Steve Cook

Our new interim minister is the Reverend Stephen Cook.  “Reverend Steve” is an experienced parish minister, who has served a nine-year, full-time settlement and five interim ministries.  He is just finishing a three-year interim at the First Parish Universalist of Stoughton, MA, where in addition to the usual pastoral duties, he led the church in … Continued

Music Ministry

Paul Benya

As UUCSB’s organist for nearly thirty years, Paul Benya has shared traditional organ music. Classically trained at the esteemed Concordia College in Bronxville, N.Y., Benya earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music with a specialty in Organ Performance. He furthered his education by attending Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, IN., where he is continuing his … Continued

Ellie Rolnick
Choir Director

Ellie Rolnick has been choir director at UUCSB since 2007 and a member of the UUCSB since 1994. Ellie feels that she was called to music ministry and choral leading while attending Choral Fest at Ferry Beach that same summer. In 2008 she helped to create ‘The Harbour Singers’, a choir for end of life. … Continued


Brian Dustin
Church Administrator

Brian has been the Church Administrator since 2007.  As part of his duties, he is editor of our newsletter, The Messenger, and the weekly email blast, The Friday Flyer.  He is also webmaster for the UUCSB website.  He is a member of the Association of Unitarian Universalist Administrators (the national administrator professional organization).  He also … Continued