• Kathy Underwood

    Director of Religious Exploration and Education

  • Sheena John

    Church Administrator   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


      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