Meet Our Church Staff

Rev. Annie Baker-Streevy

Pastor Annie (she/her) began serving St. James in July 2022. A native New Englander, she moved to Merrimack, NH with her spouse, John (they/them), their child, Finn, and their doggo, Thor (Dog of Thunder). Pastor Annie previously served Calvary United Methodist Church in Lewiston, ME from 2015-2022 and Bolsters Mills United Methodist Church in Harrison, ME from 2019-2022. She was ordained as an Elder in Full Connection at the New England Annual Conference in 2018. Pastor Annie has her Masters of Divinity from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, IL located just north of Chicago and also holds a certification in Spiritual Direction. Receiving a calling from God at the age of 14 while camping with her family, Pastor Annie is passionate about sharing God’s radically inclusive love with all people (and all means all). Pastor Annie has a heart for social justice and making church and faith relevant while meeting people where they are. She also loves reading, playing games, watching reality tv and romcoms, and being in nature.

Robin House – Office Administrator

Robin has been our office administrator since 2018. Since she and her husband David became members of St. James Church in 2007, Robin has served on the SPRC, Board of Trustees and Finance Committee, and volunteers as a Sunday school teacher and at VBS. Robin is also a lay servant and has delivered sermons in church.   After leaving the office, she enjoys going to daily gym classes and then relaxing at home with her family. She lives in Merrimack with her husband David, daughter Rachel, and her cat and dog Zion and Adrienne.  Robin and David’s other daughter Sarah lives in Colorado.

Darlene Skene - Organist and Music Director

Darlene was born and raised in Michigan and received her Bachelor and Masters degrees from Northern Michigan University.  She was a public school music teacher (all grade levels, but mostly elementary) for 30 years.  Darlene moved to Merrimack in 1981 and  became a member of St. James in 1992 when she joined the choir first, as a singing member and in 2008, choir director and organist. Darlene has 2 kids, 2 grandkids, she sings in the Nashua Choral Society, and she loves to travel!

Kyle Sanborn - Videographer and Technology Director

Kyle has been managing the technology at St James since 2019. Kyle became a member of St James in 1998 shortly after moving to Merrimack with his family, where he grew up in the church well into high school. After a four year hiatus to earn his bachelor’s degree in Cinema and Media Arts from the University of New Hampshire, Kyle would return to St James to run audio and eventually direct and produce the church’s weekly livestreams. Outside of church, Kyle spends his time making his own videos and taking photos, enjoying his automotive and outdoor hobbies.