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Unitarian Society of Germantown (USG)
6511 Lincoln Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19119-3625
(215)844-1157 (voice mail)

Our Sunday service is at 10:30am.

General Information: usgadmin@usguu.org

Office hours:
Monday & Friday – 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

(closed on most regular holidays)


Rev. Kent Matthies, Ministerkmatthies@usguu.org

Minister Office hours:
Tuesday 9:30-11:30am & 1:30 – 4:00pm
Wednesday 9:30-11:30am
Friday 9:30-11:30 am & 1:30-4:00 pm

Gloria Guldager, Church Administrator-usgadmin@usguu.org

Carolyn Scott, Asst. Administrator (space requests and event announcements)communications@usguu.org

Ryan Hurd, Director of Spiritual Development  dsd@usguu.org

Office hours: Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm. Please call the main church number, (215)844-1157, or email Ryan to make an appointment.

Mark Daugherty, Music Directormusicdirector@usguu.org

Carolyn Cotton, Rental Coordinatorrental@usguu.org

Rudy Sprinkle, Financial Secretarypledgesec@usguu.org

Mike Rogers, Sunday and Special Events Sexton – sexton@usguu.org



Board of Trustees

Jenn Leiby, Presidentpresident@usguu.org

Jess Slivak, Vice President, jmslivak@gmail.com

Eva Finney, Secretary, evamfinney@gmail.com

Nancy Anderson, nbandter1833@gmail.com

Michael Campbell, campbellm@email.chop.edu

Joanne Davis, chcomputerspa@gmail.com

Sam Stormont, samuel.stormont@gmail.com

Debbie Ward, dwhitward@verizon.net


Nominating Committee: Chair, Alan Windle, awindle94@yahoo.com
Committee on Ministry
 Chair, Beth Lazer, bethlazer@comcast.net

Support Officers

Treasurer (Operations and Consolidated Investment Fund (CIF), Unfilled, treasurer@usguu.org

Elaine Hills, Membership Secretary, elaine.l.hills@gmail.com

David Dearden, Counsel, ddearden@ksdbhealthlaw.com

Ministry Executive Team

Rev. Kent Matthies, Minister—kmatthies@usguu.org
Gloria Guldager, Church Administrator – usgadmin@usguu.org
Delores Hill- hillott@comcast.net
Kay Weiser- kweiser7825@verizon.net 

Governance and Ministry Task Force (GMTF) 

Susan Smith, Chair, susanbsmith11@gmail.com



Building and Grounds: Co-Chairs, Bill Blasdel and Kurt Ahrens, building_grounds@usguu.org

Capital Campaign Committee: Co-Chairs, Linda Bernstein and Bill Dowdall, capitalcampaign@usguu.org

Communications Committee: Chair, Gloria Guldager, communications@usguu.org

Nicholas Brown Memorial Education Fund: Chair, Shawn Miller, milshawn52@yahoo.com

Sullivan Assistance Fund: chair, Norman Matlock, nmatlock@verizon.net

Investment Committee: Chair, Bill Morrow, morrow@mttllaw.com

Personnel: No chair, Position Open, contact Gloria Guldager, Church Administrator, usgadmin@usguu.org

Service Auction: Co-Chairs, Deb Kish-Silver & Janet Haas, serviceauction@usguu.org

