Rev. Lydia Ferrante-Roseberry
Senior Minister

“Live Freely, Love Boldly, Tread Softly” These words guide Rev. Lydia Ferrante-Roseberry’s life and ministry. Called to ministry after years as a community organizer in San Francisco, Rev. Lydia brings her passion for justice and deep love of people into everything she does. The Rev. Lydia Ferrante-Roseberry was chosen by the congregation in April 2007 … Continued

Rev. Ruth Rinehart
Assistant Minister

The Rev. Ruth’s introduction to Unitarian Universalism began in 1967-’68, when her parents joined the Central Unitarian Church in Paramus, NJ. This began a lifelong spiritual search, including metaphysical, mystical Christian beliefs and practices, the Buddhist Order of Interbeing, led by Thich Naht Hahn, and a lifelong practice of meditation. Returning to Unitarian Universalism in 2008 … Continued

Rev. Catharine Harris
Minister Emerita

The Reverend Catharine Harris served our congregation from 1993 until she retired in 2006. Among Catharine’s many firsts: our Fellowship’s first Minister Emerita; first full-time Minister of our Fellowship; first minister of the UU Church of Cheyenne, where she was ordained in 1986; and first UU minister to serve a congregation in Wyoming. During her … Continued

Staff

Ari Flauta
Early Education Specialist

What inspired you to become a preschool teacher? I have been working with children since I was old enough to babysit. I used to help my mom teach Sunday school at her church growing up, and always loved working with the kids. I pursued my BA in Early Childhood Education because of that love of … Continued

Carol Pranschke
Office Manager

Hello Fellowship! I am excited to become part of the Fellowship community as your office manager. My name is Carol Pranschke (perhaps it helps to know that my last name rhymes with ranch+key). I am here to organize, create, serve, and learn. My professional experience includes corporate communications dealing with computer security, publication in the … Continued

De Anna Hoyle
Interim Director of School of the Spirit

After serving UU congregations in the southern Colorado, New Mexico, and Denver areas, De Anna comes to the Fellowship with interim experience as a credentialed religious educator. Trained as an “Our Whole Lives” facilitator, De Anna also serves on the Committee on Mentoring for the Liberal Religious Educators Association. She rounds out her active side … Continued

Gordon Weir
Facilities Caretaker

Gordon is studying at CU-Denver in their Mathematics department for a second bachelor’s degree. He plans to become a Math teacher. He’s been with BVUUF since January 2016 helping with our youth and watching over our building with safety, cleanliness and maintenance lenses. Gordon‘s favorite dog is Jewel from S. Korea, a friendly terrier who … Continued

Spenser Raymond
Communications Specialist and SpiritJam Leader

Spenser graduated from the University of Colorado with a bachelor’s in evolutionary biology and philosophy, and he is currently working on his Master of Social Work degree at MSU. Spenser also currently serves in the Colorado Army National Guard as a commissioned officer. Spenser hopes to utilize his talents in order to help alleviate suffering in … Continued

Tad Koriath
Music Director

Tad studied piano at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, where he received the School of Music’s award for outstanding accompanying and chamber music collaboration as well as festival grants to study and perform chamber music. Tad has been an active pianist and musician in Colorado since moving here in 1999. He’s served as accompanist for … Continued