Meet Our Staff

   Rev. Margaret “Peggy” Laemmel

margaret.laemmel@nyac-umc.com

Rev. Margaret Laemmel (or as we call her: Pastor Peg) is our new pastor at St. Paul UMC who began in July 2021. 

Pastor Peg has served the New York Annual Conference as a pastor since 2009.  She is a graduate of Union Theological Seminary in New York City. (MDiv)  She has served churches in Putnam County, NY, and the Northeast Corner of Connecticut.   She and her husband are happy to be serving the Tottenville community.   You can find her sermons at www.pastorpeg.wordpress.com.

 

Dr. David Dragos, Music Director

David Dragos has studied music for over 35 years. He began his training at the age of ten when he was accepted into the Royal Conservatory of Music where he studied with William Gould, Eric Golding and Charles Robichaud. He received his Bachelor Degree (B.Mus) in Composition from Berklee College of Music in Boston where he studied with Professor Dennis Leclaire and Professor John Bavicchi. David was then awarded the Lord Simcoe scholarship to study composition at the University of Toronto where he earned his Masters Degree (M. Mus) and Doctorate (Ph.D). David has been music director for numerous elementary school musicals and also free-lances as a pianist/accompanist with various jazz combos in the New York City area.