• Rev. Kent Matthies


    A life-long Unitarian Universalist, Kent came to USG in 2002, bringing a vision for the church to “empower people as disciples of love.”  During his sabbatical in 2017 Kent was trained in a Mindfulness Practicum at the Jefferson Myrna-Brind Center for Integrative Medicine for professionals who integrate mindfulness in their professional practice.  Kent is excited … Continued

  • Jason Bender

    Director of Spiritual Development

    Jason comes to us from Main Line Unitarian Church in Devon, where he was hired as the Youth Coordinator 4+ years ago. Last year at the same church Jason stepped into sharing the position of Director of Religious Education.  While at MLUC, Jason revitalized the engagement of youth in the church and grew that program. … Continued

  • Connie Simon

    Part Time Intern Minister

    Constance (Connie) Simon is a member of the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia and a Seminarian at Meadville Lombard Theological School in Chicago. She comes to us highly recommended as a seminarian with fine preaching, pastoral care, social justice and organizational skills. From September, 2016 to June, 2018, USG will be the Teaching Congregation where … Continued

  • Mark Daugherty

    Director of Music

    Mark has been USG’s Director of Music since 1983. He has built the choir into an outstanding ensemble that sings at most Sunday services during the year and presents two major choral programs annually. Mark also teaches music at Chestnut Hill Academy where his vocal ensembles have received superior ratings at national adjudications. He is … Continued

  • Gloria Guldager

    Church Administrator

    Gloria Guldager joined USG’s staff as the Office Administrator in January 2010. Beginning July 1, 2012, she has been elevated to full-time Church Administrator. Gloria began attending services at USG in 2006 and became a member in May 2007. She served on the Membership Committee for 3 years; initially as the Visitor Coordinator and then … Continued

  • Carolyn Scott

    Assistant Administrator

    Carolyn Scott has been a member of USG since 2006 and has worked in many volunteer capacities including in the Welcoming Community, the Green Sanctuary Committee (helping Joe Walsh re-start the Northwest chapter of RecycleNOW), the MLK Day of Service (securing donated goods and services for projects), and as Host Coordinator when we host PIHN … Continued

  • Carolyn Cotton

    Rental Coordinator

    Carolyn is a long time member of the Unitarian Society of Germantown. She has served on many committees including the Board of Trustees, Buildings & Grounds, Administrative Council and Religious Education. Carolyn served as President of the Board in 1995-96. She is currently co-chair of the Master Plan Implementation Committee. Professionally, Carolyn is a local … Continued