Rev. Alissia comes to UCG from the Chicagoland area after serving as a co-interim pastor and healthcare chaplain. She graduated with her MDiv from the University of Chicago Divinity School ('17) and is a proud alum of Miami University, where she played collegiate volleyball and graduated with a BA in Psychology. Currently she is pursuing a Doctorate in Ministry at Fordham University, exploring the intersection of Christian Spirituality and psychology. Alissia is also a licensed psycho-therapist. She lives in Newark with her wife, Kieta, and their flock of furry and feathered friends. She will happily talk sports, sneakers, and spirituality, and is always up for a good cup of coffee and some great conversation. Please stop by UCG anytime to say hello!
Jackie Dawson is our accompanist on both organ and piano and has enhanced our worship services since 1998. She also teaches piano and voice. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mathew McFarren was born in Wooster Ohio in 1957, Mathew graduated in 1980 from the Colorado Institute of Art. He maintains an art studio at the education building at UCG and works on and watches over our property and grounds.