Shelly joined the UCG ministerial team in July of…
Shelly joined the UCG ministerial team in July of 2013, and brings some 30 years of experience in ministry to UCG. As Senior Minister, Shelly plans worship services and preaches regularly, provides pastoral care, and provides oversight of many church boards and programs.
Andy has served UCG since the fall of 2003. He oversees the church’s youth programs (middle and high school youth and post-high school young adults) and organizes and administers all of the church’s outreach programs. Andy preaches on a regular basis, but can also be found strumming a guitar or a mandolin, or bringing a variety of multimedia arts to our worshiping experience.
Talia joined the UCG ministry team in August of 2017. She oversees the church’s youth programs (middle and high school youth and post-high school young adults) and the lively arts component to our spiritual life together. Talia also preaches and plans worship services in rotation with the clergy team and resources our Open and Affirming Committee and Board of Children’s Ministry.
Sandy served as UCG’s Commissioned, then Licensed and then…
Sandy served as UCG’s Commissioned, then Licensed and then Ordained Minister from 1976 to 2012, at various times directing programs for youth, children and adults, as well as overseeing the church administration and leading worship and spiritual nurture. As Minister Emerita, she offers small groups, workshops, contemplative prayer and occasionally preaches.
Larry served as UCG’s pastor from 1974-2012, during which…
Larry served as UCG’s pastor from 1974-2012, during which time the church grew from 75 to 700 members. As Minister Emereitus he leads various trumpet related musical ensembles, offers small groups and seminars, and occasionally preaches.
Lisa works with the ministers, church council, staff, and…
Lisa works with the ministers, church council, staff, and other committees to administrate the business of the church. She guides, directs, and manages the critical functions of the church with a focus on efficient office and facility operations.
Catherine is responsible for maintaining the financial records of…
Catherine is responsible for maintaining the financial records of the church. She collects donations and revenue as well as handles accounts payable and payroll. She also provides financial reports and accounting information to the church’s boards, and keeps members informed of their giving.
Keri is responsible for planning and coordinating the activities…
Coordinator of Children’s Programs
Keri is responsible for planning and coordinating the activities and curriculum for United Tribes Church School grades Pre-K through 5th during their Sunday morning meeting times. She also coordinates and supervises guides and guest teachers, and is responsible for communications to families and the congregation regarding United Tribes times.
Shay has been the director of infant and toddler care at UCG for 15 years. Working with the children and the staff has brought her much joy. She truly feels supported and appreciated in this family like atmosphere.
Summer coordinates all church childcare as well as Sunday…
Activity Time Coordinator
Summer coordinates all church childcare as well as Sunday Activity Time for children grades K-5. She has been a member of UCG since 2003 along with her husband and two children, who are growing up in the United Tribes program. Summer also teaches locally at Norton Elementary where she works with students in the gifted robotics, math, and science programs.
9:15am and 11:15am
Join Mark Burlingame who will lead us through the ritual, “Touching the Earth,”.
Join “conversion therapy” survivor Jose Vega in his seminar “Preventing Spiritual Abuse—a Ban on Conversion Therapy in Alachua County.”