Our Minister and Staff
Reverend Dan Miyake
Rev. Dan Miyake has been our minister since August 2020. He received his Master of Divinity degree from Earlham School of Religion in Richmond, Indiana with an emphasis in Pastoral Care. He has previously worked as a Chaplain Resident at a Level 1 Trauma Hospital in North Carolina, and completed his ministerial internship at the First UU Society of Albany, NY in 2020. UUCEL ordained Rev. Dan on November 1, 2020.
Our Pianist is Anita Fobes. Anita is the newest addition to our team, and is bringing exciting and dynamic music to our worship experience. She is a classically trained and Juilliard-educated pianist, and we’re delighted to welcome her to our team.
Our Nursery Care Provider is Vicki Haynes. Vicki has also been with UUCEL as our Nursery Care Provider for over two decades. Our nursery is always staffed by Vicki and a second adult volunteer member of the church, for the safety of little all our little ones, and they are well looked-after.
Vicki also serves as our Clerical Assistant for our religious education program, arranging for curricula and supplies and contacting volunteers.