Cute twin dogs sitting in the aisle of the Church of the Messiah.

Our Director of Music


Timothy Lewis has served as Director of Music at The Church of the Messiah since 2015. He has been heard in concert at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, the early music series at St. Peter’s Church, and at the Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church where he performed the New York premiere of Ruth Schonthal’s The Temptation of St. Anthony. Lewis, whose articles on church music have been published by Yale University, is a member of the Liturgical Commission of the Episcopal Diocese of New York.  He holds a Master of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music, where his teachers included Alec Wyton, Amy Kaiser and Dennis Keene.

Our Parish Administrator


Nicole Close graduated from Boston University in May 2016, with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She lives in Hyde Park with her parents and her two sisters, one of whom is her identical twin. Nicole started working here at Messiah in April 2017 and has immensely enjoyed getting to know everyone.


Our ESL Coordinator


Coming soon!