Interim Minister

Rev. Michelle LaGrave, Interim 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. To … read more.

Religious Education

Katy CarpmanDirector of Religious Education

Katy 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. Read more.


Karen Van HornBusiness Administrator

Karen Van Horn

Karen joined our staff in 2005 and things have run smoothly ever since! Read more.

Office Administrator for Communications

Alejandra Gonzalez

Alejandra (Ale) moved to Houston in the summer of 2016 from South Texas for this position at Emerson. Read more.


Adrian RodriguezDirector of Music

Adrian Rodriguez

Adrian currently serves as the Director of Choirs at Stephen F. Austin High School (Sugar Land, TX). In addition to conducting five choirs, he is the music director of the musical theatre program and teaches Advanced Placement Music Theory and Honors Music History.

Adrian received his … read more.


Hui Shan Chin

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, … read more.