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Our Staff

Rev. Samuel SchaalTransition Minister
Rev. Sam is our lead minister and joined 1U in August 2019 for a transitional period of two years as the church prepares for the calling of a settled minister. An Accredited Interim Minister, Rev. Sam’s personal mission is helping congregations manage change and revitalize ministry.
Rev. Kierstin Homblette Allen Affiliate Minister
Rev. Kierstin serves as Affiliate Minister for 1U. Her primary work is in the community, serving congregations around the UUA as educator and consultant. She also provides worship services for 1U as she is available.
Rev. Dr. Marni Harmony Minister Emerita
Rev. Marni served as minister of 1U from 1988 to 2008. After retiring from 1U, she served several congregations as interim minister before retiring in Orlando.

Amy FairweatherChurch Administrator
Amy has served as our church administrator for over 20 years and oversees the day-to-day functions of our facility and business. She is usually in the office Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 2:00 pm.
Sarah GrayInterim Religious Education Coordinator
The Interim Religious Education Coordinator oversees our Children’s and Youth Religious Education Program and other aspects of our ministry to children, youth, and families.
Aubrey Connelly-Candelario Director of Music
Aubrey also directs our Chalice Choir.

Tamara Musni Accompanist
Tamara accompanies our Chalice Choir on the piano.
Heather CoddingtonNursery Coordinator and Childcare
Our nursery and childcare staff offer a safe, welcoming, and enriching environment for the youngest members of our community.

Gaby CabreraOffice and Program Assistant
Gaby is a point person for many programs and activities. You’ll see her Sunday mornings at the “1U Central” table, and she works several days a week in the office.
Victor CruzCustodian
Victor serves as custodian of our facilities.