Stewardship/Pledge: Chair, Rick Rodes, rrodes541@gmail.com

Chalice Lighter’s Ambassador: Carolyn Cotton, cccotton@aol.com


Worship Arts Committee: Chair, Brian O’Leary, bnol@verizon.net

Sound Operators: Lead volunteer Bob Williford, rbwilliford@gmail.com

Videographer: Jeff Smith, germantownsmith@gmail.com

Ushers: Co-Chairs, Steve Conrad & Eric Foster, usher@usguu.org

Choir: Co-Chairs, Andrea Parry & Linda Smith, musicdirector@usguu.org

Music Ministry: No Chair, Position Open

Spiritual Development – spiritualdevelopment@usguu.org

Children’s Spiritual Development: Chair, TBD

Adult Spiritual Development: Chair, Gerry Whelan, asd@usguu.org

Small Group Ministries: Contact Treva Burger, sgm@usguu.org

EarthSpirit Circle: Contact Donya Coldwell, earth@usguu.org

Seder Dinner: Contact Deb Kish-Silver, deborahksilver@verizon.net 

Retreat Committee: No Chair, Position Open

UU101: Eric Foster and Charles Gabriel, UU101@usguu.org



Caring Ministry Associates: Chair,  Linda Bernstein, caring@usguu.org

Welcoming Community (Membership): Co-chairs, Treva Burger and Lisa Dutton, welcoming@usguu.org

Fellowship Hour: Coordinator, Treva Burger, fellowship@usguu.org



Social Justice Coordinators: Co-Chairs, Lois Murphy and Devery Howerton, socialaction@usguu.org

MET (Ministry Executive Team) Liaison to Social Justice: Kay Weiser, kweiser7825@verizon.net

Monthly SJ Newsletter, “Steps to Social Justice”: Contact, Marilyn Dyson, marilyndyson@gmail.com

Coalition Against Mass Incarceration: Contact, Nancy Anderson, nbanter1833@gmail.com

Denominational Affairs: Contact, Barbara Dowdall, gtnbassoon@aol.com

Economic Justice: Contact, Dennis Brunn, dbrunn@verizon.net

Ending Racism: Co-chairs, Barbara Dowdall and Parvathy Menon, endingracism@usguu.org

Environmental Justice: Contact, Gail Mershon, gaildmershon@gmail.com

Gun Violence Reduction: Contact, Eric Foster, ekfoster07@gmail.com

Immigration Justice: Contact, Yvonne Marlier, marlieryvo@gmail.com

MLK Day of Service: Co-Chairs, Lois Murphy and Devery Howerton, mlkday@usguu.org

PIHN Hosting: Co-Chairs, Carolyn Scott, cwelchscott@gmail.com & Bonnie McDairmont, bmcdairm6@gmail.com

Public Education Initiative (PEI): Chair, Barbara Dowdall, gtnbassoon@aol.com

Lingelbach Dinner:  Chair, Barbara Dowdall, gtnbassoon@aol.com

Rebuilding Philadelphia: Linda Bernstein, momberner506@gmail.com

Reproductive Justice: Contact, Devery Howerton, devhowerton@comcast.net

Share the Plate Task Force: Chair: Eric Foster,  sharetheplate@usguu.org

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC): Contact, Dennis Brunn & Linda Brunn,dbrunn@verizon.net

Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office (UUUNO): No chair, position open.



Sunday Morning Meditation: Contact, Sharon Mafuru at smallaxetz@gmail.com

Flower Table Guild: Contact, Elaine Hills, elaine.l.hills@gmail.com

Friday Morning Book Group: Contact, Carolyn Scott, bookgroup@usguu.org

Memorial Garden: Chair, Bill Dowdall, memorialgarden@usguu.org

Needle Exchange: Coordinator, Margaret Thompson, needleexchange@usguu.org

P.U.S.H.: Coordinator, Paul Teti, push@usguu.org

Young Adult Small Group Ministry: Contact Stephanie Bonner,   slbonner2@gmail.com 


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Regional Lead, Rev. Megan Foleymfoley@uua.org 
100 W 10th Street, Suite 1008 
Wilmington, DE 19801
USG Lead: Patricia Infante pinfante@uua.org 609-792-9042

Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (PIHN)
Rachel Falkove, Executive Director
7047 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19119
(215)247-HOME (4663)
FAX (215)247-0544
E-mail:  Rachel@philashelter.org
Web site:  www.philashelter.org

Murray Grove Association
P.O. Box 246
Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734
E-mail:  murraygrove@murraygrove.org
Web site:  www.murraygrove.org

Richard Williams, Director
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Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
130 Prospect Street
Cambridge, MA 02139-1845
FAX (617)868-7102
Web site:  www.uusc.org

Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office
777 United Nations Plaza, Suite 7G
New York, NY 10017
FAX (212)983-5498