Ministry

  • Monica Jacobson-Tennessen

    Intern Minister
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    Monica is in her third year of full-time study for a Master’s of Divinity at Meadville Lombard Theological School. The MDiv is the standard graduate degree required for ministers. During the two years as half-time Intern Minister at UUCS, she will be taking low-residency courses through Meadville Lombard and traveling to Chicago a few times … Continued

  • Reverend Rick Davis

    Senior Minister
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    Reverend Richard R. Davis (“Rev. Rick”) became senior minister at UUCS in 1993. He was originally drawn to Unitarian Universalism through his interest in world religions, particularly Zen Buddhism that guides his daily meditation.The UU religious movement became his spiritual home, as it promotes free and responsible religious thought, and encompasses expressions that affirm his multi-faith … Continued

Operations

Religious Exploration

  • Christi J. Olsen

    Director of Lifespan Religious Exploration
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    Christi has an early childhood associates degree with an infant/toddler endorsement, a Bachelors in Social and Human Behaviors and a Masters in Special Education that support her role at UUCS.  In addition to Christi’s many years of experience directing religious exploration programs and teaching children of all ages, she has been a therapeutic foster parent. … Continued

Music

  • Aimée Larsen-Amend

    Director of Music
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    Aimée is a Salem-based director, musician and vocalist. She holds a Masters in Music from Western Oregon University and has been a performer in the Willamette Valley for over 25 years. Aimée has been overseeing the Music Ministry at UUCS as the Director of Music since 2014. Along with directing the UUCS Choir and music production for the … Continued