SUMMIT, NJ - Reverend Noelle Kirchner has joined Central Presbyterian Church in Summit as Parish Associate. Kirchner comes to Central Church after serving as Associate Pastor at the First Presbyterian Church at Caldwell and, most recently, as Parish Associate at the Presbyterian Church at New Providence.

Kirchner's interests include worship leadership and family ministry, and she will support the existing pastoral staff as needed. She is a graduate of Northwestern University, where she earned a BA in World Religion, and Princeton Seminary.

Currently blogging about faith and parenting at, she has published extensively online for sites such as the Huffington Post, the TODAY Show Parenting Team, Mamapedia, (In)courage, and Kirchner also is active on various social media platforms, including Twitter and Facebook.

Central Presbyterian Church is located at 70 Maple Street. For more information about Central Church, visit