Minister

Reverend Daniel S. Schatz
Minister

Rev. Dan Schatz is a lifelong Unitarian Universalist who grew up at the Cedar Lane Unitarian Church in Bethesda, Maryland.  A graduate of Harvard Divinity School and an award winning preacher, he was ordained in 2001.  He has served as a college instructor, hospital chaplain, and parish minister, most recently at the BuxMont Unitarian Universalist … Continued

Religious Education

Pam Baxter
Director of Lifespan Faith Development

Our Religious Education Program is led by Pam Baxter, who has been breathing energy and creativity into our children’s ministry since February 2001. A Unitarian Universalist since 1988 — when she enrolled her son in RE classes at UCWC — Pam is passionate about helping children develop a sense of curiosity about their spiritual identity … Continued

Music

Jason Schafer-Valerius
Pianist

Jason earned his bachelor’s degree in Piano and Vocal Performance from Kansas State University and holds a master’s degree in Piano Performance from West Chester University. “I would say my style of performance is generally eclectic with a basis in classical music,” Jason says of his degrees, hastening to add, “yet I grew up listening … Continued

Miriam Davidson
Music Director

Multi-instrumentalist/vocalist, choral director, Miriam Davidson grew up in a family where playing music was a natural as breathing. She began writing songs in high school, influenced by all genres and styles of music. Miriam served as an associate director and head of the songwriting department for the National Guitar Summer Workshop in New Milford, CT … Continued

Administration

Jennifer Auman
Office Administrator

Jennifer graduated from Immaculata University with a degree in theology. She is also currently employed at her alma mater —a perfect fit for her, as she believes that learning is a lifelong activity. She is especially interested in the diverse religions of the world. Jennifer comes with strong office, computer, and graphic design experience, and … Continued