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Fr. Russell A. Griffin, SSC 
Pastor, Church of St. Uriel


Ordinations:    Priest - December 21, 1979

                            Deacon - June 2, 1979

Education:       1998 Nashotah House - Masters in Sacred Theology (S.T.M.)

                            1979 Nashotah House - Masters in Divinity (M. Div)

                            1976 Norwich University - Bachelor of Science

Professional Experience:

        2004 - Present     Rector Church of St. Uriel the Archangel, Sea Girt, NJ

        1993 - 2004          Rector St. Anne’s, Crystal River, FL

        1979 - 1993          Vicar St. Mark’s at the Crossing, Williamstown, NJ

Mrs. Barbara Pfeifer,
Director - Pre-K Teacher


Mrs. Barbara Pfeifer, has a Master of Arts Degree in Speech

Correction and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood

Education.  Mrs. Pfeifer has been employed as a first and fifth

grade teacher in the public schools and has 30+ years experience in Pre-School education.

Mrs. Bea Meli
Teacher Assistant


Mrs. Bea Meli has been at St. Uriel's since it opened in 2007. 

Mrs. Meli has been in the teaching profession for thirty years as a teacher assistant in the three and four year old groups performing various duties.

                                 School Staff


St. Uriel's Pre-School will provide certified and experienced staff to encourage the social, physical, academic, and spiritual development of your child.  Both our Director and Staff will promote the desire to learn and develop self-esteem in a happy and motivational environment.

Mrs. Dorrie Heil
Teacher, 3 year olds


Dorrie Heil has her Associate of Arts Degree in Early Childhood

Education, studied at Monmouth University. Mrs. Heil has been

at St. Uriel's Pre-School for seven years.  Her previous experience

with children at Play and Learn in Avon and St. Rose Grammar

School in Belmar.

The Beginning of Forever: Enraptured

Michele McLaughlin

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