REV. J. MICHAEL SOLBERG
Mike Solberg became our Sr. Minister in July of 2013. Mike is committed to pastoral ministry because he believes that congregations are the primary vehicle God has given us to participate in God’s work in the world.
REV. BROMLEIGH MCCLENEGHAN
Reverend Bromleigh is a pastor for the whole congregation, with responsibilities in worship, pastoral care, ministry leadership, teaching, and more. Her special focus is on helping people with children at home better their ability and commitment to raising those children in the Christian faith.
STEPHEN C EDWARDS
DIRECTOR OF MUSIC AND WORSHIP
A highly accomplished, versatile, and multifaceted musician and choral director, Stephen has been teaching and working with choirs and vocal ensembles for over 15 years. He is the founder and Artistic Director of Allegrezza and is the former Artistic Director of Windy City Performing Arts where he led the Windy City Gay Chorus and Aria.
RYAN P. KEANE
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF MUSIC
Ryan has been a part of the Union Church music program since 2012. He plays piano and sings in the worship band, is tenor section leader in the chancel choir, works with children’s choir, runs the youth band, and leads music for the 9:07 a.m. service.
DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRIES
I am so excited to serve all of you as the new Youth Director. I am currently a student at Chicago Theological Seminary working part-time on a Masters of Divinity and eventual ordination within the UCC. I grew up right next door in Western Springs and I look forward to working and living in such a blessed area as ours.
DR. JANET BOYD
LAY VISITORS MINISTRY
DIRECTOR OF UCECP
Jennifer joined the UCECP in 2004. Prior to her position at the UCECP, her journey included being a first grade teacher for CPS and an Assistant Principal. She also served as the Program Director and Regional Director for several urban preschools. Jennifer has a Master’s Degree from Loyola University in Education Administration with state endorsements enabling her to be a principal and superintendent.