Marty Culbertson

Director of Youth Faith Formation

     440.247.6490 ext. 131

Marty grew up in the Chagrin Valley, was baptized and raised in The Federated Church. 

Marty joined the staff of Federated in 1996. Marty feels blessed to share the life of Christ with Junior High kids through Church School and J.O.Y. (Jesus Oriented Youth) Group activities. Her favorite event of the year is taking the kids backpacking in Colorado to build their Faith and Trust in God. 

Marty’s passion to make a difference in the lives of others drew her to be the Staff Liaison to the Mission and Service Commission, where opportunities for volunteering and financial support abound. Life is Truly Good! 

Dolly Herschel

Primetime Coordinator

     440.247.6490 ext. 133


An Ohio native, Dolly attended Ohio State University and graduated with a Marketing Degree. After college, her work experience ranged from a National Bank Examiner, to a Unit Secretary on the Labor and Delivery Ward, to then a Companion Care Giver. Now, with her job as primetime@fed Coordinator, she hopes to inspire older adults to stay active and involved so they can lead happy and healthy lives. She joined Federated Church in 2012.

Dolly is married to Tom, the Market Manager of the CBS Radio Cleveland stations, for 25 years. Dolly likes going out to eat and playing tennis.


Kristin LeFeber

Director of Children's Faith Formation

     440.247.6490 ext. 130​​​​​​​

Kristin grew up in Baltimore, Maryland.  She attended Grove City College in Pennsylvania where she earned a B.S. in Elementary Education.  Though she only taught professionally for a short time, Kristin has taught voluntarily in children’s and other church ministries for over 10 years.  At her previous church in Baltimore, she was an adult small group leader and the volunteer director of preschool ministries.  After moving to Ohio, Kristin’s family joined Federated in June 2017.  Here at Federated, she has led two Lenten book studies, coordinated and taught one summer of Sunday School and coordinates Family Ministry Events. 


Kristin and her husband, Zach, live in Auburn with their two children, two dogs and two cats.