Rev. Jacqueline Brett, Lead Minister
On Sunday, January 30, 2022, members of the Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (ERUUF) enthusiastically voted to call Reverend Jacqueline Brett (she/they) as new Lead Minister. Rev. Jacqueline Brett has been with ERUUF since 2012. In addition to preaching and teaching, their portfolio consists of justice, adult programs, and membership.
Rev. Daniel Trollinger, Executive Minister
Daniel (he/him) has served ERUUF for over 12 years as Dirctor of administration, managing communications, facilities, finances, support staff, worship tech, IT, and more. In a new role as Executive Minister, Daniel will join the worship team, offer classes, and work with various groups and teams at ERUUF. He will still provide financial management as well as oversight of ERUUF administrative systems, but no longer handle many of the daily operations of the Fellowship.
Rev. Jim Lewis, Minister of Lifespan Faith Development
Rev. Jim Lewis (he/they) is a queer minister, chaplain, collaborator, educator, ponderer, musician, and lover of games of all sorts. “So much of my work is about encouraging nourishing and flourishing. We gather to enjoy and deepen our spirits in community. At all ages, that includes a broad spectrum of experience: listening, talking, contemplating, playing, adventuring, laughing, crying, protesting, loving, resting, and so much more. I look forward to collaborating with ERUUF in these ways and more as we engage together!”
Rev. Stacy Grove, Consulting Pastoral Care Minister
Stacy Grove (she/her) is a Jewish Interfaith Minister and Spiritual Director with a background in pastoral care, hospice care, chaplaincy, and Red Cross disaster spiritual care. Her role providing pastoral care for the ERUUF community is part-time and involves working closely with the Pastoral Care Associates and the Care Ministries Team.
Rev. Dr. Arvid Straube, Minister Emeritus
Rev. Dr. Arvid Straube is a graduate of the University of Chicago Divinity School and Meadville Lombard Theological School. He served as Lead Minister at ERUUF for 21 years from 1983 to 2004 and then as Lead Minister at First UU Church of San Diego until his retirement in 2014. Since retirement, he has devoted himself to teaching and to a ministry of spiritual direction. He has been an adjunct faculty member at Duke Divinity School and Starr King School for the Ministry. ERUUF voted to call Dr. Straube as its Minister Emeritus in 2014.