 to 6. Denise has a passion for helping children learn about God while having fun, and she hopes to create an environment where every child feels loved, respected, and welcomed.

Denise and her husband, Tim, have been attending Faith since 1992. They have four children and six grandchildren. When she is not at the church, you can find her enjoying time with her grandkids, playing games with family, crafting, or visiting Florida.

Overseers Leadership

Lynne Feraco (Chair)

Lin Bourie

Deborah Davenport

Robert Suto

Roxane Anderton

Peter LaPrad

Douglas Geeze

bottom of page