Our Minister and Staff
Rev. Kelly Dignan, Minister
Grounded in a ministry of love and personal connection, Rev. Kelly helps us deepen our spirituality, grow in covenantal relationship with one another, and take our faith into the wider world. Ritual and storytelling are woven into the worship services she leads, and she offers caring support to our members during life transitions of all kinds. She is a mission-oriented and collaborative minister who partners with lay leaders to offer and expand the many programs of the church.
Rev. Kelly earned a Masters of Divinity from the Iliff School of Theology and an honors undergraduate degree in Marketing, Psychology and Communication from the University of Michigan. She had a 22-year business career before pursuing Unitarian Universalist ministry.
Debra Hammond, Music Director
Debra brings more than twelve years of Unitarian Universalist experience to our exciting, growing ministry. Her creativity and passion span a wide variety of musical styles and traditions. She is committed to making music a vibrant and living part of our Sunday worship services.
Debra began her formal music studies at Westminster Choir College in her home state of New Jersey, and went on to a national career performing leading operatic roles and orchestral works. She has performed as a soloist three times in Carnegie Hall. In 2013 Deborah received the “Excellence in Music” award from the Florida District of the Unitarian Universalist Association for her work with the UU Congregation of Venice, Fla., and the Venice Interfaith Association.
Amy Szen, Office Administrator
Originally from Buffalo, NY, Amy moved to Boulder in May 2018 from Massachusetts. She has a B.A. from the George Washington University and an M.A. in Anthropology from SUNY Binghamton. In her free time Amy loves taking the family dog on long hikes and training in aerial silks.
Abby Highland, Membership Coordinator
Abby grew up in a Unitarian Universalist community in Sarasota, Florida, where she attended an arts and performance high school, focusing on her passion for painting, singing, and writing. She’s currently studying Geography at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She also studies Sufism, and you can find her leading the intentional movement and song practice, Dances of Universal Peace. Abby is happy to bring her experience and joy to the UU community of Boulder in the position of Membership Coordinator.
Amanda Williams, Accompanist
Rev. Amy Rowland, Affiliated Community Minister
Rev. Dr. Amy Rowland is an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister affiliated with our congregation. She is a coach and facilitator and serves as a member of the Ministerial Transitions Team for the Pacific Western Region of the Unitarian Universalist Association. Amy supports the congregation by providing pastoral care and officiating at weddings and memorial services as requested.
Rev. Barbara Eaton Molfese, Affiliated Community Minister
Rev. Molfese is a retired community minister and chaplain endorsed by our congregation. She serves in cooperation with the parish minister and is currently on the Caring Ministry Team and the Immigration Ministry, and occasionally assists with pastoral care.
Renee Loewen, UUCB Bookkeeper
Renee has been our bookkeeper since June 2003. She works closely with our Treasurer, Finance Council, and Board of Trustees, and sends out regular pledge statements to pledging members and friends. She started her business, Bottom Line Bookkeeping and Billing, in 2000.