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


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

As the Fellowship’s Office Manager, I am here to organize, create, serve, and learn. My professional experience includes corporate communications related to computer security, small business office operations for the Lyons Recorder newspaper, emergency preparedness and event planning for spiritual organizations. I live in Longmont with my sons, Gareth and Brennan. I am a woman … Continued

Chris Cernac

Chris comes to SpiritJam as a lead teacher after serving as a volunteer with a remarkable capacity for creativity and engaged teaching. Chris graduated from CU Boulder with a double major in evolutionary biology and psychology and he is currently a pre-medical student working towards medical school. Chris also works as an EMT and medical … 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 experience as a credentialed religious educator. Trained as a facilitator in “Our Whole Lives” (a human sexuality curriculum taught to our youth), De Anna also serves on the Committee on Mentoring for the Liberal Religious Educators … Continued

Ellen Saunders Duncan
Youth Coordinator

Ellen is a life-long Unitarian Universalist, raised in congregations in Pennsylvania and North Carolina. At the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, she led the UU Campus Fellowship, and became very involved in the supporting congregation, working with youth programming like Coming of Age and the High School Youth Group, and running a summer camp at … Continued

Gordon Weir
Facilities Caretaker

Gordon is studying at the University of Colorado Denver in their mathematics department for a second bachelor’s degree. He plans to become a Math teacher. He’s been with the Fellowship 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, … Continued

Ginny Landes
Office Administrator

Ginny’s parents were from Montana and both served in WWII.  After the war, they moved to Cleveland, Ohio, where Ginny and her siblings grew up.  Her mother was a Computer for NACA/NASA at Lewis Research Lab in Cleveland (see “Hidden Figures.”) Ginny left in 1968 to attend the University of Colorado, from which she graduated … Continued

Spenser Raymond
SpiritJam Lead

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