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West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church
Meeting periodically throughout the year, the Coordinating Team


  • Discusses important issues in the church at large.
  • Explores opportunities for ministry.
  • Identifies information that needs to be shared with all our various teams and committees.
  • Provides feedback to top leaders that comes from volunteers serving at the “grassroots.”
  • Collects mission stories to be shared with the congregation at large.


The Coordinating Team is composed of the following participants


  • Director of Music Dave Blazer and Ministry Associate Jerry Devis, working in partnership to lead the Worship, Music & Arts Program Council.
  • Business Administrator Debbie Elliott and Ministry Associate Kathy Strawser, working in partnership to lead the Caring & Community Council.
  • Director of Religious Education and Engagement Meghan Ross and Ministry Associate Judy Montgomery, working in partnership to lead the Religious Education & Engagement Council.
  • Senior Minister Rev. Anthony Makar and Ministry Associate Gloria Bemer, working in partnership to lead the Justice & Outreach Council.
  • Finance Manager Suehana Kieres and Ministry Associates Mimi Mayer and Chann Spellman, working in partnership to lead the Ways & Means Council.
  • Anne Osborne and Barbara Walker At-Large Ministry Associates.
  • Child Care Center Director Karen O’Hagan, Director of West Shore Child Care Center.
  • Lois Riemer, Board of Trustee Liaison.


This new structure is about elevating the voice of congregants in matters of programming: empowering greater communication and increased involvement in a way that is more intentional and organized.