Our Ministers and Staff
AJ van Tine is a lifelong Unitarian Universalist and a candidate for ministerial fellowship with the Unitarian Universalist Association. He and his wife, Ada, are originally from Virginia, with connections to congregations in Oakton and Newport News – though they most recently lived in Boston, … read more.
“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 … read more.
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 … read more.
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 … read more.
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 … read more.
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 … read more.
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 … read more.
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 … read more.
I grew up in Minnesota in the United Church of Christ denomination. I’ve been a Unitarian Universalist for many years, participating in fellowships in many roles and committees (Religious Education, Membership, Finance). My UU home congregations are in Auburn, AL, Blacksburg, VA, and Fayetteville, AR. … read more.
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 … read more.
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 … read more.