Community and children invited back to church

Michelle Wiltshire-Clement hopes to slowly build a strong, family-oriented community at the Congregational Church. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — Michelle Wiltshire-Clement, the new pastor at the Falls Village Congregational Church, describes herself as “eclectic.”

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in Canada, her family moved to New York City because her mother was looking for a place to live “with more, and less flat.”

Her father is “very Catholic,’ her mother an Episcopalian. Further back she’s got a grandmother who is a Jehovah’s Witness, and a grandfather who was an Anglican deacon, traveling around Trinidad.

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