Church Staff

Reverend Norlita Kaul

Rev. Norlita J. Kaul is a Missouri girl.  She is a graduate of SEMO State University in Cape Girardeau. Norlita also studied at the UMKC Conservatory in Music (Kansas City) in the area of Organ Performance as a Master’s student.  Prior to answering God’s call to pastoral ministry, Norlita served as a Church Musician for 35 years.

Rev. Norlita graduated from Ecumenical Theological Seminary in Detroit MI, with her Master of Divinity degree in 2008. She has served in the PCUSA since 2010, as Stated Supply Pastor and Staff Associate Pastor prior to her ordination in the Heartland Presbytery in 2014.  Since that time she has served as a solo pastor and an interim pastor in small rural churches in Missouri, Oklahoma, and South Dakota.

FPC Bridgeton welcomed Rev. Norlita as she began her ministry January 1, 2023.  After many years without an installed pastor, the congregation has embraced her and trust her to shepherd us into what God is calling us to be.

In her free time, Rev. Norlita enjoys growing flowers, reading, working on family history/ancestry, spending time in nature and historical places, and going exploring with family, friends or even solo. Norlita still enjoys being involved musically whenever and wherever possible. Her community involvement involves memberships past/present, in PEO, Sigma Alpha Iota (Music Fraternity), Lion’s Club, OES, and Order of the Amaranth. Rev. Norlita has two adult children and three grandchildren.

Christie Sever, Administrative Assistant

Christie is a long-time resident of South Jersey. She has a degree in Graphic Design from Cumberland County College.  Her previous positions were Office Manager and Director of Development.  Christie loves to travel with her husband and two boys.  She also loves to fish, camp, garden and quilt. She is happy to be a part of the church family.

Gae Finch, Music Director

Gae is a native of Providence, R.I. She studied at the New England Conservatory (Boston, MA) and the Rhode Island College (Providence, RI). She studied music education with a concentration in piano.

Since coming to NJ, Gae has served as an accompanist and as Music Director and for the Cumberland Players and Sacred Heart High School. She serves as an Adjunct Professor of Piano at Cumberland County College. She also serves as the accompanist for the Singing Ambassadors of Vineland.

Throughout her career, Gae has served churches of various denominations. Prior to coming to serve at FPC Bridgeton in 2008, she served at Trinity United Methodist Church in Millville, NJ.

Church Officers

John Ambrose
, Clerk to the Session    
Jane Hankins/Marie Dunham, Co-Moderators, Board of Deacons
Kenneth Freitag, President, Board of Trustees    
Robert Woodruff, Church Treasurer

Contact Information

Church Phone: (856) 455-0809
Church Email:
Church Address: 119 W. Commerce Street
Bridgeton, NJ 08302

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday
Hours 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
except holidays or by appointment

119 West Commerce Street, Bridgeton, NJ 08302


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