Staff

  • Kathy Underwood

    Director of Religious Exploration and Education dre@uuce.org

  • Sheena John

    Church Administrator administrator@uuce.org   Sheena John has been a member of UUCE since 1998. In 2014 she joined the staff as the part-time Church Administrator. Not a stranger to administrative work, Sheena has run her own landscape design business since 1992. She’s keen to help UUCE maneuver and take advantage of the many changes that have … Continued

  • Rev. Leslie Mills

    Minister

      The Unitarian Universalist Church of Elgin called Rev. Leslie Mills to serve as our settled minister in 2015.  She was ordained and installed October of 2016, Leslie is a third-generation Unitarian Universalist who grew up near Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  She attended Beloit College, where she earned her B.A. in Creative Writing and minored in Museum Studies. From there, … Continued

  • Steve Askins

    Music Director

    Steve Askins has been a staff musician and worship leader at UUCE since 1993. In 2016 he was promoted to Music Director. He is a singer, guitarist, arranger and composer. Steve began performing professionally at age fifteen. He has earned his living as a musician most of his adult life. He draws from a diverse … Continued