Meet the Staff
Barbara Miller brings a lifetime of musical experience to the music ministry of UUCSJS. She has a bachelor’s degree in Music Education and has been certified to teach Kindermusik™ and Simply Music™.
Barbara sets an awesome example of continuing personal growth in her field. Her current special interests in music are choral conducting, piano improvisation, and improving her guitar skills. Accompanying other musicians in classical music performance is one of her growing edges.
She is active in the Unitarian Universalist Musicians Network (UUMN), recently completing a three year credentialing program to be a Credentialed UU Music Leader. Barbara has also led music and worship workshops at the district and national level, in addition to participating in music at UUMAC and Ferry Beach.
Director of Religious Education
Jessica Dunn Safonof is our Director of Religious Education (DRE). Having served on the Children’s RE Committee for many years, with children of her own in our Children’s Religious Education program, she demonstrates our strong commitment to our kids.
Before the pandemic, office hours were Wednesday and Thursday from 1 pm to 5 pm. During the pandemic, the church building is closed and there are no Office hours. However, you can use the email address, which is email@example.com.
Arkady Thompson (she/her) keeps our books clean and well-oiled. You can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arkady is an artist who works mainly with clay and paint. She has two young daughters, a husband, and three cats. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, and experimenting with as many art mediums as possible.