Rev. Carly Stucklen Sather
carly1Rev. Carly Stucklen Sather was called to FCCLG in March of 2014. Carly was baptized and confirmed in the First Congregational Church (UCC) of Hinsdale, Massachusetts in 1977.  She holds a degree in Accounting from Bentley University (Waltham, MA), a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy and Religion from Heidelberg University (Tiffin, OH), a Masters of Divinity from Christian Theological Seminary (Indianapolis), and will soon complete her Doctorate of Ministry at Drew University (Madison, NJ). Additionally, she has studied with Eden Theological Seminary (St. Louis), the Beeson Leadership Institute, and the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center.

Carly married her best friend, the Rev. Daniel Sather, in 1983.  Together they have two sons, Andrew, of Philadelphia, PA, and Aaron (Shannan), of Evansville, IN.

Carly enjoys gourmet cooking, biking, refinishing antique furniture, and making lath art. Check out her blog and follow her on Facebook.  Carly can be contacted at

Ryan Cox

Ryan Cox has been the Director of Music at FCCLG since 2003. He directs the choirs (adult, youth, and children), conducts the handbell choirs, and coordinates all things musical at FCCLG.

Ryan was born and raised in Beverly, on the south side of Chicago. He graduated from Millikin University where he received degrees in Vocal Performance and Business Management. During his time at Millikin, he served as Music Director for Westminister Presbyterian Church in Decatur, IL.

When Ryan is not at FCCLG, he sings with the Chicago Symphony Chorus, Grant Park Symphony Chorus, Music of the Baroque, records for GIA Music Publishing, and performs solos in concert and oratorio.

Ryan is also the Director of the First Conservatory of La Grange, housed at FCCLG. Ryan can be contacted at

Dr. Stephanie McCullough

Stephanie McCullough PsyD, joined the FCCLG team in 2020 as video editor for our Sunday worship services.  She continues to work with the LiveStream team and also joined the FCCLG office admin staff for social media and special events.

Stephanie can be reached at or directly at (773) 633-5384