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Our Minister & Staff

Listed below are our minister and staff hours as well as locations in which they serve. 
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Rev. Lyn Cox
REVEREND LYN COX, Interim Minister (beginning August 8, 2017)
Rev. Lyn will begin serving our congregation in August of 2017. She recently served at UUYC (Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York) as their Interim Parish Minisiter.  Before UUYC  she served the UU's of Fallston, MD. Prior to that, she was a full-time consultant with the Unitarian Universalist Association and the Joseph Priestley District (JPD, our local association of UU congregations). Her first settlement was as the Assistant Minister for Education at the UU Society of Sacramento, CA. These experiences have brought her insights from leadership, faith development, and worship at every level and age group in our faith.

Rev. Lyn is a 2003 graduate of Starr King School for the Ministry and a 2014 recipient of a Master of Science in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University in Maryland. During her counseling field work, she provided mental health support for children, adolescents, and their families. Before seminary, she worked in public relations for high tech, nonprofit, arts, and education settings.

Theologically, Rev. Lyn draws from the wisdom of prophetic women and men throughout UU history, from the experience of her interfaith UU-Jewish household, from her liberal Christian upbringing, and from her personal earth-based spiritual practice. She also studied Buddhism during seminary and in her first settlement. She notes that "praying with our hands and feet" by living out our UU values of justice, equality, and compassion is a path we can travel together as we learn to weave together our theological diversity.

A lifelong learner, Rev. Lyn is interested in running, sewing, science fiction, singing, and dinosaurs. Rev. Lyn lives in Baltimore with her family.
Days/Hours: TBA
Phone: 717.564.4761 ext. 700
Email: To contact Rev. Lyn, please visit our staff contact form and select her from the list of recipients.
KEL KYLE, Congregational Administrator (Clover Lane & Market Street)
Kel began working for UCH in July of 2013. As Congregational Administrator, Kel is responsible for a broad array of functions for the operation of our church and it's programs. Some of Kel's duties include managing office procedures, facilities/building management for both locations, promoting, scheduling and preparing contracts for rentals and events, administering salary and benefits, purchasing, and assisting in budget preparation. Kel supervises our bookkeeper, Alicia O'Rorey; office assistant/gift card coordinator, Tavia Flanagan; and our cleaning crew.  She is also is in the process of creating our new website and is the Editor of our weekly newsletter "News You Can UU's".
Days/Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (8:30 am - 3:30 pm) at Clover Lane; Wednesday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm at Market Street. 
Phone: 717.564.4761 ext. 701
Email: To contact Kel, please visit our staff contact form and select her from the list of recipients.
TAVIA FLANAGAN, Office Assistant/Gift Card Coordinator
(Clover Lane)
Tavia joined our staff in March of 2015. She has years of experience working in administrative support in both the medical field and insurance industry before taking time off to start a family. Tavia handles our daily office needs including answering the phone, assisting in room reservations for our congregants, calendaring, coodinating our gift card program, preparing Orders of Service and other general office needs.

Days/Hours: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday (9:30 am - 2:00 pm)
Phone: 717.564.4761 ext. 702
Email: To contact Tavia, please visit our staff contact form and select her from the list of recipients.
ALICIA O'ROREY, Bookkeeper (Clover Lane)
Alicia joined our staff in April of 2015. Alicia handles our bookkeeping needs, including but not limited to processing weekly offerings and other forms of income, expense reimbursements, check requests and bill payments.
Days/Hours: Thursday (8:30 am - 3:00 pm)
Phone: 717.564.4761 ext. 703
Email: To contact Alicia, please visit our staff contact form and select her from the list of recipients.
ANN HOSSLER, Director of Music

Ann began working for UCH in September of 2016.  As the Director of Music, Ann is responsible for all aspects of music — both instrumental and vocal — at both the Market Street and Clover Lane Campuses.  She has served both United Methodist and Unitarian Universalist churches in Central Pennsylvania and in Florida.
Days/Office Hours: Thursday 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Clover Lane.

Phone: 717.564.4761 ext. 705
Email: To contact Ann, please visit our staff contact form and select her from the list of recipients.
SARA PALMER, Director of Religious Exploration

Prior to becoming our Director of Religious Exploration, Sara was the RGL Coordinator and began her time with us working in our nursery in 2013.

Days/Hours: Thursday 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm @ Clover Lane and by appointment. Market Street by appointment.

Phone: 717.564.4761 ext. 708
Email: To contact Sara, please visit our staff contact form and select her from the list of recipients.
 HANNAH BELSER, Accompianist


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