Rev. Michelle La Grave
Rev. Michelle La GraveInterim Minister
I am a New England native boldly adventuring around the country and serving our UU congregations as an interim minister, a calling I embrace whole-heartedly. I have just finished serving two years as the Interim Minister at the First Unitarian Church of Omaha, Nebraska. Click on the photo for more info.
Director of Religious Education
Director of Religious EducationKaty Carpman
Katy believes in lifelong learning, supporting families, and the power of story. She is a Credentialed Religious Educator and has worked with UU congregations since 2006.
Karen Van Horn
Karen Van HornBusiness Administrator
Karen joined our staff in 2005 and things have run smoothly ever since!
Alejandra Gonzalez
Alejandra GonzalezOffice Administrator for Communications
Alejandra (Ale) moved to Houston in the summer of 2016 from South Texas for this position at Emerson. Click on the photo for more info.
Membership Coordinator
Membership CoordinatorAudrey Gale Hall
Audrey is a senior at the University of Houston, studying the Hebrew Bible and queer theology, and graduating with honors in May 2022. She hopes to spend her life ministering in the LGBTQ+ community as an ordained Unitarian Universalist. Click on the photo for more info.
Director of Music
Director of MusicJulia Morsher
Hui Shan Chin
Hui Shan ChinPianist
Born in Kuala Lumpur in 1990, Hui Shan Chin began her musical education at the age of 3. Ms. Chin is a laureate of many national and international music competitions. Her accolades include top prizes in the Seattle International Piano Competition, HSBC Classics Piano Competition, … Click on the photo for more info.