Staff

Staff

The Reverend Kathryn Rust, Intentional Interim Minister
Rev. Kathy comes to ministry after a multifaceted career path in elementary teaching, editing a professional job publication, and managing law firms in New York, New Jersey and Wisconsin. Returning to Wisconsin, she attended Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, IL for a Master of Divinity. Rev. Kathy has a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Lakeland (College) University. She has certification in Transitional Ministry from Interim Ministry Network and is a member of Interim Ministry Network, Baltimore, MD. Intentional Interim Ministry is her passion and she has served churches in transition in Florida, Illinois, Iowa and several in Wisconsin, where she now makes her home.    

Sara Johnson, Music Director
Sara has been the Accompanist and Music Director at UCC-WB since 2007, shortly after she moved to Williams Bay. According to Sara, "from the very beginning I have found this congregation to be overwhelmingly welcoming and accepting". She also says she is "grateful for the opportunity to keep music in my life and to share it with others". Professionally, Sara earned a Ph.D. in Social and Industrial-Organizational Psychology in 2011 and currently serves as Associate Professor of Psychology at George Williams College of Aurora University. She reside in the Bay with her husband, David, and two sons, Owen and Elliot, who attend Williams Bay Schools. 

Jo Dewart, Assistant Administrator
Jo has been a member since 2013. Her first committee work was with "Memorial". Now, both a member of the Spiritual Life committee and Assistant Administrator, Jo manages many of the office support functions required to run a busy church!  Jo lives with her 5 cats in Delavan Inlet and is starting her 46th year at Advocate Aurora Lakeland Medical Center as a Certified Health Unit Coordinator.   

Margaret Gregg, Moderator
Margaret has been a long time resident of Williams Bay, interspersed with stints in other Walworth County towns as well as, some time in Chicago. As our current Moderator, Margaret brings a wealth of experience due to service on every UCC committee over the past 3+ decades. As with many locals, Margarets favorite pastime is Kayaking on beautiful Lake Geneva. 

Office Phone:  262.245.5426
Email: uccwboffice@gmail.com

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What We Believe 

  We believe in the triune God,

  We believe that each person is unique and valuable, 

  We believe that the UCC is called to be a prophetic church,

  We believe that the persistent search for God produces an authentic relationship with God, 

  We believe that all of the baptized 'belong body and soul to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ,

  We believe that each person is on a spiritual journey and that each of us is at a different stage of that journey,

  We believe that all people of faith are invited to join Christ at Christ's table for the sacrament of Communion,

  We believe in the power of peace, and work for nonviolent solutions to local, national & international problems,

  We believe that God calls us to be servants in the service of others and to be good stewards of the earth's resources - 'To believe is to care; to 
     care is to do',

  We are a people of possibility. In the UCC, members, congregations and structures have the breathing room to explore and to hear ... for after 
     all, God is still speaking,

  We believe the UCC is called to be a united and uniting church. 


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