Meet Pastor Laurie

Rev. Laurie Metzko joined FCC in July 2015 as the Interim pastor and transitioned to the Transformational pastor at the beginning of 2017.  She received her BA in Social Science from Hiram College and her Master of Divinity from Lexington Theological Seminary.


Prior to coming to FCC she served as Mission Minister at Hilltop Christian Church in Mantua, Associate Minister at Pilgrim Christian Church in Chardon, and Associate Minister of Congregational Care at Mantua Center Church in Mantua. She worked bi-vocationally also maintaining a secular job as a bookkeeper. She participated in several mission trips to New Orleans and Tuscaloosa providing disaster relief from hurricane Katrina and the Alabama tornadoes.


Pastor Laurie and her husband, John have lived in Mantua for over 30 years. They have two adult sons, Chris and Tim who live locally along with their families.


Pastor Laurie can be reached by email at