Core Staff

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    CHRIS HOLTON JABLONSKI

    Minister

    (603) 436-4762 ext. 1

    Contact Rev. Chris about

    • Worship

    • Membership at South Church

    For more information about Rev. Chris, please see the ministers’ bio which is available elsewhere on this site.

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    LAUREN SMITH

    Minister

    (603) 436-4762 ext. 2

    Contact Rev. Lauren about

    • Worship

    • Membership at South Church

    For more information about Rev. Lauren, please see the ministers’ bio which is available elsewhere on this site.

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    JOANNE CONNOLLY

    Director of Music Ministry

    (603) 436-4762 ext. 0

    Contact Joanne about

    • The South Church Choir

    • Music Committee

    • Special Music Events

    • Guest Musicians

    Joanne oversees the music program at South Church. She plans the music for Sunday mornings, directs the South Church Choir, and is available as a resource for our other musical groups. Joanne is a long-time resident of the Seacoast, who lives in Maine with her husband Tony and their dogs. For more about Joanne visit our Music Programs page

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    KIRSTEN HUNTER

    Director of Religious Education

    (603) 436-4762 ext. 3

    Contact Kirsten about

    • Religious Education for Children & Youth

    • Multi-Generational Fellowship and Service Opportunities

    Kirsten heads the R.E. program at South Church. Working with the clergy team and lay leaders she develops curricula for the R.E. program, recruits and supports program volunteers, plans special events and service trips, and provides support to South Church families. Kirsten is a life-long UU. She has a Masters degree in Special Education and lives on the Seacoast with her two sons.

Support Staff

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    JENNIFER LEYDEN

    Office Administrator

    (603) 436 4762 ext. 0

    Contact Jennifer about

    • General information 

    • Reservations and Rentals

    • Member directory help

    • Communications

    Jennifer is the first face you will see when visiting the South Church office. She answers the phone, greets our visitors, manages the church facility and events calendar, and does all of the church communications. She is a lifelong resident of the Seacoast and loves to spend time with her family.

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    LISA DONNELLY

    Finance Administrator

    (603) 436-4762 Ext. 7

    Contact Lisa about

    • Accounts Payable and Receivable

    • Stewardship

    • Human Resources

    Lisa oversees the finances of South Church, including pledges and donations, as well as Human Resources and bill paying. Lisa is a NH native whose interests are quilting, kindness and peace. She lives with her family “across the bridge” and is happy to join the South Church team. 

     

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    CAT LYONS

    RE Assistant

    (603) 436-4762 ext. 0

    Contact Cat about

    • Religious Education Program Administrative Support

    • Senior Youth

    Cat provides support for the Religious Education program, including classroom prep, teacher support, and special events. She works directly with our senior youth and lay youth advisors to develop the high school age youth program. Cat is a long-time Unitarian Universalist with experience in youth programming at the denominational level.

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    SUSAN ADAMS

    Susan provides piano music for Sunday worship and some special events. Susan lives in Maine, and is an administrative assistant at the University of New Hampshire’s Music Department.

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    MARTIN KOSKI

    Janitor

    Martin keeps our facilities welcoming and clean. He is an accomplished boat builder by trade, and a practitioner of Buddhist meditation.