Our Staff

Rev. Eric Hausman
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Reverend Eric Hausman

Rev. Eric Hausman is Minister of First Parish Church United, and maintains Dual-Standing with the Unitarian Universalist Association and the United Church of Christ. He completed his MDiv from Harvard Divinity School, and received an International Chaplaincy education through Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Frankfurt University Hospital (Germany). After a 2-year internship at the historic King’s Chapel in Downtown Boston, he served a small number of liberal congregations, internationally as well as locally, before accepting his first called and settled position here in Westford, MA.

Rev. Hausman leads worship most Sundays and offers pastoral care, rites of passage, and adult religious education. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please send him an email at reveric@firstparishwestford.org, or call the main church line at 978.692.8350. Open Office Hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2-4pm.

“Everybody is a genius. But, if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing it is stupid.”
Albert Einstein (attributed)

Nancy Eberiel
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Music Director Nancy Eberiel

Nancy comes to us with 30 years as a church organist and choir director. She holds both an MS in Biology (Boston University, 1968) and an MS in Music (Univ. of Lowell, 1982).

In 1984, Nancy and Corole Todaro founded the Westford Suzuki School. Suzuki training has taken her to Washington, DC, Chicago, IL, Pasadena, CA, Berkeley, CA, Kingston, Ontario, and Chatauqua, NY.

Nancy maintains the central studio for WSS at 4 Depot Street. She also plays cello in the Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Orchestra.

Claire Lynch
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Office Manager Claire Lynch

Claire Lynch is Office Manager of First Parish Church United. Born and raised in Jackson, MS, she moved to Savannah, GA to attend Savannah College of Art and Design where she received a BFA in Film and Video in 1998.

In 2000, she moved to Los Angeles, CA to pursue a career in film. While living in Los Angeles, she assisted executive producers in film and television, planned events and assisted in accounting for a women’s social club, and worked as an accountant for a commercial contractor.

Soon after moving to LA, she met her husband, Mike, a marriage and family therapist and comedy writer. In 2013, Mike and Claire moved with their daughter, Trixie, from Los Angeles to Massachusetts to be closer to Mike’s family and provide their daughter the best education. Trixie is in Pre-K at the Roudenbush and will start kindergarten at Rita Miller in September. They have been Westford residents for almost three years and are grateful for this opportunity to be part of this wonderful community.

Director of Religious Education Nicole Tracey