Erik Walker Wikstrom

Reverend Erik Walker Wikstrom

RevWik (Erik Walker Wikstrom) is our Lead Minister.  He is a husband, a father of two boys, and has been an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister since 1995.  He’s served congregations in Maine and Massachusetts, and spent time as the Director of Worship and Music Resources at our Associational headquarters in...

Alexandra McGee

Reverend Alexandra McGee

Rev. Alexandra McGee, Assistant Minister, has served our church part-time since 2010.  Her ministry responsibilities include preaching, teaching, home and hospital visiting, officiating at life passages such as marriages and funerals, and coordinating with the lay leaders of Pastoral Visitors, Carenet, and Young Adults.  Alex finds joy in writing, yoga,...

Leia Durland-Jones

Leia Durland-Jones

Leia Durland-Jones serves as TJMC-UU’s Director of Faith Development.  A birthright UU, Leia grew up in the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Lubbock, Texas and has fond memories of her own religious education experiences and the RE teachers from her childhood. Having grown up in the church, Leia knows firsthand...

Scott DeVeaux

Scott DeVeaux is a professor at the University of Virginia. His research covers jazz and contemporary American music. Among his publications are Jazz, co-written with critic Gary Giddins (W. W. Norton, 2009); and The Birth of Bebop: A Social and Musical History (University of California, 1997). The Birth of Bebop...

Christina Deanna Rivera Silva de Ramirez

Christina Deanna Rivera Silva de Ramirez

Hola, my name is Christina Deanna Rivera Silva de Ramirez but you are welcome to call me Chris! I am so pleased to join the team at TJMC and I look forward to working with you, the congregation. What I bring to the DAF position is, first and foremost, grounding...

Caroline Heins

Caroline Heins

Caroline Heins has worked as the part-time Religious Education assistant at TJMC-UU for 3 years.  She loves teaching and has various freelance teaching positions in Charlottesville, including children’s aerobics and dance at ACAC as well as science for Bricks 4 Kidz and Carter Mountain Orchard. Before coming to TJMC-UU, Caroline...

Wendy

Wendy Steeves

Wendy Steeves is the first face you are likely to see when you visit the church office at TJMC-UU. She has worked as our Office Assistant for over three years now and loves being part of a community that makes the world a better place. She holds a B.A. in...

James Smith

James Smith received a Master of Music and a Bachelor of Music from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. While piano is his primary instrument, he has been known to play other instruments as well, such as organ, trombone, and very occasionally accordion. When not playing the piano, he...