Implementation Team

Please welcome members of the Implementation Team, who will champion and shepherd ARISE!, Liberty Corner Church's new three-year vision plan, by recruiting people from the church to help shape and accomplish goals of the plan. Watch for more information about ARISE! and ways that you can participate. 

  • Gather

    We will build the church family with inviting experiences for people to worship, connect, and serve together - a place where people choose to GATHER.

  • Judy is a former district manager for a food service company, and continues to work there part time. She and her husband, Larry, have lived in Martinsville, New Jersey for 25 years. Most days she helps her elderly parents who live in the house that Judy grew up in, just across the street from her current residence. Judy and Larry joined LCPC in 2011. Judy is the deacon of hospitality and she and Larry can be found hosting Center Court coffee several Sundays each month. They have two grown children, Allison and Christopher. Judy enjoys travel, reading, golf and cooking.

  • Steve and his wife Shayne have lived in Millington, NJ since 1990 and have been members of LCPC for about 26 years. They have two children, Connor and Catherine, who were both raised in Liberty Corner youth programs. Steve has worked in sales and sales management for over 30 years, and currently sells commercial solar across New Jersey. 

    At LCPC, Steve has served as a Stephen Minister, Deacon, and as a head usher in the traditional service for the last 24 years. Steve enjoys golf, gardening, baking, and his family.

  • Grow

    We will inspire spiritual growth for people at every stage of their faith journey through prayer, study, and leadership - a place where people GROW to be more like Christ.

  • Linda has been a member of LCPC for 20 years. She has served with various ministries including the Mission Team, Children’s Sunday School, Small Group Bible Study, Women’s Ministry and Adult Spiritual Formation. Linda’s passion and long term focus since 2002 has been Stephen Ministry, and she presently serves as a Deacon and as the liaison for Stephen Ministry. 

    Linda has worked at AT&T for over 26 years as a certified Project Manager. She also enjoys reading, hiking, travel, baking and time with family and friends. Linda and her husband Jim have two grown daughters, Lisa and Laura, son-in-laws Ryan and Angel, and grandchildren, Jade and Drake. Linda has a heart for our community and compassion for others, especially those experiencing crisis. She accepted the invitation to serve on the Implementation Team and help LCPC more fully live into our role in the community as servants of Jesus that others may come to know and delight in Him.

  • Rich has been an active participant at LCPC for 21 years and a member since 2008. He recently completed his sixth year as a member of the Board of Trustees, including three as Secretary. Prior to that he served six years on Endowment of which three were as Chair. In 2018 Rich was a member of the Catalyst Team.

    Rich enjoys serving others. In 2015, he started a prayer chain for clients of the food bank at Freedom Ministries. When he is able Rich likes to serve an overnight shift at Interfaith Hospitality Network. He made two trips to Hearts for Honduras and served at the eye clinic. He initiated and led “A Time for Service,” which was a small group for families with children devoted to performing acts of service for others in our community. He has worked on projects at World Impact, Habitat for Humanity, and New City Kids. Rich and his wife Sharon have led Connect Groups for the past three years. Rich and his wife are empty nesters. They have two daughters. Kristen lives in San Francisco and Katie lives in Pittsburgh.  

  • Rick has been attending LCPC since 2012 and became a member of the church five years ago, along with his wife Randy. He’s been involved in the church’s men’s ministry and Bible studies over the years as well. Their son Collin and his wife Courtney are also very active members of the church. Their daughter Lauren and her husband Kevin live in California.

    Rick’s professional career has been in healthcare over the last 40 years, with Johnson & Johnson, Becton Dickinson and then his own consulting firm and start-up. He’s now working for a global research and consulting firm, Evalueserve.

  • GO

    We will GO into the community to serve and give others opportunities to know Christ - a place that cares, serves, and transforms people through the gospel.

  • Jim Buccini has been a member of LCPC for nearly 20 years. He presently serves on Session, as a Stephen Minister, and as a Team Leader in Spiritual Growth. Jim works full-time as a CFO, and serves on the board of the Good News Home for Women, a Christian residential program for women overcoming addictions, and on the board of The Children’s Hope Initiative, a non-profit that helps meet needs of Somerset County’s abused and neglected children. He is excited to serve on the Implementation Team and to help the “GO team” implement its action plans. 

    Jim enjoys Bible study, reading, classical guitar, hiking, and travel. He and his wife Linda have two daughters, Lisa and Laura, sons-in-law Ryan and Angel, and grandchildren, Jade and Drake.  

  • Katherine Ma has been a member of LCPC for about seven years, where she serves as a Stephen Minister, Stephen Leader, and most recently as a member of the Catalyst Team. She also participates in the Women's Bible Study group. 

    Katherine has one son, who lives and works near Chicago as a Chemical Engineer. Currently, Katherine serves as a volunteer EMT with the Basking Ridge Fire Company No. 1 and on the board of the Good News Home For Women. Prior to that, Katherine practiced as a corporate counsel for over twenty years, most recently with Honeywell International Inc., based in Morris Plains, NJ. She plans on going back to school for social work focusing on family counseling as a second career. In her spare time, Katherine enjoys leading hikes and camping trips in North Jersey. She also enjoys traveling, the theater, singing, dancing, and playing board games.

  • Donna lives in Basking Ridge with her husband Rex, two daughters Brittany and Alyssa, and their Shih-Tzu Bella. She has enjoyed a successful career in marketing, innovation, and driving strategic growth, currently working as a consultant with OxfordSM to uncover growth opportunities for companies including Pepsi, Bayer, Colgate, Campbells, J&J, Mondelez, and GSK.  

    Since joining LCPC several years ago, Donna has participated in several ministries, including serving Interfaith Hospitality Network guests and as an IHN board member, assisting each summer with Vacation Bible School, and participating in women’s bible study.