Ministers and Staff
Co-Minister - Rev. Leslie Takahashi
Co-Minister - Rev. David Morris
Heather Sawyers, Director, Lifespan Religious Education
Marie Arce, Church Administrator
Jen Marsh - Publications Coordinator
Mark Tuning, Music Director
Mark Tuning joined MDUUC as Music Director in September 2003. He holds degrees in Music Education and Choral Conducting from George Fox University (B. A.) and the University of Oregon (M. Mus.). In addition to serving for several years as Music Director for churches in Idaho, Oregon, Illinois and New Mexico, Mark also directed Jazz Choirs in several of those locations.
Brett Carson, Pianist
Currently working toward his MA in Music Composition at Mills College in Oakland, Brett has performed and has had works performed around the country. Drawing from jazz, experimental, and concert music traditions, he seeks to incorporate an eclectic range of influences in his work. He currently performs and composes in two Oakland-based avant-garde groups, the Medium-Sized Band and Quattuor Elephantis.
Rev. Andy Karlson, Community Minister
Shaun Smith, Facilities Coordinator