Our Minister and Staff
Rev. Mary Moore
We are delighted to welcome Rev. Mary Moore into our pulpit for six months through the end of May 2021. Rev. Moore is an experienced Unitarian Universalist minister, with 40 years as a Settled and Interim Minister. Rev. Moore will remain in her home community of Bloomington, IL, providing her services virtually.
Rev. Moore will be leading Worship three times a month and will be available for significant pastoral care. In cases of pastoral care, please call the church at 402-334-0537, ext. 2.
A Targeted Minister is a temporary minister who shares specific gifts with the congregation. Rev Moore will not be working with committees or on day-to-day church issues. If you are in need of help with these issues, please contact the Board of Trustees at email@example.com or Jaime Short, the office administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director of Religious Education
Phone: 402-334-0537, ext. 3
Ashleigh Fuson has been the Director of Religious Education at Second Unitarian since January of 2020. Prior to that she attended the University of Nebraska-Omaha where she graduated from the College of Education with a degree in Library Science. An amateur author, her experience includes library work in Lincoln, La Vista, and UNO’s archival library, as well as a reviewer of children’s literature.
Ashleigh’s Religious Education experience includes five years as chair of the Religious Growth and Learning Committee while leading religious education classes at the Unitarian Church of Lincoln. A certified Our Whole Lives (OWL) facilitator, Ashleigh coordinated OWL instruction in Lincoln from 2014-2020. She was also the leader of the church’s Youth in Action program, where she engaged high school youth in community service activities and fundraising events.
Originally from Harrisonburg, Virginia, Ashleigh has lived in the Midwest since 2010 and joined the Unitarian Universalist faith as a member in 2011. She lives in Lincoln with her three sons, husband, sister-in-law and two cats. On the occasion that she finds herself with free time she enjoys walking in the forest, learning to paint, singing, listening to true crime podcasts and reading with coffee nearby.
Phone: 402-334-0537, ext. 1
Jaime and her family joined Second Unitarian Church in 2006. She became the 2U Office Administrator in 2016. When not puttering around the church office, Jaime can usually be found at home with her husband, four children and a large assortment of pets.