Our Staff

Rev. Jeff Little

Rev. Jeff Little

Lead Pastor

Jeff was born and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania. He graduated with an art degree from Edinboro
University and was an aspiring cartoonist.

Although he ran from his call for a while, Jeff graduated from Asbury Seminary in 2010. Jeff loves to incorporate art in worship
has a passion for discipleship and relational small group ministries.

When not involved with ministry, Jeff
enjoys drawing, bike riding, and board games.

Frank Tipping

Frank Tipping

Pastoral Assistant

Frank resides in Cambridge Springs with his wife Mary. They have three adult sons, Aaron, Luke, and Kris.

Outside of SUMC, Frank is active with Youth for Christ and Camp Venango. Frank also enjoys being outside, making music, reading, and spending time with his family.

Dulcie Anderson

Dulcie Anderson

Administrative Assistant

Dulcie resides in Cambridge Springs with her husband, Tom and their son, Jordan. 

Outside of SUMC, Dulcie and family volunteer with various youth organizations/teams and community charities and events.  Dulcie values time with family and hobbies of playing the piano, bicycling, traveling, gardening & the great outdoors.

Jennifer Silker

Jennifer Silker

Worship Accompainist

Jen resides in Edinboro where she works in Erie as an administrative assistant for a financial planning company.

She enjoys giving piano lessons to students
in the Saegertown and Edinboro areas when she is not otherwise playing. 

When she is not at work or immersed in
music, Jennifer may be found surrounded by her pets, enjoying a movie and a good cup of coffee, or
spending time in nature. She and her dog Dobby are a therapy dog team and enjoy sharing comfort and
joy where needed.

Rev. Joseph C. Rial

Rev. Joseph C. Rial

Pastor Emeritus

Joe resides in the Conneaut Lake area with his wife Kathy.

He has been in ministry since 1956! He served as an associate pastor from 2002-2017. He is currently enjoying retirement, but is quite to help out on special occasions.

Susan Egyud

Susan Egyud

Business Administrator

Susan grew up on Long Island, NY before moving to the area to attend Allegheny College.

Susan and her husband, Ralph have two adult children and one grandaughter.

She and Ralph are directors of the Altar House of Prayer in Meadville. 

She also enjoys teaching music lessons, reading, and  knitting.