Rev. Mary Moore
Interim Minister

Rev. Moore is our UUA Accredited Interim Minister. She will be leading us through our interim period and our search for a new settled minister. For more information about our Interim Minister go to In the coming months we will be working together to: Claim and honor our past and engage and honor its … Continued


Susan Burton
Program Coordinator

Susan recruits, supervises, and coordinates volunteers for all children, teen, and adult programs. Since she works half-time, she is grateful for the help of other wonderful people in our congregation. She is available at times other than her regular office hours by appointment.

Heather Wadley
Office Administrator

Heather’s chief areas of responsibility are communication and maintaining the records of the congregation. She works half-time and manages the monthly newsletter, the Friday reminders, our church database, and regular website updates. She also serves as the initial point of contact for most inquiries. Her office hours are Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 10AM-3PM; however sometimes … Continued

Ministers Emeriti

Rev. Dennis McCarty
Minister Emeritus

UUCCI Minister Emeritus, Rev. Dennis McCarty, served our Congregation for 12 years, from 2003-2015, and was our first full-time Minister. During his time here, our church changed and grew. The city of Columbus has changed, as well: become more diverse, more cosmopolitan, more tolerant. Rev. Dennis first came to us at age 53 as a … Continued

Rev. Richard Ruach
Minister Emeritus

Richard was part-time minister when we were the Columbus UU Fellowship, 1989-1997, and helped move us toward becoming a full-time UU congregation. He retired in 1997 to lead the contemplative independent scholar life, and has been happily doing so ever since. He now lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife Susan.