Our Minister and Staff
I was raised in the flowing, golden prairies and rolling hills of central North Dakota. My parents were elementary school teachers, and my younger sister and I had what most would call a happy, normal childhood – privileged and protected, cradled in the embrace of … read more.
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 … read more.
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 … read more.
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 … read more.