Sunday Services at 9:30 am and 11:30 am

Staff and Lay Leadership

Interim Minister, Rev. Donna Dolham

To contact Rev. Donna, call 940-566-1286 ext. 12 or duufminister@gmail.com.

For more information about Rev. Donna’s ministry go to donnadolham.com

Donna holds a Masters of Divinity with a certificate in Ethics and Justice and a focus on inter-religious dialogue from Andover Newton Theological School and a Masters in Social Work from Boston University. Donna’s interests have engaged her in several immersion courses exploring Buddhism in Myanmar, Sufi practice in intentional communities in California, and Multi-religious education in Israel.

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Since her early 20s, Donna has been involved in community organizing efforts to increase access to basic rights for people living on the margins.

Prior to attending seminary, Donna had a full time clinical social work practice in Coastal, Maine with a specialty working with Transgender and Gender Queer folks and their families.

Donna’s desire for infusing life with justice fuels her ministry and involvement in the development of opportunities for inter-religious education, dialogue and collaborative organizing. She currently shares her life with her wife, Katherine Perry and their two highly incorrigible cats.

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Office Administrator, Jennifer Collins

Office Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 9AM-2PM

To contact Jennifer call 940-566-1286 ext. 11 or dentonuuf@gmail.com

Jennifer brings a wide range of experience to her position as office administrator. In this position Jennifer is called to design and streamline office functioning, assist in financial tracking, respond to community inquiries, and engage in multiple layers of congregational structure. She keeps our administrative office running through the week and is the energy behind updating our Facebook page, website and newsletters.

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Jennifer utilizes her skills in community organizing that she brings with her from her leadership and involvement in public school activism and local and district PTA. Before leaving full-time employment to focus on raising her two children, she had two professional careers, one in banking and one in organizational development, both of which provided experience which is invaluable in her current role.

Jennifer started with DUUF in November 2017. She enjoys the combination of technical expertise, collaboration, and creativity that her job entails. She is passionate about making a difference in the world and is thrilled to be able to support an organization that is committed to doing just that.

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Religious Educator, Kyndal DeBruin

To contact Kyndal call 940-566-1286 ext. 17 or youth@dentonuuf.org

Kyndal is originally from Grand Prairie TX, and moved to Denton to pursue her education. She graduated from Texas Woman’s University with a Master of Arts in Sociology. She and her husband Miles became members at DUUF in April 2017, and began working with the children’s programs shortly after.

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Kyndal currently works with the following DUUF programs: Sunday morning pre-k-1st grade class, Parent’s Night Out, Middle School Youth Group, High School Youth Group, and youth OWL programs. She believes her mission in religious education is to create welcoming and safe environments for youth to connect and grow on their spiritual journey. In her spare time, Kyndal and her husband Miles love to spend time with their two dogs as well as cooking and working out together.

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Lead Teacher, Sam Tunnell

To contact Sam call 940-566-1286 ext. 18.

Sam is DUUF’s new 2 – 5 grade lead teacher. The lead teacher interview team is excited to introduce you to Sam. Sam is an aspiring language arts teacher who has spent the last four years studying digital and print journalism at the University of North Texas. During that time he has interviewed activists, athletes, and spiritual leaders from all walks of life and told their stories through the written word.

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Sam’s primary focus as a writer and teacher has been about exploring the experiences of marginalized communities and holding those with power accountable for their actions. He believes that, with enough time and patience, anyone can learn even the most complex ideas if they are taught with care.

He is currently pursuing a Texas teaching certification so he can work as a high school English teacher and works as a freelance writer and videographer.

Sam loves teaching more than anything and believes that, above all else, everyone should have the right to learn and grow.

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Board of Trustees

To contact the Board call 940-566-1286 ext. 13 or board@dentonuuf.org

President, Charles Ways

Vice President, Clark Pomerleau

Treasurer, Hal Gibbons

Secretary, Kelly Caster

Trustee, Brett Kellerstedt

Trustee, Susan Schlueter